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Natural Gas Rates by State

See what residential and industrial users pay and where your state ranks

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 (Last updated June, 2024)

The Choose Energy® June Natural Gas Rates Report shows natural gas rates by state using the most recent data from March 2024, sourced from the Energy Information Administration (EIA). All rates are shown in dollars per thousand cubic feet.

There’s another side to that coin, of course. Here are the states with the highest residential natural gas prices in March 2024.

Explore where your state ranks for residential natural gas prices.

How do prices compare with the previous month?

Nationally, residential natural gas rates increased 4.5% from February to March. Of the states that reported natural gas rates to the EIA for March, prices slightly decreased in only 11 states and increased in all others. Minnesota experienced the biggest decrease in residential natural gas prices, with rates falling 17.6% from February to March. Meanwhile, rates in Oklahoma increased the most, with natural gas prices rising 35.1%.

Where is natural gas the cheapest for industrial users?

In March, industrial natural gas prices were lowest in Texas $1.61 per 1,000 cubic feet. The average price for the U.S. in March was $3.7, about 21.44% lower than the national price in February, which was $4.71.

Again, there’s another side to industrial natural gas.

Check industrial natural gas rates in your state for March and the percentage increase or decrease from February. All rates are shown in dollars per thousand cubic feet.

Where does the most U.S. natural gas originate?

Texas generates the most natural gas out of all the states. Following are the top 10 states that produce the most natural gas in the U.S., their March production (in million cubic feet), and the amount production changed from February to March.

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