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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 April, 2024)

The Choose Energy® April Natural Gas Rates Report shows natural gas rates by state using the most recent data from January 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 January 2024.

Explore where your state ranks for residential natural gas prices.

How do prices compare with the previous month?

Nationally, residential natural gas rates decreased 8.7% from December 2023 to January 2024. Of the states that reported natural gas rates to the EIA for January, prices slightly increased in only 7 states and decreased in all others. Illinois experienced the biggest decrease in residential natural gas prices, with rates falling 31.7% from December to January. Meanwhile, rates in Wisconsin increased the most, with natural gas prices rising 2.1%.

Where is natural gas the cheapest for industrial users?

In November, industrial natural gas prices were lowest in Nevada $3.10 per 1,000 cubic feet. The average price for the U.S. in January was $4.96, about 8.3% higher than the national price in December, which was $4.58.

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

Check industrial natural gas rates in your state for January and the percentage increase or decrease from December.

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 November production (in million cubic feet), and the amount production changed from December to January:

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