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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 February 6, 2023)

The Choose Energy® February Natural Gas Rates Report shows natural gas rates by state using the most recent data from November 2022, 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.

Explore where your state ranks for residential natural gas prices.

The natural gas story

ChooseEnergy.com® analysts combed through the most recent data available from the U.S. Energy Information Administration data for November to find out which states had the cheapest natural gas and where the bulk of it is produced in the nation.

How do prices compare with the previous month?

Nationally, residential natural gas rates decreased 16.5% from October to November. Prices decreased in every state that reported natural gas rates to the EIA for November 2022. North Dakota experienced the biggest decrease in residential natural gas prices, with rates falling 42% since October.

Where is natural gas the cheapest for industrial users?

In November, prices were lowest for natural gas industrial users in West Virginia $4.75 per 1,000 cubic feet. The average price for the U.S. in November was $6.91, about 6.1% lower than the average national price in October, which was $7.36.

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

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

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), where they rank against one another, and the amount production changed in November compared with October:

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