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Cherokee County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Cherokee County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Consumers in Cherokee County deal with an average of 1.01 outages lasting 90.35 minutes per year, compared to the nationwide averages of 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes per outage.

In Cherokee County, the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production has dropped by 7.50% in the last year.

Cherokee County is ranked as the 607th highest generator of electricity out of 3230 counties in the country for total electricity production, producing 843,736 megawatt hours.

Cherokee County has a population of 11,606 citizens.

Cherokee County produces 100.00% of its electricity from renewable fuels, or 72.7 megawatt hours per citizen a year.

The nationwide average residential price per kilowatt hour is 16.12 cents, while residents of Cherokee County benefit from an average rate that is 22.56% below that at 12.49 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    198,196 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.08 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    843,736 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    843,736 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    72.7 MWh

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Cherokee

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Cherokee Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

10.55¢ per kWh

  • 4.73% higher than last month
  • 7.64% higher than April last year
  • 19.46% lower than the Iowa average
  • 37.6% lower than the US average
  • 268th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since April last year
  • 1,327th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 134 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 5 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

11.03¢ per kWh

  • 0.57% higher than last month
  • 0.52% higher than April last year
  • 17.96% lower than the Iowa average
  • 31.57% lower than the US average
  • 274th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since April last year
  • 2,056th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 30 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 405 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$68.09 per month

  • 1.21% higher than last month
  • 15.77% higher than April last year
  • 26.39% lower than the Iowa average
  • 39.61% lower than the US average
  • 250th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 12 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 12 since April last year
  • 1,697th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 945 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,243 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$89.74 per month

  • 0.87% higher than last month
  • 3.82% lower than April last year
  • 20.38% lower than the Iowa average
  • 34.05% lower than the US average
  • 268th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since April last year
  • 1,971st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 91 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 212 since April last year

Cherokee, IA Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Cherokee home have an average residential electricity rate of 11.03 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 17.96% lower than the average Iowa rate of 13.45 cents and 31.57% lower than the national average of 16.12 cents. MidAmerican Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $89.74 per month, while the Iowa average is $113.35. Patrons in the city have a 20.83% discount compared to the rest of the state.

Approximately 4,863.17 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 45th worst polluter in the state out of 1028 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 25,001,577.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cherokee

Cherokee residential electric rates are highest in August and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.081/kWh$155.98/mo.$50.74/mo.
274th11.03¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cherokee
268th$89.74Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cherokee Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cherokee, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Iowa Lakes Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.58188.51154,118.6219,392,582.62
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED11.1588.615,983,466.4666,989,929

Marcus, IA Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Marcus home have an average residential electricity rate of 11.02 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.08% lower than the average Iowa rate of 13.45 cents and 31.67% lower than the national average of 16.12 cents. MidAmerican Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $88.67 per month, while the Iowa average is $113.35. Patrons in the city have a 21.77% discount compared to the rest of the state.

Approximately 4,863.17 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 45th worst polluter in the state out of 1028 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 5,378,670.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Marcus

Marcus residential electric rates are highest in August and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.080/kWh$154.62/mo.$49.58/mo.
271st11.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Marcus
261st$88.67Average residential monthly electricity bill for Marcus Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Marcus, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED11.1588.615,983,466.4666,989,929

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Aurelia, IA Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Aurelia home have an average residential electricity rate of 10.45 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 22.28% lower than the average Iowa rate of 13.45 cents and 35.17% lower than the national average of 16.12 cents. Aurelia, Iowa Electric Utility is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. With a population of 914 citizens, the city is the 314th most populated city in the state.

Approximately 4,863.17 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 45th worst polluter in the state out of 1028 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 4,444,941.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Aurelia

Aurelia residential electric rates are highest in August and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.133/kWh$0.080/kWh$150.16/mo.$53.60/mo.
24th10.45¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Aurelia
271st$90.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for Aurelia Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Aurelia, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Aurelia, Iowa Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.4490.044,116.73429,779.68
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED11.1588.615,983,466.4666,989,929

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Electricity Production in Cherokee County, Iowa

Power Plants in Cherokee County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Glaciers Edge Wind ProjectEDF Renewables (100.00%)
Cherokee County IA Wind 843,736

Cherokee County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 0 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the county from electricity use, making them the 2929th worst in the nation. This comes to a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The county has one power plant in the county. Cherokee County has approximately 100.00% of its electricity generated by Wind.

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Cherokee County, Iowa Net Metering

Out of the 4 suppliers in Cherokee County, 3 of them offer net metering to their consumers. The state of Iowa has commendable state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity providers in Cherokee County that report energy loss. Combined, these 3 providers average a yearly energy loss of 2.31% of electricity produced. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.87%, Cherokee County is ranked as the 188th best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Cherokee County:

  • Aurelia, Iowa:
    • Aurelia, Iowa Electric Utility: 97.71%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 2.29%
  • Cherokee, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 98.93%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 1.07%
  • Cleghorn, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Larrabee, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Marcus, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Meriden, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Quimby, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 90.71%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 9.29%
  • Washta, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 88.09%
    • North West Rural Electric Cooperative: 11.91%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Cherokee County, Iowa?

By total megawatt hours sold, Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in Cherokee County, Iowa.

How many electric companies offer service in Cherokee County, Iowa?

Cherokee County, Iowa has 4 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Cherokee County, Iowa?

How many power plants are in Cherokee County, Iowa?

There is one electricity plant in Cherokee County, Iowa

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-07-06