Humboldt County, Iowa Electric Profile

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Humboldt County, Iowa Overview

Humboldt County's average residential electricity rate is 11.75 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.59% lower than the nationwide average price of 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour.

Humboldt County has a population of 9,597 residents.

With a state average residential electric bill of $110.82, Humboldt County residents pay about 38.52% more than their fellow statesmen.

Humboldt County comes in as the 2211th highest pollution level due to electricity consumption in the United States and 51st worst in the state, releasing 56,883,388.86 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Humboldt County is the 1059th highest polluting county in the country based on pollution per capita. The county emits 5,927.21 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

The largest provider in Humboldt County by number of customers is MidAmerican Energy.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    159,155  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.58  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    56,883,389  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,927.21  kg

Humboldt, IA Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Humboldt is about 10.95 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this rate is lower than both the Iowa and the nationwide average prices of 12.75 and 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Consumers in Humboldt are faced with 1.71 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 169.76 minutes. MidAmerican Energy sells an estimated 14,275.08 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other electricity provider.

Emissions in Humboldt average 5,927.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 109th worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 28,403,167.6 kilograms, which is the 88th worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The inhabitants of Humboldt have to import electricity from outside city limits because there are not any electricity producing facilities within the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Humboldt

Humboldt residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.133/kWh$0.080/kWh $150.16/mo.$49.53/mo.
253rd 10.95¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Humboldt
288th $100.99 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Humboldt Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Humboldt, Iowa

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican Energy BUNDLED 10.75 88.09 6,013,626 646,574,606
Midland Power Coop BUNDLED 12.17 182.49 205,061 24,953,000

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Dakota City, IA Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Dakota City is about 10.75 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this rate is lower than both the Iowa and the nationwide average prices of 12.75 and 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. MidAmerican Energy is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $88.09 per month, while the national average is $122.19. Consumers in the city enjoy a 20.51% discount compared to other residents of the United States.

Emissions in Dakota City average 5,927.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 109th worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 4,498,748.79 kilograms, which is the 354th worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The inhabitants of Dakota City have to import electricity from outside city limits because there are not any electricity producing facilities within the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dakota City

Dakota City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.133/kWh$0.080/kWh $150.16/mo.$49.53/mo.
51st 10.75¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dakota City
31st $88.09 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dakota City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dakota City, Iowa

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican Energy BUNDLED 10.75 88.09 6,013,626 646,574,606

Gilmore City, IA Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Gilmore City is about 11.24 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this rate is lower than both the Iowa and the nationwide average prices of 12.75 and 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Consumers in Gilmore City are faced with 1.71 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 169.76 minutes. MidAmerican Energy sells an estimated 2,882.64 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other electricity provider.

Emissions in Gilmore City average 5,927.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 109th worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 2,886,548.96 kilograms, which is the 455th worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The inhabitants of Gilmore City have to import electricity from outside city limits because there are not any electricity producing facilities within the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gilmore City

Gilmore City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.133/kWh$0.080/kWh $150.16/mo.$49.53/mo.
289th 11.24¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gilmore City
361st $120.29 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gilmore City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gilmore City, Iowa

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican Energy BUNDLED 10.75 88.09 6,013,626 646,574,606
Midland Power Coop BUNDLED 12.17 182.49 205,061 24,953,000

Humboldt County, Iowa Details

Humboldt County, Iowa Net Metering

There are 5 companies in Humboldt County providing electricity. Of those 5, 60.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state of Iowa has above average state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Humboldt County who report energy loss data had an average of 2.15% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a state average energy loss of 1.85%, Humboldt County is the 22nd best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Humboldt County:

  • Bode, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Bradgate, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Dakota City, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Gilmore City, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 65.89%
    • Midland Power Coop: 34.11%
  • Hardy, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Humboldt, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 86.34%
    • Midland Power Coop: 13.66%
  • Livermore, Iowa:
    • Livermore, Iowa Electric Utility: 94.96%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 5.04%
  • Ottosen, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 48.07%
    • Midland Power Coop: 51.93%
  • Pioneer, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Renwick, Iowa:
    • Renwick, Iowa Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Rutland, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 82.34%
    • Midland Power Coop: 17.66%
  • Thor, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

Humboldt County, Iowa has 5 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Humboldt County, Iowa?

By total revenue, MidAmerican Energy is the largest electricity provider in Humboldt County, Iowa.

Which electricity companies offer service in Humboldt County, Iowa?

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 MidAmerican Energy 12,796
2 Midland Power Coop 1,508
3 Livermore, Iowa Electric Utility 221
4 Renwick, Iowa Electric Utility 174
5 Prairie Energy 20

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-22