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Humboldt County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Humboldt County, Iowa Electricity Overview

With a national average residential electricity bill of $138.3, Humboldt County consumers pay about 41.08% more than the rest of the country per month for electricity.

The electricity consumed by consumers in Humboldt County is produced outside of their borders as the county has no power generation plants.

Humboldt County has a population of 9,622 citizens.

Humboldt County emits 5,139.6 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the Iowa average of 5,139.6.

While the national average residential electricity rate is 16.02 cents per kilowatt hour, Humboldt County's average rate is 21.33% below that at 12.60 cents per kilowatt hour.

Throughout the preceding year, Humboldt County experienced a 6.50% increase in CO2 emissions per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    164,698 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.12 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    49,453,187 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,139.6 kg

Recent Energy News in Humboldt

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Industrial Electricity Prices

Humboldt Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Electricity Rate for February, 2024

9.45¢ per kWh

  • 1.11% lower than last month
  • 1.38% higher than February last year
  • 32.43% lower than the Iowa average
  • 42.01% lower than the US average
  • 326th in the state out of 915 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 4 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since February last year
  • 1,843rd in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 313 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 935 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Rate

10.93¢ per kWh

  • 0.1% higher than last month
  • 0.47% lower than February last year
  • 28.63% lower than the Iowa average
  • 35.45% lower than the US average
  • 324th in the state out of 915 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 10 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 10 since February last year
  • 1,849th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 215 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 241 since February last year

Average Residential Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$71.44 per month

  • 22.46% lower than last month
  • 5.38% lower than February last year
  • 24.43% lower than the Iowa average
  • 43.01% lower than the US average
  • 330th in the state out of 915 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 4 since February last year
  • 1,578th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,212 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 427 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bill

$88.83 per month

  • 0.38% lower than last month
  • 4.08% lower than February last year
  • 22.69% lower than the Iowa average
  • 32.97% lower than the US average
  • 334th in the state out of 915 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 1,682nd in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 205 since February last year

Average Commercial Electricity Rate for February, 2024

7.2¢ per kWh

  • 7.25% lower than last month
  • 0.96% lower than February last year
  • 29.93% lower than the Iowa average
  • 47.11% lower than the US average
  • 332nd in the state out of 915 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since February last year
  • 2,131st in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 325 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,129 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Rate

8.55¢ per kWh

  • 0.07% lower than last month
  • 2.3% lower than February last year
  • 25.72% lower than the Iowa average
  • 39.48% lower than the US average
  • 304th in the state out of 915 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 30 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 30 since February last year
  • 1,626th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 20 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 196 since February last year

Average Commercial Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$265.3 per month

  • 16.48% lower than last month
  • 6.32% lower than February last year
  • 25.15% lower than the Iowa average
  • 84.14% lower than the US average
  • 333rd in the state out of 915 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 2,780th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 620 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 783 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Bill

$343.17 per month

  • 0.43% lower than last month
  • 4.43% lower than February last year
  • 24.38% lower than the Iowa average
  • 79.11% lower than the US average
  • 30th in the state out of 915 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 304 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 304 since February last year
  • 3,906th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 327 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 178 since February last year

Average Industrial Electricity Rate for February, 2024

5.07¢ per kWh

  • 10.81% lower than last month
  • 2.11% lower than February last year
  • 22.15% lower than the Iowa average
  • 48.58% lower than the US average
  • 334th in the state out of 915 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 6 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 5 since February last year
  • 3,497th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 497 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,845 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Rate

6.25¢ per kWh

  • 0.15% lower than last month
  • 1.68% lower than February last year
  • 15.2% lower than the Iowa average
  • 38.77% lower than the US average
  • 326th in the state out of 915 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 5 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 8 since February last year
  • 2,619th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 458 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 578 since February last year

Average Industrial Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$42,881.63 per month

  • 14.3% lower than last month
  • 5.51% higher than February last year
  • 21.01% higher than the Iowa average
  • 39.88% higher than the US average
  • 906th in the state out of 915 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since February last year
  • 22,006th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 528 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 614 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Bill

$56,232.31 per month

  • 0.33% higher than last month
  • 4.53% higher than February last year
  • 29.52% higher than the Iowa average
  • 64.96% higher than the US average
  • 908th in the state out of 915 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 23,070th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 18 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,424 since February last year

Humboldt, IA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Humboldt is about 11.27 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this rate is lower than both the Iowa and the nationwide average prices of 13.32 and 16.02 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Consumers in Humboldt are faced with 1.22 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 146.25 minutes. MidAmerican Energy sells an estimated 13,189.02 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other electricity provider.

Emissions in Humboldt average 5,139.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 267th worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 24,382,240.71 kilograms, which is the 89th 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.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Humboldt

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.080/kWh$154.62/mo.$49.53/mo.
313th11.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Humboldt
345th$102.58Average residential monthly electricity bill for Humboldt Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Humboldt, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED11.0788.816,026,295.35667,229,354
Midland Power CoopBUNDLED12.60195.85217,98427,457,000

Dakota City, IA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Dakota City is about 11.07 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this rate is lower than both the Iowa and the nationwide average prices of 13.32 and 16.02 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 $88.81 per month, while the national average is $138.3. Consumers in the city enjoy a 21.86% discount compared to other residents of the United States.

Emissions in Dakota City average 5,139.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 267th worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 4,774,684.15 kilograms, which is the 308th 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.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dakota City

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.080/kWh$154.62/mo.$49.53/mo.
52nd11.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dakota City
24th$88.81Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dakota City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dakota City, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED11.0788.816,026,295.35667,229,354

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Gilmore City, IA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Gilmore City is about 11.43 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this rate is lower than both the Iowa and the nationwide average prices of 13.32 and 16.02 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Consumers in Gilmore City are faced with 1.22 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 146.25 minutes. MidAmerican Energy sells an estimated 3,055.88 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other electricity provider.

Emissions in Gilmore City average 5,139.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 880th worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 3,176,269.97 kilograms, which is the 416th 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.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gilmore City

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.080/kWh$154.62/mo.$49.53/mo.
328th11.43¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gilmore City
392nd$114.18Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gilmore City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gilmore City, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED11.0788.816,026,295.35667,229,354
Midland Power CoopBUNDLED12.60195.85217,98427,457,000

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Humboldt County, Iowa Details

Humboldt County, Iowa Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Humboldt County providing electricity. Of those 4, 50.00% 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 2.49% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a state average energy loss of 2.03%, Humboldt County is the 63rd 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: 76.30%
    • Midland Power Coop: 23.70%
  • Hardy, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Humboldt, Iowa:
    • Midland Power Coop: 12.87%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 87.13%
  • Livermore, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 5.86%
    • Livermore, Iowa Electric Utility: 94.14%
  • Ottosen, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 92.67%
    • Midland Power Coop: 7.33%
  • Pioneer, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Renwick, Iowa:
    • Renwick, Iowa Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Rutland, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 88.43%
    • Midland Power Coop: 11.57%
  • 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 4 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

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

By total revenue, Midland Power Coop is the largest electricity provider in Humboldt County, Iowa.

Which electricity companies offer service in Humboldt County, Iowa?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Midland Power Coop1,533
2Livermore, Iowa Electric Utility218
3Renwick, Iowa Electric Utility174
4Prairie Energy19

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