Decatur County, Kansas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Decatur County, Kansas Electricity Overview

There was a 4.02% increase in CO2 emissions per capita during the preceding year in Decatur County.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest supplier in Decatur County is Prairie Land Electric Cooperative.

The nationwide average residential price per kilowatt hour sits at 13.99 cents, while residents of Decatur County benefit from an average rate that is 10.14% less at 12.57 cents per kilowatt hour.

Decatur County ranks 85th out of 105 counties in the state for total consumption, with its citizens using over 0 megawatt hours.

Decatur County is the 3055th largest county by population in the United States, with 2,764 citizens living within its borders.

Residents of Decatur County consume enough electricity to release 5,320.72 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per person, which is the 39th highest amount of pollution from electric consumption for a county in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    38,399 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.89 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    14,706,472 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,320.72 kg

Oberlin, KS Electricity Overview

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Oberlin has an average residential electricity rate of 13.65 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.43% less than the average nationwide price of 13.99 cents. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $92.9 per month, while the US average is $123.86. Oberlin Utilities has an estimated 89 residential customers, more than all other suppliers in the city.

Oberlin residents average 5,320.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 156th highest in the state out of 741 in this category. With total emissions of 8,747,264.99 kilograms, the city ranks 141st worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 22,839.38 megawatt hours consumed in Oberlin must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity plants within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oberlin

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.124/kWh$109.40/mo.$92.90/mo.
581st13.65¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oberlin
20th$92.9Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oberlin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oberlin, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Oberlin UtilitiesBUNDLED14.8082.931.966,523.07965,267.97
Prairie Land Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.51102.88132,71816,599,800

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Norcatur, KS Electricity Overview

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Norcatur has an average residential electricity rate of 12.51 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately for their residents, 10.61% below the average national electricity price of 13.99 cents. Norcatur has the 456th largest population in Kansas, with 159 residents living within its borders. Prairie Land Electric Cooperative has an estimated 4 total residential customers, which is more than all other suppliers who operate in the city.

Norcatur residents average 5,320.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 41st highest in the state out of 741 in this category. With total emissions of 845,994.61 kilograms, the city ranks 454th worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 2,208.92 megawatt hours consumed in Norcatur must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity plants within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Norcatur

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.122/kWh$109.40/mo.$96.54/mo.
115th12.51¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Norcatur
62nd$102.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Norcatur Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Norcatur, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Prairie Land Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.51102.88132,71816,599,800

Jennings, KS Electricity Overview

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Jennings has an average residential electricity rate of 12.51 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately for their residents, 10.61% below the average national electricity price of 13.99 cents. Jennings has the 588th largest population in Kansas, with 81 residents living within its borders. Prairie Land Electric Cooperative has an estimated 1 total residential customers, which is more than all other suppliers who operate in the city.

Jennings residents average 5,320.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 156th highest in the state out of 741 in this category. With total emissions of 430,978.38 kilograms, the city ranks 585th worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 1,125.3 megawatt hours consumed in Jennings must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity plants within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jennings

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.122/kWh$109.40/mo.$96.54/mo.
115th12.51¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jennings
62nd$102.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jennings Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jennings, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Prairie Land Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.51102.88132,71816,599,800

Decatur County, Kansas Details

Decatur County, Kansas Net Metering

Of the 3 electricity suppliers in Decatur County, only one of them report that they offer net metering crediting. Regulations put in place at the state level are poor for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Decatur County averages out to about 7.81% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 2.99%, resulting in a rank of 2765th best in the country and a state rank of 87th best out of 3221 and 105 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Decatur County:

  • Dresden, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 91.84%
    • Prairie Land Electric Cooperative: 8.16%
  • Jennings, Kansas:
    • Prairie Land Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Norcatur, Kansas:
    • Prairie Land Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Oberlin, Kansas:
    • Oberlin Utilities: 50.00%
    • Prairie Land Electric Cooperative: 50.00%

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

FAQ

How many electric companies offer service in Decatur County, Kansas?

Decatur County, Kansas is home to 3 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Decatur County, Kansas?

By total megawatt hours sold, Prairie Land Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in Decatur County, Kansas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Decatur County, Kansas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Prairie Land Electric Cooperative3,311
2Oberlin Utilities1,311
3Midwest Energy180

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-27