Hancock County, MS: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Hancock County, Mississippi Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Hancock County, Mississippi Electricity Overview

Hancock County residents have an average residential electricity bill of $166.1, which is 5.73% higher than the state average bill of $157.1 and 21.05% higher than the nationwide average bill of $137.21.

No electricity production takes place in Hancock County, resulting in the county needing to import their electricity from other counties.

There was a 6.89% decline in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the preceding year in Hancock County.

Hancock County residents are responsible for 6,342.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year, making them the 819th highest polluting county out of 3230 counties in the US based on per capita pollution.

At an average residential rate of 13.29 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 16.01 cents per kilowatt hour, citizens of Hancock County enjoy a 17.04% discount from the national average price.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity company in Hancock County is Coast Electric.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    774,942 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.88 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    291,209,708 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,342.92 kg

Bay St. Louis, MS Electricity Overview

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Bay St. Louis' citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 13.78 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.66% higher than the state's average price of 13.42 cents and 13.97% below the US average of 16.01 cents. Customers in the city have 1 power outages a year, with outages lasting an average of 133.1 minutes. The national averages for these data points are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each. Mississippi Power sells an estimated 75,752.51 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than any other vendor.

Bay St. Louis emits 6,342.92 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 305th worst polluting city out of 429 cities in Mississippi based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution of Bay St. Louis from electricity consumption is 60,689,039.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 44th highest in Mississippi. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bay St. Louis

Bay St. Louis residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.107/kWh$229.97/mo.$107.23/mo.
355th13.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bay St. Louis
406th$163.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bay St. Louis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Coast ElectricBUNDLED13.20166.51,229,980162,347,000
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED14.20159.172,109,668.79299,653,225

Zips with electric coverage in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi include: 39520, 39556, 39576

Diamondhead, MS Electricity Overview

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Diamondhead's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 13.23 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 165th out of 429 cities in the state. Coast Electric is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $166.33 per month, while the nationwide average is $137.21.

Diamondhead emits 6,342.92 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 305th worst polluting city out of 429 cities in Mississippi based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution of Diamondhead from electricity consumption is 59,731,258.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 45th highest in Mississippi. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Diamondhead

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.108/kWh$222.25/mo.$106.33/mo.
165th13.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Diamondhead
413th$166.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Diamondhead Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Diamondhead, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Coast ElectricBUNDLED13.20166.51,229,980162,347,000

Zips with electric coverage in Diamondhead, Mississippi include: 39571, 39525, 39556

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Waveland, MS Electricity Overview

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Waveland's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 13.95 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.92% higher than the state's average price of 13.42 cents and 12.92% below the US average of 16.01 cents. Customers in the city have 1 power outages a year, with outages lasting an average of 133.1 minutes. The national averages for these data points are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each. Mississippi Power sells an estimated 42,454.68 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than any other vendor.

Waveland emits 6,342.92 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 305th worst polluting city out of 429 cities in Mississippi based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution of Waveland from electricity consumption is 44,800,029.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 54th highest in Mississippi. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Waveland

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.106/kWh$232.38/mo.$106.34/mo.
365th13.95¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Waveland
405th$163.07Average residential monthly electricity bill for Waveland Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Waveland, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Coast ElectricBUNDLED13.20166.51,229,980162,347,000
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED14.20159.172,109,668.79299,653,225

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Hancock County, Mississippi Details

Hancock County, Mississippi Net Metering

Hancock County has 2 out of 2 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Citizens of Mississippi have highly restricted net metering regulations that encourage the installation of solar panels.

Energy Loss

Hancock County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 3.73% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 3.55%, resulting in a rank of 740th best in the US and a state rank of 3rd best out of 3230 and 82 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Hancock County, Mississippi

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Hancock County, Mississippi?

By total megawatt hours sold, Coast Electric is the largest electricity company in Hancock County, Mississippi.

Which electricity companies offer service in Hancock County, Mississippi?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Coast Electric27,452
2Mississippi Power3,411

How many electric companies offer service in Hancock County, Mississippi?

Hancock County, Mississippi has 2 electricity companies offering service in the area.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-02-26