Jefferson County, Mississippi Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Jefferson County, Mississippi Electricity Overview

Throughout the last 12 months, Jefferson County had a 5.55% increase in CO2 emissions per capita.

Jefferson County emitted 48,905,092.97 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity use, which ranks it as the 77th highest polluting county out of 82 counties in Mississippi.

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

Jefferson County is ranked as the 2596th largest electricity consuming county out of 3221 counties in the nation with 121,328.43 megawatt hours being consumed by citizens for their electricity needs.

The largest provider in Jefferson County by number of customers is Southwest Mississippi Electric Power Association.

Citizens of Jefferson County consume enough electricity to release 6,736.24 kilograms of CO2 gases per person, compared to the nationwide average of 4,459.99.


  • Total Consumption

    121,328 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.71 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    48,905,093 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,736.24 kg

Fayette, MS Electricity Overview

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On average, Fayette's citizens purchase residential electricity for 11.02 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 9.46% below Mississippi's average price of 12.17 cents, ranking the city at 73rd out of 429 cities in Mississippi for lowest average electricity rate. Entergy Mississippi is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count.

In Fayette, there are no power producing plants. The citizens must depend on electricity produced outside of the city. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 9,733,864.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 158th largest amount in Mississippi out of 429 cities. More importantly, the city averages 6,736.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fayette

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.124/kWh$0.086/kWh$194.35/mo.$88.89/mo.
73rd11.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fayette
148th$135.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fayette Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fayette, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Entergy MississippiBUNDLED11.02135.695,664,540624,267,513

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Jefferson County, Mississippi Details

Jefferson County, Mississippi Net Metering

Approximately 50.00% of the electric providers in Jefferson County offer net metering to their customers. The state has highly restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Jefferson County is about 5.07% of the total energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Jefferson County is ranked as the 1866th best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Jefferson County, Mississippi


What electricity company is the largest supplier in Jefferson County, Mississippi?

By total revenue, Southwest Mississippi Electric Power Association is the largest electricity company in Jefferson County, Mississippi.

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

There are 2 electricity providers offering service in Jefferson County, Mississippi.

What electricity companies offer service in Jefferson County, Mississippi?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Southwest Mississippi Electric Power Association4,534
2Entergy Mississippi514

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-10-24