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Jones County, Mississippi Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Jones County, Mississippi Electricity Overview

There was a 3.00% increase in CO2 emissions per capita during the preceding year in Jones County.

The largest supplier in Jones County by megawatt hours sold is Mississippi Power.

Natural gas accounts for 100.00% of the electric production in Jones County, resulting in a ranking of 12th out of 82 counties in Mississippi for natural gas production.

While the national average residential electricity rate is 16.02 cents per kilowatt hour, Jones County's average price is 16.57% lower than at 13.36 cents per kilowatt hour.

Jones County comes in as the 594th highest pollution level due to electricity use in the US, emitting 535,252,717.2 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Jones County ranks 13th in Mississippi out of 82 counties for total generation of electricity from non-renewable fuels, with 2,145,593 of the county's 2,145,593 megawatt hours coming from those fuel sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,136,940 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.08 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,145,593 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,145,593 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    32.23 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    535,252,717 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,040.57 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Laurel

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Residential Bundled Electricity Prices

Laurel Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for February, 2024

14.69¢ per kWh

  • 14.81% higher than last month
  • 7.41% lower than February last year
  • 9.17% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 10.6% lower than the US average
  • 379th in the state out of 427 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 273 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 16 since February last year
  • 15,673rd in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,940 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,143 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.12¢ per kWh

  • 0.69% lower than last month
  • 3.05% lower than February last year
  • 2.86% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 14.57% lower than the US average
  • 350th in the state out of 427 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 33 since February last year
  • 13,622nd in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 299 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,336 since February last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$139.63 per month

  • 23.31% lower than last month
  • 1.11% lower than February last year
  • 11.51% lower than the Mississippi average
  • 5.84% higher than the US average
  • 38th in the state out of 427 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 98 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 49 since February last year
  • 20,216th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 4,083 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,008 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$161.84 per month

  • 0.08% lower than last month
  • 2.39% higher than February last year
  • 0.09% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 19.26% higher than the US average
  • 161st in the state out of 427 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 161 since February last year
  • 26,211th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 396 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 727 since February last year

Laurel, MS Electricity Overview

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Laurel has an average residential electricity rate of 14.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.84% less than the average nationwide price of 16.02 cents. Mississippi Power has an estimated 2,397 total residential customers, more than all other vendors in the city. Consumers in Laurel experience 1.36 power outages a year with outages lasting on average 160.24 minutes.

Laurel residents average 6,428.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 11th highest in the state out of 429 in this category. With total emissions of 111,695,242.32 kilograms, the city ranks 24th worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 296,749.85 megawatt hours consumed in Laurel must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity plants within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Laurel

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.103/kWh$237.82/mo.$105.11/mo.
350th14.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Laurel
161st$161.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for Laurel Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Laurel, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dixie ElectricBUNDLED13.26162.49544,661.5572,238,835.79
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED14.13161.752,155,436.3304,631,248

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Ellisville, MS Electricity Overview

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Ellisville has an average residential electricity rate of 14.03 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.39% less than the average nationwide price of 16.02 cents. Mississippi Power has an estimated 1,351 total residential customers, more than all other vendors in the city. Consumers in Ellisville experience 1.36 power outages a year with outages lasting on average 160.24 minutes.

Ellisville residents average 6,428.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 150th highest in the state out of 429 in this category. With total emissions of 29,211,118.34 kilograms, the city ranks 74th worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 77,607.56 megawatt hours consumed in Ellisville must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity plants within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ellisville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.103/kWh$236.60/mo.$106.07/mo.
344th14.03¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ellisville
167th$161.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ellisville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ellisville, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dixie ElectricBUNDLED13.26162.49544,661.5572,238,835.79
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED14.13161.752,155,436.3304,631,248

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Soso, MS Electricity Overview

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Soso has an average residential electricity rate of 14.13 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.76% less than the average nationwide price of 16.02 cents. With a population of 636 residents, the city is the 252nd most populous city in Mississippi. Selling an estimated 15,299.33 megawatt hours per year, Mississippi Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Soso residents average 6,428.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 11th highest in the state out of 429 in this category. With total emissions of 4,088,528.01 kilograms, the city ranks 252nd worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 10,862.33 megawatt hours consumed in Soso must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity plants within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Soso

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.102/kWh$238.01/mo.$104.96/mo.
352nd14.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Soso
159th$161.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for Soso Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Soso, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dixie ElectricBUNDLED13.26162.49544,661.5572,238,835.79
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED14.13161.752,155,436.3304,631,248

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Electricity Production in Jones County, Mississippi

Power Plants in Jones County, Mississippi

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Jones County MS Natural Gas 2,145,5931,010,109,587.2470.78

Jones County, Mississippi Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Jones County residents average 8,040.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use. At 8,040.57 kilograms per person and 66,569 residents in the county, the county emits 535,252,717.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 7th worst rank in the state for total emissions. Natural Gas is the fuel of choice in Jones County, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Jones County has one power producing plant within its borders.

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Jones County, Mississippi Net Metering

Of the 2 electricity suppliers in Jones County, 2 of them report that they offer net metering. At the state level, Mississippi is known for heavily restricted net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Jones County averages out to about 4.05% 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 2.87% and the state average is 3.55%, resulting in a rank of 901st best in the country and a state rank of 8th best out of 3230 and 82 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Jones County, Mississippi

Providers In Each City in Jones County:

  • Ellisville, Mississippi:
    • Mississippi Power: 75.06%
    • Dixie Electric: 24.94%
  • Laurel, Mississippi:
    • Dixie Electric: 15.12%
    • Mississippi Power: 84.88%
  • Sandersville, Mississippi:
    • Mississippi Power: 100.00%
  • Soso, Mississippi:
    • Mississippi Power: 86.43%
    • Dixie Electric: 13.57%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located in Jones County, Mississippi?

Jones County, Mississippi is home to one active power plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

By total revenue, Mississippi Power is the largest electricity provider in Jones County, Mississippi.

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

Jones County, Mississippi is home to 2 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Jones County, Mississippi?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dixie Electric15,768
2Mississippi Power13,592

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-05-24