Electric Rates & Providers in Lafayette County, MS

Lafayette County, Mississippi Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lafayette County, Mississippi Electricity Overview

The national average residential price per kilowatt hour is 16.07 cents, while residents of Lafayette County enjoy an average rate that is 11.87% less at 14.16 cents per kilowatt hour.

Lafayette County is the 941st largest county in the US, with 55,727 citizens .

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Lafayette County experienced a 1.99% decline during the course of the preceding 12 months.

The average monthly residential electricity bill in Lafayette County totals $167.04. In contrast, the US average bill is $137.93.

Lafayette County comes in as the 15th worst pollution level due to electricity use in Mississippi, emitting 360,779,662.48 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Lafayette County consumers deal with outages averaging 265.51 minutes per interruption, with around 3.17 outages a year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    950,398 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.05 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    360,779,662 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,474.05 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Oxford

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Oxford Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for February, 2024

13.77¢ per kWh

  • 3.64% higher than last month
  • 4.27% lower than February last year
  • 2.32% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 16.22% lower than the US average
  • 324th in the state out of 427 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 53 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 7 since February last year
  • 13,650th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,153 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,140 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.02¢ per kWh

  • 0.36% lower than last month
  • 3.02% higher than February last year
  • 2.1% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 15.21% lower than the US average
  • 341st in the state out of 427 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 5 since February last year
  • 13,376th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 54 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 533 since February last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$153.32 per month

  • 13.94% lower than last month
  • 5.01% higher than February last year
  • 2.84% lower than the Mississippi average
  • 16.21% higher than the US average
  • 143rd in the state out of 427 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 62 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since February last year
  • 23,863rd in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 280 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 545 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$158.5 per month

  • 0.39% higher than last month
  • 3.72% higher than February last year
  • 1.98% lower than the Mississippi average
  • 16.8% higher than the US average
  • 108th in the state out of 427 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 153 since February last year
  • 25,756th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 24 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,634 since February last year

Oxford, MS Electricity Overview

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Oxford has an average residential electricity rate of 14.02 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is more than the Mississippi average price of 13.34 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the United States average of 16.07 cents. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $158.5. This is 14.92% above the US average bill of $137.93. Consumers in Oxford experience 1.24 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 197.02 minutes.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Oxford averages 6,474.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. This adds up to total emissions of 167,412,588.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 14th highest for total emissions in Mississippi. The electricity used in Oxford has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, because there are no electricity production plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oxford

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.106/kWh$215.70/mo.$94.53/mo.
341st14.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oxford
108th$158.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oxford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oxford, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northeast Mississippi PowerBUNDLED14.22168.92357,257.2650,807,548.95
Oxford Electric UtilitiesBUNDLED12.86122.8993,600.0512,041,407.45

University CDP, MS Electricity Overview

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University CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 13.64 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is more than the Mississippi average price of 13.34 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the United States average of 16.07 cents. Oxford Electric Utilities has an estimated 36 residential customers, more than any other provider in the city. The electricity grid in the city is faced with an average of 1.24 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting around 197.02 minutes per outage. The United States averages for outages and outage time frames are 1.27 outages each year and 137.24 minutes per outage.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. University CDP averages 6,474.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. This adds up to total emissions of 22,924,628.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 86th highest for total emissions in Mississippi. The electricity used in University CDP has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, because there are no electricity production plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in University CDP

University CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.109/kWh$233.42/mo.$102.88/mo.
138th13.64¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of University CDP
22nd$145.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for University CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in University CDP, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northeast Mississippi PowerBUNDLED14.22168.92357,257.2650,807,548.95
Oxford Electric UtilitiesBUNDLED12.86122.8993,600.0512,041,407.45

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Abbeville, MS Electricity Overview

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Abbeville has an average residential electricity rate of 14.32 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is more than the Mississippi average price of 13.34 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the United States average of 16.07 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $168.88 per month. Customers in the city deal with 1.24 electrical outages per year, with outages lasting around 197.02 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Abbeville averages 6,474.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. This adds up to total emissions of 2,822,687.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 286th highest for total emissions in Mississippi. The electricity used in Abbeville has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, because there are no electricity production plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Abbeville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.109/kWh$236.23/mo.$104.20/mo.
390th14.32¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Abbeville
378th$168.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Abbeville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Abbeville, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northeast Mississippi PowerBUNDLED14.22168.92357,257.2650,807,548.95

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Lafayette County, Mississippi Details

Energy Loss

The county has 3 providers who are reporting energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 5.72%. With a state average energy loss of 3.55%, Lafayette County is the 48th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Lafayette County:

  • Abbeville, Mississippi:
    • Northeast Mississippi Power: 100.00%
  • Oxford, Mississippi:
    • Northeast Mississippi Power: 68.11%
    • Oxford Electric Utilities: 31.89%
  • Taylor, Mississippi:
    • Northeast Mississippi Power: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Lafayette County, Mississippi?

By total customer count, Northeast Mississippi Power is the largest electricity company in Lafayette County, Mississippi.

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

Lafayette County, Mississippi is home to 3 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Lafayette County, Mississippi?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Northeast Mississippi Power19,287
2Oxford Electric Utilities10,000
3Tallahatchie Valley Electric677

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-05-29