Starkville Utilities

About Starkville Utilities

Starkville Utilities is headquartered in Starkville, Mississippi and it provides electricity in the citizens located there. They currently serve residential, commercial and industrial customers, with a total of 12,261 residential accounts, 1,794 commercial customers and 3 industrial customers recently reported to be on their books. Starkville Utilities averages 10.68 cents per kilowatt hour charged to their consumers for residential electricity. This is 6.67% below Mississippi's average price of 11.44 cents, which ranks the supplier 16th out of 50 suppliers in the state for lowest average electricity rate. There were a total of 411,604 megawatt hours sold through retail sales in 2020 by the company. The electricity sourced by the company is made up primarily of megawatt hours they purchased via the wholesale market. This category comprises 100.00% of all electricity sourced. In 2020, they made a total of $39,324,200 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 97.56% of their revenue coming from retail sales to end users.

The state average monthly residential electric bill is $135.83, while the Starkville Utilities average is 39.77% lower at $88.93 per month. This is the 2nd lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in the state. Electricity generation is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates from other companies to then be resold to their consumers. The supplier's customers deal with an average of 1.09 power outages per customer each year. These outages last on average of 53.31 minutes, while the US average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Energy Loss

Companies routinely submit reports for energy lost through electricity transmission to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Starkville Utilities recently reported a loss of 2.32% of the electricity production amount. These averages enable us to compare and contrast the infrastructure efficiencies of the numerous suppliers who operate throughout the nation. Starkville Utilities has received a rank of 5th best out of 48 providers who report energy loss in the state and 242nd best out of 3510 in the country.

Starkville Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Starkville Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.108/kWh$0.107/kWh$101.12/mo.$88.93/mo.
834th10.68¢Starkville Utilities's Average residential price per kWh
742nd$88.93Average monthly electric bill for Starkville Utilities's residential customers

Starkville Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:200 North Lafayette Street
    Starkville, Mississippi 39759
    United States of America
  • CEO:Terry Kemp

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Energy provider of the year for Mississippi, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
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Energy provider of the year for Mississippi, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Top 3 Least Outages Per Year
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Top 3 Shortest Average Electricity Outages
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Energy Loss

Starkville Utilities's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


242 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Starkville Utilities's Power Outages

53.31 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

1.09 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

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Starkville Utilities State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Starkville Utilities County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Oktibbeha County49,587211.38$140.03/mo

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Starkville Utilities FAQ:

What is the average bundled bill for Starkville Utilities customers each month?

Starkville Utilities currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $88.93, compared to the Mississippi average of $135.83 and the national of $135.83 for bundled service.

When will Starkville Utilities power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for Starkville Utilities's consumers is 53.31 minutes.

What is the phone number for Starkville Utilities?

Starkville Utilities's customer service phone number is (662) 323-3133

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Starkville Utilities customers?

Starkville Utilitiess current average bundled electricity rate is 10.68 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 11.44 cents and the average nationwide rate of 13.26 cents.

Who is the CEO of Starkville Utilities?

The current CEO of Starkville Utilities is Terry Kemp.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-07