Hughes County, SD: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

Hughes County, South Dakota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Hughes County, South Dakota Electricity Overview

Hughes County residents are faced with an average residential monthly electricity bill of $175.84, which is 41.84% higher than the South Dakota average bill of $123.97.

The largest provider in Hughes County by customer count is City of Pierre Utilities.

While the national average residential rate of electricity sits at 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, Hughes County's average is 41.43% below that at 9.41 cents per kilowatt hour.

Hughes County is the 2002nd most populous county in the nation.

Hughes County is ranked as the 12th largest consuming county out of 66 counties in the state with 263,044.8 megawatt hours being consumed by citizens who live there.

Hughes County has no electricity generation plants and must import all of the electricity sold in the county.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    263,045 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.75 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    44,559,874 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,499.29 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Pierre

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Pierre Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

9.89¢ per kWh

  • 2.18% higher than last month
  • 7.39% higher than March last year
  • 19.66% lower than the South Dakota average
  • 40.82% lower than the US average
  • 41st in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 5 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since March last year
  • 837th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 270 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 77 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

10.13¢ per kWh

  • 0.56% higher than last month
  • 1.11% higher than March last year
  • 18.12% lower than the South Dakota average
  • 36.98% lower than the US average
  • 31st in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since March last year
  • 692nd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 65 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$110.4 per month

  • 9.31% lower than last month
  • 4.05% higher than March last year
  • 12.65% lower than the South Dakota average
  • 8.43% lower than the US average
  • 75th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 44 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 50 since March last year
  • 13,181st in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,665 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,740 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$95.48 per month

  • 0.38% higher than last month
  • 0.46% lower than March last year
  • 22.31% lower than the South Dakota average
  • 29.73% lower than the US average
  • 28th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 21 since March last year
  • 2,702nd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 135 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 764 since March last year

Pierre, SD Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants of Pierre spend, on average, 10.13 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is 18.12% less than South Dakota's average rate of 12.37 cents. The national average monthly residential power bill is $137.93, while the Pierre average is 30.78% lower at $95.48 per month. City of Pierre Utilities is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Emissions in Pierre average 2,499.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 3rd worst polluting city out of 488 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 35,304,996.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 8th highest for total pollution in South Dakota. Because there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, electricity providers who service Pierre must bring in all of the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pierre

Pierre residential electric rates are highest in July and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.089/kWh$139.40/mo.$66.48/mo.
31st10.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pierre
28th$95.48Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pierre Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pierre, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Pierre UtilitiesBUNDLED10.1193.7468,259.186,901,178
Oahe Electric CooperativeBUNDLED9.33180.3445,782.674,272,316.05

Oahe Acres CDP, SD Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants of Oahe Acres CDP spend, on average, 9.39 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is 24.12% less than South Dakota's average rate of 12.37 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $180.3. This is 30.72% higher than the nationwide average of $137.93. With a population of 521 residents, the city is the 155th largest city by population in the state.

Emissions in Oahe Acres CDP average 2,499.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 168th worst polluting city out of 488 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 1,302,131.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 153rd highest for total pollution in South Dakota. Because there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, electricity providers who service Oahe Acres CDP must bring in all of the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oahe Acres CDP

Oahe Acres CDP residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.110/kWh$0.079/kWh$232.75/mo.$118.78/mo.
11th9.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oahe Acres CDP
421st$180.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oahe Acres CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oahe Acres CDP, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Oahe Electric CooperativeBUNDLED9.33180.3445,782.674,272,316.05

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Blunt, SD Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants of Blunt spend, on average, 11.70 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is 5.45% less than South Dakota's average rate of 12.37 cents. The national average monthly residential power bill is $137.93, while the Blunt average is 20.62% lower at $109.49 per month. Blunt is home to 332 citizens, resulting in it being the 193rd largest city by population in the state.

Emissions in Blunt average 2,499.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 3rd worst polluting city out of 488 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 829,764.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 191st highest for total pollution in South Dakota. Because there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, electricity providers who service Blunt must bring in all of the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Blunt

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.133/kWh$0.091/kWh$141.55/mo.$78.95/mo.
215th11.70¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Blunt
160th$109.49Average residential monthly electricity bill for Blunt Residents

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Hughes County, South Dakota Details

Providers In Each City in Hughes County:

  • Blunt, South Dakota:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 100.00%
  • Harrold, South Dakota:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 100.00%
  • Pierre, South Dakota:
    • City of Pierre Utilities: 98.00%
    • Oahe Electric Cooperative: 2.00%

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

FAQ

How many electric companies offer service in Hughes County, South Dakota?

Hughes County, South Dakota has 2 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Hughes County, South Dakota?

The largest electricity company in Hughes County, South Dakota by megawatt hours sold is City of Pierre Utilities.

What electricity companies offer service in Hughes County, South Dakota?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1City of Pierre Utilities7,335
2Oahe Electric Cooperative1,142

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-06-17