Lawrence County, SD: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

Lawrence County, South Dakota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lawrence County, South Dakota Electricity Overview

Emitting 63,242,726.53 kilograms of CO2 gases, Lawrence County has the 2161st highest pollution level from electricity use of any county in the nation and 7th highest in the state.

Lawrence County experienced a 17.30% increase in CO2 emissions per capita within the previous year.

While the national average residential rate of electricity sits at 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, Lawrence County's average rate is 16.76% lower than at 13.42 cents per kilowatt hour.

With a population of 25,687 citizens, Lawrence County is the 8th most populated county in the state and the 1630th largest in the nation.

Lawrence County emits 2,462.05 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the national average of 4,114.63.

Lawrence County ranks 8th out of 66 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its citizens consuming over 300,000 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    378,335 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.73 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    63,242,727 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,462.05 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Spearfish

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Spearfish Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

14.57¢ per kWh

  • 6.41% higher than last month
  • 18.77% higher than April last year
  • 13.49% higher than the South Dakota average
  • 13.83% lower than the US average
  • 390th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 38 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 39 since April last year
  • 14,351st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,583 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 8,169 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

13.13¢ per kWh

  • 1.48% higher than last month
  • 3.96% lower than April last year
  • 5.41% higher than the South Dakota average
  • 18.57% lower than the US average
  • 327th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 118 since April last year
  • 8,026th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 650 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,659 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$108.25 per month

  • 12.21% lower than last month
  • 2.42% lower than April last year
  • 6.27% lower than the South Dakota average
  • 3.99% lower than the US average
  • 166th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 77 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 13 since April last year
  • 15,097th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3,677 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,742 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$111.29 per month

  • 0.2% lower than last month
  • 10.52% lower than April last year
  • 9.23% lower than the South Dakota average
  • 18.21% lower than the US average
  • 179th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 75 since April last year
  • 6,283rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 82 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,622 since April last year

Spearfish, SD Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.13 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Spearfish, which is 5.41% more than South Dakota's average rate of 12.46 cents and 18.57% less than the US average of 16.12 cents. Black Hills Energy sells an estimated 11,990.19 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other electricity supplier. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $111.29 per month, while the South Dakota average is $123.63.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Spearfish averages 2,462.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. A total of 29,620,946.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 10th worst in South Dakota for total pollution. The electricity used in Spearfish has to be sourced from surrounding cities and rural areas, as there are no power production plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Spearfish

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.206/kWh$0.117/kWh$221.82/mo.$91.32/mo.
327th13.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Spearfish
179th$111.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for Spearfish Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Spearfish, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black Hills EnergyBUNDLED12.4492.96539,80967,133,518
Butte Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.90137.7457,892.698,047,972.48

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Lead, SD Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.53 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Lead, which is 0.63% more than South Dakota's average rate of 12.46 cents and 22.26% less than the US average of 16.12 cents. Black Hills Energy sells an estimated 2,491.89 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other electricity supplier. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $92.92 per month, while the South Dakota average is $123.63.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Lead averages 2,462.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. A total of 7,359,073.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 29th worst in South Dakota for total pollution. The electricity used in Lead has to be sourced from surrounding cities and rural areas, as there are no power production plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lead

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.254/kWh$0.112/kWh$256.27/mo.$74.90/mo.
299th12.53¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lead
23rd$92.92Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lead Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lead, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black Hills EnergyBUNDLED12.4492.96539,80967,133,518

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North Spearfish CDP, SD Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.00 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of North Spearfish CDP, which is 4.34% more than South Dakota's average rate of 12.46 cents and 19.39% less than the US average of 16.12 cents. Black Hills Energy sells an estimated 3,544.3 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other electricity supplier. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $107.18 per month, while the South Dakota average is $123.63.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. North Spearfish CDP averages 2,462.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. A total of 5,411,590.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 41st worst in South Dakota for total pollution. The electricity used in North Spearfish CDP has to be sourced from surrounding cities and rural areas, as there are no power production plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in North Spearfish CDP

North Spearfish CDP residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.217/kWh$0.116/kWh$229.53/mo.$87.64/mo.
324th13.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of North Spearfish CDP
87th$107.18Average residential monthly electricity bill for North Spearfish CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in North Spearfish CDP, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black Hills EnergyBUNDLED12.4492.96539,80967,133,518
Butte Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.90137.7457,892.698,047,972.48

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Lawrence County, South Dakota Details

Lawrence County, South Dakota Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Lawrence County providing electricity. Of those 3, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their consumers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state of South Dakota has poor state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

Lawrence County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 7.64% of their energy lost per year. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.87%, Lawrence County is ranked as the 2771st best county in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Lawrence County:

  • Central City, South Dakota:
    • Black Hills Energy: 100.00%
  • Deadwood, South Dakota:
    • Black Hills Energy: 80.20%
    • Butte Electric Cooperative: 19.80%
  • Lead, South Dakota:
    • Black Hills Energy: 100.00%
  • Spearfish, South Dakota:
    • Black Hills Energy: 58.98%
    • Butte Electric Cooperative: 41.02%
  • Whitewood, South Dakota:
    • Black Hills Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

There are 3 electricity providers operating in Lawrence County, South Dakota.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Lawrence County, South Dakota by total customer count is Black Hills Energy.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Black Hills Energy20,220
2Butte Electric Cooperative778
3Black Hills Electric Cooperative630

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-07-05