Cherokee County, Texas Electric Profile

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The monthly residential electricity bill average in Cherokee County is $112.51, compared to the US average of $120.24. Cherokee County customers enjoy a 6.43% lower average bill each month compared to their fellow Americans.

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Residents of Cherokee County are paying, on average, 13.08% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average price, at 11.69 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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The largest electricity company in Cherokee County by megawatt hours sold is Cherokee County Electric.

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With a population of 52,646 citizens, Cherokee County is the 63rd largest county by population in the state.

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Residents in Cherokee County experience an average of 2.72 outages lasting 341.33 minutes each year, compared to the nationwide averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

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On average, Cherokee County residents are responsible for 7,062.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year, while the national average pollution per capita is 4,494.55.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    752,967 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.3 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    212,639 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    212,639 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.04 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    371,817,758 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    7,062.6 kg

Jacksonville, TX Electric Overview

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On average, Jacksonville's residential electricity price is 11.69 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.85% below Texas's average rate of 11.91 cents and 13.08% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Consumers in the city have 2.72 power outages a year, with outages lasting an average of 341.33 minutes. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each. Cherokee County Electric is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

Electricity use in Jacksonville results in the release of 84,021,688.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 195th highest in the state out of 1749 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 36th worst in the state for emissions per person. The city is home to no power generation plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jacksonville

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.120/kWh$0.113/kWh$118.72/mo.$102.39/mo.
1190th11.69¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jacksonville
265th$112.51Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jacksonville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jacksonville, Texas

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Cherokee County ElectricBUNDLED10.66126.86No DataIcon representing missing value.281,33229,980,000
Houston County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.54105.98No DataIcon representing missing value.207,88326,073,600

Rusk, TX Electric Overview

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Rusk's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.69 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this price is below both the state and nationwide average rates of 11.91 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The average monthly residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $112.51 per month. Consumers in Rusk are faced with 2.72 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 341.33 minutes.

On average, Rusk residents emit 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 36th highest polluting city out of 1749 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 31,580,565.58 kilograms, the city ranks 372nd worst in Texas for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rusk

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.120/kWh$0.113/kWh$118.72/mo.$102.39/mo.
1190th11.69¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rusk
261st$112.51Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rusk Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rusk, Texas

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Cherokee County ElectricBUNDLED10.66126.86No DataIcon representing missing value.281,33229,980,000
Houston County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.54105.98No DataIcon representing missing value.207,88326,073,600

Shadybrook CDP, TX Electric Overview

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Shadybrook CDP's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.69 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.85% less than the average state rate of 11.91 cents and 13.08% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. With 50 residential customers, Cherokee County Electric is the largest vendor in the city. The city is faced with an average of 2.72 power outages per customer per year. These outages go on for an average of 341.33 minutes. In comparison, the US average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Around 5,680.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 786th highest polluter in Texas out of 1749 cities. A total of 11,731,222.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 698th worst in Texas for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Shadybrook CDP must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Shadybrook CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.120/kWh$0.112/kWh$118.73/mo.$102.38/mo.
1195th11.69¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Shadybrook CDP
258th$112.51Average residential monthly electricity bill for Shadybrook CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Shadybrook CDP, Texas

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Cherokee County ElectricBUNDLED10.66126.86No DataIcon representing missing value.281,33229,980,000
Houston County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.54105.98No DataIcon representing missing value.207,88326,073,600

Energy Production in Cherokee County, Texas

Power Plants in Cherokee County, Texas

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Cherokee County, Texas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Cherokee County results in the release of 371,817,757.65 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 790th highest in the country out of 3220 counties. The county averages 7,062.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county’s pollution levels. The top fuel utilized in Cherokee County is Natural Gas, making up 100.00% of the fuel used in the county for electricity production. Cherokee County is home to one power producing plant, which is the 107th highest number of plants within a county in Texas and the 133rd highest amount of power plants per resident out of the state's 3220 counties.

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Cherokee County, Texas Net Metering

Cherokee County has 1 out of 2 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of Texas has restricted state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Cherokee County is about 5.59% of the total energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Cherokee County a rank of 2409th best in the US out of 3220.

Power Companies in Cherokee County, Texas

Providers In Each City in Cherokee County:

  • Alto, Texas:
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Houston County Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Cherokee County Electric: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Cuney, Texas:
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Houston County Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Cherokee County Electric: 16.66%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Gallatin, Texas:
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Houston County Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Cherokee County Electric: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Jacksonville, Texas:
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Houston County Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Cherokee County Electric: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • New Summerfield, Texas:
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Houston County Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Cherokee County Electric: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Reklaw, Texas:
    • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative: 7.49%
    • Rusk County Electric Cooperative: 7.49%
    • Oncor Electric: 14.17%
    • MP2 Energy: 14.17%
    • Houston County Electric Cooperative: 6.68%
    • Deep East Texas Electric: 7.49%
    • Cherokee County Electric: 14.17%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.17%
    • Penstar Power: 14.17%
  • Rusk, Texas:
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Houston County Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Cherokee County Electric: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%
  • Wells, Texas:
    • Oncor Electric: 16.67%
    • MP2 Energy: 16.67%
    • Houston County Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Cherokee County Electric: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Penstar Power: 16.67%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Cherokee County, Texas?

By total megawatt hours sold, Cherokee County Electric is the largest electricity supplier in Cherokee County, Texas.

How many power plants are located in Cherokee County, Texas?

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

How many electric companies offer service in Cherokee County, Texas?

Cherokee County, Texas is home to 2 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Cherokee County, Texas?

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1Cherokee County Electric5,782
2Houston County Electric Cooperative2,855

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16