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^ Residential natural gas prices in Alaska in August 2018 averaged $13.06 per thousand cubic feet, about 29.9% less than the average U.S. rate [Read More]

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Natural Gas Customers in AK

^ Alaska has an estimated 132,363 residential natural gas consumers, or approximately 0.2% of the total number in the nation [Read More]

AK Natural Gas Prices

Natural Gas Rates in Alaska

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Alaska

Residential natural gas prices in Alaska in August 2018 averaged $13.06 per thousand cubic feet, which was approximately 29.9% less than the national average rate of $18.63 per thousand cubic feet (August 2018). [1]

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Industrial Natural Gas Rates in Alaska

In August 2018, industrial natural gas prices in Alaska averaged $5.87 per thousand cubic feet, or about 57.4% more than the average rate of $3.73 per thousand cubic feet in the U.S. overall that month. [1]

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Natural Gas Usage in Alaska

Residential Natural Gas Consumption in Alaska

Residential Natural Gas Consumption in Alaska

Residential natural gas usage in AK in August 2018 was 590 million cubic feet, or approximately 0.6% of the total residential consumption in the U.S. of 98,905 million cubic feet that month. [1]

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Industrial Natural Gas Consumption in Alaska

In August 2018, industrial natural gas usage in AK totaled 412 million cubic feet, which was about 0.1% of the industrial natural gas used in the U.S. in its entirety (655,334 million cubic feet) that month. [1]

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More Alaska Natural Gas Statistics

Alaska Natural Gas Consumers

Alaska Natural Gas Consumers

  • Natural Gas Consumers in AK [2]
    • An estimated 132,363 residential consumers use natural gas in AK, which is about 0.2% of the total number of residential natural gas consumers in the U.S.
    • There are an estimated 6 industrial natural gas consumers in AK, or approximately 0% of the total number of industrial natural gas consumers in the U.S overall.

Alaska Share of Natural Gas Usage

  • How AK Compares to the U.S. [3]
    • Alaska accounted for 0.46% of overall residential deliveries of natural gas in the United States in 2017.
    • In 2017, Alaska accounted for 0.05% of total industrial deliveries of natural gas in the United States.
    • The state of Alaska accounted for 0.49% of total commercial deliveries of natural gas in the United States in 2017.

Alaska Natural Gas Prices

  • Natural Gas Prices in AK [1]
    • Residential natural gas consumers in the state of Alaska (as a whole) pay approximately 29.9% less than the average residential natural gas rate in the United States overall.
    • Industrial natural gas consumers in Alaska pay about 57.4% more than the average industrial natural gas rate in the United States overall.

Household Income in Alaska

Household Income: AK vs. Nation

Alaska has a median household income of $68,494, compared to $58,283 for the U.S. [4]



Summary for Alaska


  • How Household Income in Alaska Compares to the U.S.
    • The median household income in the state of Alaska is approximately $68,494, which is about 18 percent more than the median income of $58,283 for the United States overall. [4]
  • How Residential Natural Gas Prices in AK Compare to the U.S.
    • In August 2018, residential natural gas prices in Alaska averaged approximately $13.06 per thousand cubic feet, which was about 29.9 percent less than the average residenial cost in the United States overall ($18.63 per thousand cubic feet). [1]

Income Breakdown in Alaska [4]

About 11 percent of households in AK have incomes below the poverty level. [2]


More about Alaska

About Alaska

The state of Alaska ranks 50th in the United States with an approximate population of 710,231. [4]

AK Gas Rates

Natural Gas in AK

To learn more about natural gas rates in Alaska, or for additional resources related to natural gas (or other utilities) in AK, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.


Did you know?

Most of the natural gas consumed in the United States today is produced within the United States.

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References

1. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

2. ^ U.S. Department of Energy

3. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

4. ^ United States Census Bureau