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^ Residential natural gas prices in California in January 2018 averaged $12.12 per thousand cubic feet, about 35.7% more than the average U.S. rate [Read More]

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Natural Gas Customers in CA

^ California has an estimated 10,916,362 residential natural gas consumers, or approximately 16% of the total number in the nation [Read More]

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Natural Gas Rates in California

Residential Natural Gas Rates in California

Residential natural gas prices in California in January 2018 averaged $12.12 per thousand cubic feet, which was approximately 35.7% more than the national average rate of $8.93 per thousand cubic feet (January 2018). [1]

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Industrial Natural Gas Rates in California

In January 2018, industrial natural gas prices in California averaged $7.48 per thousand cubic feet, or about 65.1% more than the average rate of $4.53 per thousand cubic feet in the U.S. overall that month. [1]

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Natural Gas Usage in California

Residential Natural Gas Consumption in California

Residential Natural Gas Consumption in California

Residential natural gas usage in CA in January 2018 was 58,209 million cubic feet, or approximately 6% of the total residential consumption in the U.S. of 973,598 million cubic feet that month. [1]

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Industrial Natural Gas Consumption in California

In January 2018, industrial natural gas usage in CA totaled 63,846 million cubic feet, which was about 8.3% of the industrial natural gas used in the U.S. in its entirety (769,305 million cubic feet) that month. [1]

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More California Natural Gas Statistics

California Natural Gas Consumers

California Natural Gas Consumers

  • Natural Gas Consumers in CA [2]
    • An estimated 10,916,362 residential consumers use natural gas in CA, which is about 16% of the total number of residential natural gas consumers in the U.S.
    • There are an estimated 37,242 industrial natural gas consumers in CA, or approximately 19.8% of the total number of industrial natural gas consumers in the U.S overall.

California Share of Natural Gas Usage

  • How CA Compares to the U.S. [3]
    • California accounted for 9.48% of overall residential deliveries of natural gas in the United States in 2016.
    • In 2016, California accounted for 10.03% of total industrial deliveries of natural gas in the United States.
    • The state of California accounted for 7.63% of total commercial deliveries of natural gas in the United States in 2016.

California Natural Gas Prices

  • Natural Gas Prices in CA [1]
    • Residential natural gas consumers in the state of California (as a whole) pay approximately 35.7% more than the average residential natural gas rate in the United States overall.
    • Industrial natural gas consumers in California pay about 65.1% more than the average industrial natural gas rate in the United States overall.

Household Income in California

Household Income: CA vs. Nation

California has a median household income of $69,145, compared to $58,283 for the U.S. [4]



Summary for California


  • How Household Income in California Compares to the U.S.
    • The median household income in the state of California is approximately $69,145, which is about 19 percent more than the median income of $58,283 for the United States overall. [4]
  • How Residential Natural Gas Prices in CA Compare to the U.S.
    • In January 2018, residential natural gas prices in California averaged approximately $12.12 per thousand cubic feet, which was about 35.7 percent more than the average residenial cost in the United States overall ($8.93 per thousand cubic feet). [1]

Income Breakdown in California [4]

About 16 percent of households in CA have incomes below the poverty level. [2]


More about California

About California

The state of California ranks 1st in the United States with an approximate population of 37,253,956. [4]

CA Gas Rates

Natural Gas in CA

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


Did you know?

Natural gas is odorless, so a chemical that smells like sulfur is added. This allows it to be detected in cases where leaks occur.

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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