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^ Residential natural gas prices in California in December 2018 averaged $13.08 per thousand cubic feet, about 35.8% more than the average U.S. rate [Read More]

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Natural Gas Customers in CA

^ California has an estimated 11,004,853 residential natural gas consumers, or approximately 15.9% 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 December 2018 averaged $13.08 per thousand cubic feet, which was approximately 35.8% more than the national average rate of $9.63 per thousand cubic feet (December 2018). [1]

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Industrial Natural Gas Rates in California

In December 2018, industrial natural gas prices in California averaged $8.61 per thousand cubic feet, or about 57.7% more than the average rate of $5.46 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 December 2018 was 63,860 million cubic feet, or approximately 8.3% of the total residential consumption in the U.S. of 768,744 million cubic feet that month. [1]

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Industrial Natural Gas Consumption in California

In December 2018, industrial natural gas usage in CA totaled 63,880 million cubic feet, which was about 8.5% of the industrial natural gas used in the U.S. in its entirety (753,143 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 11,004,853 residential consumers use natural gas in CA, which is about 15.9% of the total number of residential natural gas consumers in the U.S.
    • There are an estimated 36,833 industrial natural gas consumers in CA, or approximately 19.9% 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 9.77% of overall residential deliveries of natural gas in the United States in 2017.
    • In 2017, California accounted for 9.57% of total industrial deliveries of natural gas in the United States.
    • The state of California accounted for 7.5% of total commercial deliveries of natural gas in the United States in 2017.

California Natural Gas Prices

  • Natural Gas Prices in CA [1]
    • Residential natural gas consumers in the state of California (as a whole) pay approximately 35.8% more than the average residential natural gas rate in the United States overall.
    • Industrial natural gas consumers in California pay about 57.7% more than the average industrial natural gas rate in the United States overall.

Household Income in California

Household Income: CA vs. Nation

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Summary for California


  • How Household Income in California Compares to the U.S.
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  • How Residential Natural Gas Prices in CA Compare to the U.S.
    • In December 2018, residential natural gas prices in California averaged approximately $13.08 per thousand cubic feet, which was about 35.8 percent more than the average residenial cost in the United States overall ($9.63 per thousand cubic feet). [1]

Income Breakdown in California [4]

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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?

About half of the homes in the United States use natural gas as their main heating fuel.

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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