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^ Residential natural gas prices in Illinois in February 2024 averaged $10.55 per thousand cubic feet, about 20.4% less than the average U.S. rate [Read More]

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Natural Gas Customers in IL

^ Illinois has an estimated 3,979,278 residential natural gas consumers, or approximately 5.5% of the total number in the nation [Read More]

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Natural Gas Rates in Illinois

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Illinois

Residential natural gas prices in Illinois in February 2024 averaged $10.55 per thousand cubic feet, which was approximately 20.4% less than the national average rate of $13.25 per thousand cubic feet (February 2024). [1]

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Industrial Natural Gas Rates in Illinois

In January 2024, industrial natural gas prices in Illinois averaged $5.04 per thousand cubic feet, or about 7% more than the average rate of $4.71 per thousand cubic feet in the U.S. overall in the most recent month with data. [1]

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Natural Gas Usage in Illinois

Residential Natural Gas Consumption in Illinois

Residential Natural Gas Consumption in Illinois

Residential natural gas usage in IL in February 2024 was 47,499 million cubic feet, or approximately 7.4% of the total residential consumption in the U.S. of 646,108 million cubic feet that month. [1]

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Industrial Natural Gas Consumption in Illinois

In February 2024, industrial natural gas usage in IL totaled 23,427 million cubic feet, which was about 3.3% of the industrial natural gas used in the U.S. in its entirety (717,812 million cubic feet) that month. [1]

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More Illinois Natural Gas Statistics

Illinois Natural Gas Consumers

Illinois Natural Gas Consumers

  • Natural Gas Consumers in IL [2]
    • An estimated 3,979,278 residential consumers use natural gas in IL, which is about 5.5% of the total number of residential natural gas consumers in the U.S.
    • There are an estimated 22,838 industrial natural gas consumers in IL, or approximately 12.6% of the total number of industrial natural gas consumers in the U.S overall.

Illinois Share of Natural Gas Usage

  • How IL Compares to the U.S. [3]
    • Illinois accounted for 8.55% of overall residential deliveries of natural gas in the United States in 2022.
    • In 2022, Illinois accounted for 3.11% of total industrial deliveries of natural gas in the United States.
    • The state of Illinois accounted for 6.97% of total commercial deliveries of natural gas in the United States in 2022.

Illinois Natural Gas Prices

  • Natural Gas Prices in IL [1]
    • Residential natural gas consumers in the state of Illinois (as a whole) pay approximately 20.4% less than the average residential natural gas rate in the United States overall.
    • Industrial natural gas consumers in Illinois pay about 7% more than the average industrial natural gas rate in the United States overall.

More about Illinois

About Illinois

The state of Illinois ranks 7th in the United States with an approximate population of 12,830,632. [4]

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Natural Gas in IL

To learn more about natural gas rates in Illinois, or for additional resources related to natural gas (or other utilities) in IL, 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