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^ Residential natural gas prices in Illinois in August 2018 averaged $19.09 per thousand cubic feet, about 2.5% more than the average U.S. rate [Read More]

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Natural Gas Customers in IL

^ Illinois has an estimated 3,903,569 residential natural gas consumers, or approximately 5.7% 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 August 2018 averaged $19.09 per thousand cubic feet, which was approximately 2.5% more than the national average rate of $18.63 per thousand cubic feet (August 2018). [1]

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Industrial Natural Gas Rates in Illinois

In August 2018, industrial natural gas prices in Illinois averaged $7.23 per thousand cubic feet, or about 93.8% 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 Illinois

Residential Natural Gas Consumption in Illinois

Residential Natural Gas Consumption in Illinois

Residential natural gas usage in IL in August 2018 was 7,334 million cubic feet, or approximately 7.4% 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 Illinois

In August 2018, industrial natural gas usage in IL totaled 18,341 million cubic feet, which was about 2.8% 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 Illinois Natural Gas Statistics

Illinois Natural Gas Consumers

Illinois Natural Gas Consumers

  • Natural Gas Consumers in IL [2]
    • An estimated 3,903,569 residential consumers use natural gas in IL, which is about 5.7% of the total number of residential natural gas consumers in the U.S.
    • There are an estimated 22,970 industrial natural gas consumers in IL, or approximately 12.4% 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 8.56% of overall residential deliveries of natural gas in the United States in 2017.
    • In 2017, Illinois accounted for 3.26% of total industrial deliveries of natural gas in the United States.
    • The state of Illinois accounted for 6.83% of total commercial deliveries of natural gas in the United States in 2017.

Illinois Natural Gas Prices

  • Natural Gas Prices in IL [1]
    • Residential natural gas consumers in the state of Illinois (as a whole) pay approximately 2.5% more than the average residential natural gas rate in the United States overall.
    • Industrial natural gas consumers in Illinois pay about 93.8% more than the average industrial natural gas rate in the United States overall.

Household Income in Illinois

Household Income: IL vs. Nation

Illinois has a median household income of $61,618, compared to $58,283 for the U.S. [4]



Summary for Illinois


  • How Household Income in Illinois Compares to the U.S.
    • The median household income in the state of Illinois is approximately $61,618, which is about 6 percent more than the median income of $58,283 for the United States overall. [4]
  • How Residential Natural Gas Prices in IL Compare to the U.S.
    • In August 2018, residential natural gas prices in Illinois averaged approximately $19.09 per thousand cubic feet, which was about 2.5 percent more than the average residenial cost in the United States overall ($18.63 per thousand cubic feet). [1]

Income Breakdown in Illinois [4]

About 14 percent of households in IL have incomes below the poverty level. [2]


More about Illinois

About Illinois

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

IL Gas Rates

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?

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