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^ Residential natural gas prices in Massachusetts in August 2018 averaged $16.41 per thousand cubic feet, about 11.9% less than the average U.S. rate [Read More]

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Natural Gas Customers in MA

^ Massachusetts has an estimated 1,510,872 residential natural gas consumers, or approximately 2.2% of the total number in the nation [Read More]

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Natural Gas Rates in Massachusetts

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Massachusetts

Residential natural gas prices in Massachusetts in August 2018 averaged $16.41 per thousand cubic feet, which was approximately 11.9% 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 Massachusetts

In August 2018, industrial natural gas prices in Massachusetts averaged $7.47 per thousand cubic feet, or about 100.3% 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 Massachusetts

Residential Natural Gas Consumption in Massachusetts

Residential Natural Gas Consumption in Massachusetts

Residential natural gas usage in MA in August 2018 was 2,381 million cubic feet, or approximately 2.4% 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 Massachusetts

In August 2018, industrial natural gas usage in MA totaled 2,542 million cubic feet, which was about 0.4% 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 Massachusetts Natural Gas Statistics

Massachusetts Natural Gas Consumers

Massachusetts Natural Gas Consumers

  • Natural Gas Consumers in MA [2]
    • An estimated 1,510,872 residential consumers use natural gas in MA, which is about 2.2% of the total number of residential natural gas consumers in the U.S.
    • There are an estimated 11,196 industrial natural gas consumers in MA, or approximately 6% of the total number of industrial natural gas consumers in the U.S overall.

Massachusetts Share of Natural Gas Usage

  • How MA Compares to the U.S. [3]
    • Massachusetts accounted for 2.75% of overall residential deliveries of natural gas in the United States in 2017.
    • In 2017, Massachusetts accounted for 0.59% of total industrial deliveries of natural gas in the United States.
    • The state of Massachusetts accounted for 3.46% of total commercial deliveries of natural gas in the United States in 2017.

Massachusetts Natural Gas Prices

  • Natural Gas Prices in MA [1]
    • Residential natural gas consumers in the state of Massachusetts (as a whole) pay approximately 11.9% less than the average residential natural gas rate in the United States overall.
    • Industrial natural gas consumers in Massachusetts pay about 100.3% more than the average industrial natural gas rate in the United States overall.

Household Income in Massachusetts

Household Income: MA vs. Nation

Massachusetts has a median household income of $71,021, compared to $58,283 for the U.S. [4]



Summary for Massachusetts


  • How Household Income in Massachusetts Compares to the U.S.
    • The median household income in the state of Massachusetts is approximately $71,021, which is about 22 percent more than the median income of $58,283 for the United States overall. [4]
  • How Residential Natural Gas Prices in MA Compare to the U.S.
    • In August 2018, residential natural gas prices in Massachusetts averaged approximately $16.41 per thousand cubic feet, which was about 11.9 percent less than the average residenial cost in the United States overall ($18.63 per thousand cubic feet). [1]

Income Breakdown in Massachusetts [4]

About 12 percent of households in MA have incomes below the poverty level. [2]


More about Massachusetts

About Massachusetts

The state of Massachusetts ranks 16th in the United States with an approximate population of 6,547,629. [4]

MA Gas Rates

Natural Gas in MA

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