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^ Residential natural gas prices in New Jersey in August 2018 averaged $12.66 per thousand cubic feet, about 32% less than the average U.S. rate [Read More]

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Natural Gas Customers in NJ

^ New Jersey has an estimated 2,784,377 residential natural gas consumers, or approximately 4% of the total number in the nation [Read More]

NJ Natural Gas Prices

Natural Gas Rates in New Jersey

Residential Natural Gas Rates in New Jersey

Residential natural gas prices in New Jersey in August 2018 averaged $12.66 per thousand cubic feet, which was approximately 32% 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 New Jersey

In July 2018, industrial natural gas prices in New Jersey averaged $12.11 per thousand cubic feet, or about 224.7% 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 New Jersey

Residential Natural Gas Consumption in New Jersey

Residential Natural Gas Consumption in New Jersey

Residential natural gas usage in NJ in August 2018 was 4,311 million cubic feet, or approximately 4.4% 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 New Jersey

In August 2018, industrial natural gas usage in NJ totaled 3,431 million cubic feet, which was about 0.5% 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 New Jersey Natural Gas Statistics

New Jersey Natural Gas Consumers

New Jersey Natural Gas Consumers

  • Natural Gas Consumers in NJ [2]
    • An estimated 2,784,377 residential consumers use natural gas in NJ, which is about 4% of the total number of residential natural gas consumers in the U.S.
    • There are an estimated 6,822 industrial natural gas consumers in NJ, or approximately 3.7% of the total number of industrial natural gas consumers in the U.S overall.

New Jersey Share of Natural Gas Usage

  • How NJ Compares to the U.S. [3]
    • New Jersey accounted for 5.02% of overall residential deliveries of natural gas in the United States in 2017.
    • In 2017, New Jersey accounted for 0.68% of total industrial deliveries of natural gas in the United States.
    • The state of New Jersey accounted for 4.71% of total commercial deliveries of natural gas in the United States in 2017.

New Jersey Natural Gas Prices

  • Natural Gas Prices in NJ [1]
    • Residential natural gas consumers in the state of New Jersey (as a whole) pay approximately 32% less than the average residential natural gas rate in the United States overall.
    • Industrial natural gas consumers in New Jersey pay about 224.7% more than the average industrial natural gas rate in the United States overall.

Household Income in New Jersey

Household Income: NJ vs. Nation

New Jersey has a median household income of $77,894, compared to $58,283 for the U.S. [4]



Summary for New Jersey


  • How Household Income in New Jersey Compares to the U.S.
    • The median household income in the state of New Jersey is approximately $77,894, which is about 34 percent more than the median income of $58,283 for the United States overall. [4]
  • How Residential Natural Gas Prices in NJ Compare to the U.S.
    • In August 2018, residential natural gas prices in New Jersey averaged approximately $12.66 per thousand cubic feet, which was about 32 percent less than the average residenial cost in the United States overall ($18.63 per thousand cubic feet). [1]

Income Breakdown in New Jersey [4]

About 10 percent of households in NJ have incomes below the poverty level. [2]


More about New Jersey

About New Jersey

The state of New Jersey ranks 12th in the United States with an approximate population of 8,791,894. [4]

NJ Gas Rates

Natural Gas in NJ

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


Did you know?

The U.S. used 26.13 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of natural gas in 2013, which equals about 27% of total U.S. energy use.

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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