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Natural Gas Rates in RI

^ Residential natural gas prices in Rhode Island in July 2018 averaged $27.60 per thousand cubic feet, about 48.1% more than the average U.S. rate [Read More]

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Natural Gas Customers in RI

^ Rhode Island has an estimated 241,451 residential natural gas consumers, or approximately 0.3% of the total number in the nation [Read More]

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Natural Gas Rates in Rhode Island

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Rhode Island

Residential natural gas prices in Rhode Island in July 2018 averaged $27.60 per thousand cubic feet, which was approximately 48.1% more than the national average rate of $18.63 per thousand cubic feet (July 2018). [1]

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Industrial Natural Gas Rates in Rhode Island

In August 2018, industrial natural gas prices in Rhode Island averaged $10.97 per thousand cubic feet, or about 194.1% 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 Rhode Island

Residential Natural Gas Consumption in Rhode Island

Residential Natural Gas Consumption in Rhode Island

Residential natural gas usage in RI in August 2018 was 379 million cubic feet, or approximately 0.4% 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 Rhode Island

In August 2018, industrial natural gas usage in RI totaled 656 million cubic feet, which was about 0.1% 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 Rhode Island Natural Gas Statistics

Rhode Island Natural Gas Consumers

Rhode Island Natural Gas Consumers

  • Natural Gas Consumers in RI [2]
    • An estimated 241,451 residential consumers use natural gas in RI, which is about 0.3% of the total number of residential natural gas consumers in the U.S.
    • There are an estimated 279 industrial natural gas consumers in RI, or approximately 0.2% of the total number of industrial natural gas consumers in the U.S overall.

Rhode Island Share of Natural Gas Usage

  • How RI Compares to the U.S. [3]
    • Rhode Island accounted for 0.42% of overall residential deliveries of natural gas in the United States in 2017.
    • In 2017, Rhode Island accounted for 0.11% of total industrial deliveries of natural gas in the United States.
    • The state of Rhode Island accounted for 0.36% of total commercial deliveries of natural gas in the United States in 2017.

Rhode Island Natural Gas Prices

  • Natural Gas Prices in RI [1]
    • Residential natural gas consumers in the state of Rhode Island (as a whole) pay approximately 48.1% more than the average residential natural gas rate in the United States overall.
    • Industrial natural gas consumers in Rhode Island pay about 194.1% more than the average industrial natural gas rate in the United States overall.

Household Income in Rhode Island

Household Income: RI vs. Nation

Rhode Island has a median household income of $59,890, compared to $58,283 for the U.S. [4]



Summary for Rhode Island


  • How Household Income in Rhode Island Compares to the U.S.
    • The median household income in the state of Rhode Island is approximately $59,890, which is about 3 percent more than the median income of $58,283 for the United States overall. [4]
  • How Residential Natural Gas Prices in RI Compare to the U.S.
    • In July 2018, residential natural gas prices in Rhode Island averaged approximately $27.60 per thousand cubic feet, which was about 48.1 percent more than the average residenial cost in the United States overall ($18.63 per thousand cubic feet). [1]

Income Breakdown in Rhode Island [4]

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


More about Rhode Island

About Rhode Island

The state of Rhode Island ranks 45th in the United States with an approximate population of 1,052,567. [4]

RI Gas Rates

Natural Gas in RI

To learn more about natural gas rates in Rhode Island, or for additional resources related to natural gas (or other utilities) in RI, 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