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^ Residential natural gas prices in South Carolina in August 2018 averaged $26.56 per thousand cubic feet, about 42.6% more than the average U.S. rate [Read More]

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Natural Gas Customers in SC

^ South Carolina has an estimated 651,840 residential natural gas consumers, or approximately 0.9% of the total number in the nation [Read More]

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Natural Gas Rates in South Carolina

Residential Natural Gas Rates in South Carolina

Residential natural gas prices in South Carolina in August 2018 averaged $26.56 per thousand cubic feet, which was approximately 42.6% 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 South Carolina

In August 2018, industrial natural gas prices in South Carolina averaged $4.32 per thousand cubic feet, or about 15.8% 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 South Carolina

Residential Natural Gas Consumption in South Carolina

Residential Natural Gas Consumption in South Carolina

Residential natural gas usage in SC in August 2018 was 497 million cubic feet, or approximately 0.5% 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 South Carolina

In August 2018, industrial natural gas usage in SC totaled 7,707 million cubic feet, which was about 1.2% 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 South Carolina Natural Gas Statistics

South Carolina Natural Gas Consumers

South Carolina Natural Gas Consumers

  • Natural Gas Consumers in SC [2]
    • An estimated 651,840 residential consumers use natural gas in SC, which is about 0.9% of the total number of residential natural gas consumers in the U.S.
    • There are an estimated 1,414 industrial natural gas consumers in SC, or approximately 0.8% of the total number of industrial natural gas consumers in the U.S overall.

South Carolina Share of Natural Gas Usage

  • How SC Compares to the U.S. [3]
    • South Carolina accounted for 0.56% of overall residential deliveries of natural gas in the United States in 2017.
    • In 2017, South Carolina accounted for 1.15% of total industrial deliveries of natural gas in the United States.
    • The state of South Carolina accounted for 0.72% of total commercial deliveries of natural gas in the United States in 2017.

South Carolina Natural Gas Prices

  • Natural Gas Prices in SC [1]
    • Residential natural gas consumers in the state of South Carolina (as a whole) pay approximately 42.6% more than the average residential natural gas rate in the United States overall.
    • Industrial natural gas consumers in South Carolina pay about 15.8% more than the average industrial natural gas rate in the United States overall.

Household Income in South Carolina

Household Income: SC vs. Nation

South Carolina has a median household income of $49,077, compared to $58,283 for the U.S. [4]



Summary for South Carolina


  • How Household Income in South Carolina Compares to the U.S.
    • The median household income in the state of South Carolina is approximately $49,077, which is about 16 percent less than the median income of $58,283 for the United States overall. [4]
  • How Residential Natural Gas Prices in SC Compare to the U.S.
    • In August 2018, residential natural gas prices in South Carolina averaged approximately $26.56 per thousand cubic feet, which was about 42.6 percent more than the average residenial cost in the United States overall ($18.63 per thousand cubic feet). [1]

Income Breakdown in South Carolina [4]

About 18 percent of households in SC have incomes below the poverty level. [2]


More about South Carolina

About South Carolina

The state of South Carolina ranks 24th in the United States with an approximate population of 4,625,364. [4]

SC Gas Rates

Natural Gas in SC

To learn more about natural gas rates in South Carolina, or for additional resources related to natural gas (or other utilities) in SC, 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