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Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data on the price of electricity in cents per kilowatt hour by state, using data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, to determine the states where you will pay the most in electric bills. lovro77 / Getty Images 50. Washington • Average price of electricity: 8.93 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 1,023 kWh per customer (17th most) • Average monthly bill: $91.33 (9th lowest) • Largest electricity source: hydroelectric Pung / Shutterstock.com 49. Oregon • Average price of electricity: 9.20 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 969 kWh per customer (21st most) • Average monthly bill: $89.14 (7th lowest) • Largest electricity source: hydroelectric ChrisBoswell / Getty Images 48. Idaho • Average price of electricity: 9.34 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 1,000 kWh per customer (18th most) • Average monthly bill: $93.41 (16th lowest) • Largest electricity source: hydroelectric vkbhat / Getty Images 47. Louisiana • Average price of electricity: 9.72 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 1,187 kWh per customer (the most) • Average monthly bill: $115.35 (20th highest) • Largest electricity source: natural gas f11photo / Getty Images 46. North Dakota • Average price of electricity: 10.06 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 1,063 kWh per customer (9th most) • Average monthly bill: $106.92 (24th lowest) • Largest electricity source: coal DenisTangneyJr / Getty Images 45. Arkansas • Average price of electricity: 10.35 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 1,028 kWh per customer (15th most) • Average monthly bill: $106.38 (23rd lowest) • Largest electricity source: coal Davel5957 / Getty Images 44. Utah • Average price of electricity: 10.45 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 745 kWh per customer (17th least) • Average monthly bill: $77.87 (2nd lowest) • Largest electricity source: coal johnnya123 / Getty Images 43. Texas • Average price of electricity: 10.64 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 1,112 kWh per customer (5th most) • Average monthly bill: $118.27 (16th highest) • Largest electricity source: natural gas dszc / Getty Images 42. Nevada • Average price of electricity: 10.69 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 854 kWh per customer (21st least) • Average monthly bill: $91.23 (8th lowest) • Largest electricity source: natural gas f11photo / Getty Images 41. Tennessee • Average price of electricity: 10.84 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 1,150 kWh per customer (2nd most) • Average monthly bill: $124.69 (13th highest) • Largest electricity source: nuclear Sean Pavone / Getty Images 40. Montana • Average price of electricity: 11.06 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 865 kWh per customer (25th least) • Average monthly bill: $95.71 (17th lowest) • Largest electricity source: coal peeterv / Getty Images 39. Kentucky • Average price of electricity: 11.18 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 1,052 kWh per customer (11th most) • Average monthly bill: $117.59 (17th highest) • Largest electricity source: coal Sean Pavone / Getty Images 38. Mississippi • Average price of electricity: 11.26 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 1,132 kWh per customer (4th most) • Average monthly bill: $127.38 (11th highest) • Largest electricity source: natural gas SeanPavonePhoto / Getty Images 37. Nebraska • Average price of electricity: 11.36 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 957 kWh per customer (22nd most) • Average monthly bill: $108.74 (25th lowest) • Largest electricity source: coal Davel5957 / Getty Images 36. Oklahoma • Average price of electricity: 11.46 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 1,039 kWh per customer (13th most) • Average monthly bill: $119.14 (15th highest) • Largest electricity source: natural gas Majestic_Aerials / Getty Images 35. South Dakota • Average price of electricity: 11.63 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 978 kWh per customer (20th most) • Average monthly bill: $113.69 (23rd highest) • Largest electricity source: hydroelectric JMichl / Getty Images 34. Arizona • Average price of electricity: 11.68 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 1,033 kWh per customer (14th most) • Average monthly bill: $120.58 (14th highest) • Largest electricity source: nuclear Dreamframer / Getty Images 33. Missouri • Average price of electricity: 11.69 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 994 kWh per customer (19th most) • Average monthly bill: $116.14 (19th highest) • Largest electricity source: coal f11photo / Getty Images 32. Alabama • Average price of electricity: 11.75 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 1,136 kWh per customer (3rd most) • Average monthly bill: $133.46 (5th highest) • Largest electricity source: natural gas SeanPavonePhoto / Getty Images 31. Virginia • Average price of electricity: 11.83 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 1,078 kWh per customer (8th most) • Average monthly bill: $127.59 (10th highest) • Largest electricity source: natural gas SeanPavonePhoto / Getty Images 30. Florida • Average price of electricity: 12.03 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 1,089 kWh per customer (6th most) • Average monthly bill: $131.03 (6th highest) • Largest electricity source: natural gas Javier_Art_Photography / Getty Images 29. Iowa • Average price of electricity: 12.07 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 831 kWh per customer (20th least) • Average monthly bill: $100.30 (19th lowest) • Largest electricity source: coal KudicM / Getty Images 28. Georgia • Average price of electricity: 12.11 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 1,062 kWh per customer (10th most) • Average monthly bill: $128.67 (8th highest) • Largest electricity source: natural gas Sean Pavone / Getty Images 27. Maryland • Average price of electricity: 12.20 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 939 kWh per customer (23rd most) • Average monthly bill: $114.54 (22nd highest) • Largest electricity source: nuclear SeanPavonePhoto / Getty Images 26. Minnesota • Average price of electricity: 12.22 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 749 kWh per customer (18th least) • Average monthly bill: $91.51 (10th lowest) • Largest electricity source: coal RudyBalasko / Getty Images 25. North Carolina • Average price of electricity: 12.32 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 1,042 kWh per customer (12th most) • Average monthly bill: $128.41 (9th highest) • Largest electricity source: nuclear Sean Pavone / Getty Images 24. Indiana • Average price of electricity: 12.40 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 928 kWh per customer (24th most) • Average monthly bill: $115.01 (21st highest) • Largest electricity source: coal Sean Pavone / Getty Images 23. Wyoming • Average price of electricity: 12.41 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 854 kWh per customer (23rd least) • Average monthly bill: $105.93 (22nd lowest) • Largest electricity source: coal Cliff / Wikimedia Commons 22. West Virginia • Average price of electricity: 12.61 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 1,026 kWh per customer (16th most) • Average monthly bill: $129.39 (7th highest) • Largest electricity source: coal Sean Pavone / Getty Images 21. Ohio • Average price of electricity: 12.94 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 854 kWh per customer (22nd least) • Average monthly bill: $110.42 (25th highest) • Largest electricity source: coal aceshot / Getty Images 20. New York • Average price of electricity: 13.02 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 573 kWh per customer (5th least) • Average monthly bill: $74.68 (the lowest) • Largest electricity source: natural gas Ultima_Gaina / Getty Images 19. Wisconsin • Average price of electricity: 13.04 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 660 kWh per customer (13th least) • Average monthly bill: $86.05 (3rd lowest) • Largest electricity source: coal Sean Pavone / Getty Images 18. Kansas • Average price of electricity: 13.09 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 861 kWh per customer (24th least) • Average monthly bill: $112.77 (24th highest) • Largest electricity source: coal tomofbluesprings / Getty Images 17. South Carolina • Average price of electricity: 13.31 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 1,082 kWh per customer (7th most) • Average monthly bill: $144.00 (2nd highest) • Largest electricity source: nuclear Sean Pavone / Getty Images 16. Pennsylvania • Average price of electricity: 13.50 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 776 kWh per customer (19th least) • Average monthly bill: $104.70 (21st lowest) • Largest electricity source: nuclear f11photo / Getty Images 15. Colorado • Average price of electricity: 13.55 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 678 kWh per customer (16th least) • Average monthly bill: $91.85 (13th lowest) • Largest electricity source: coal f11photo / Getty Images 14. Illinois • Average price of electricity: 13.71 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 670 kWh per customer (15th least) • Average monthly bill: $91.84 (12th lowest) • Largest electricity source: nuclear marchello74 / Getty Images 13. Delaware • Average price of electricity: 13.97 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 912 kWh per customer (25th most) • Average monthly bill: $127.36 (12th highest) • Largest electricity source: natural DenisTangneyJr / Getty Images 12. New Mexico • Average price of electricity: 14.40 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 615 kWh per customer (10th least) • Average monthly bill: $88.48 (6th lowest) • Largest electricity source: coal Davel5957 / Getty Images 11. Michigan • Average price of electricity: 14.64 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 633 kWh per customer (11th least) • Average monthly bill: $92.59 (14th lowest) • Largest electricity source: coal Davel5957 / Getty Images 10. New Jersey • Average price of electricity: 15.16 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 642 kWh per customer (12th least) • Average monthly bill: $97.38 (18th lowest) • Largest electricity source: natural gas SeanPavonePhoto / Getty Images 9. Massachusetts • Average price of electricity: 15.18 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 576 kWh per customer (6th least) • Average monthly bill: $87.44 (4th lowest) • Largest electricity source: natural gas SeanPavonePhoto / Getty Images 8. Vermont • Average price of electricity: 16.34 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 538 kWh per customer (2nd least) • Average monthly bill: $87.85 (5th lowest) • Largest electricity source: hydroelectric Jonathanking / Wikimedia Commons 7. California • Average price of electricity: 16.40 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 560 kWh per customer (4th least) • Average monthly bill: $91.84 (11th lowest) • Largest electricity source: natural gas choness / Getty Images 6. Maine • Average price of electricity: 17.11 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 543 kWh per customer (3rd least) • Average monthly bill: $92.82 (15th lowest) • Largest electricity source: hydroelectric Paulaandreaonline / Getty Images 5. Connecticut • Average price of electricity: 17.66 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 665 kWh per customer (14th least) • Average monthly bill: $117.44 (18th highest) • Largest electricity source: nuclear SeanPavonePhoto / Getty Images 4. New Hampshire • Average price of electricity: 17.67 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 585 kWh per customer (8th least) • Average monthly bill: $103.33 (20th lowest) • Largest electricity source: nuclear SeanPavonePhoto / Getty Images 3. Rhode Island • Average price of electricity: 23.41 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 580 kWh per customer (7th least) • Average monthly bill: $135.88 (4th highest) • Largest electricity source: natural gas SeanPavonePhoto / Getty Images 2. Alaska • Average price of electricity: 23.55 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 601 kWh per customer (9th least) • Average monthly bill: $141.52 (3rd highest) • Largest electricity source: natural gas Chilkoot / Getty Images 1. Hawaii • Average price of electricity: 31.96 cents/kWh • Average monthly usage: 506 kWh per customer (the least) • Average monthly bill: $161.74 (the highest) • Largest electricity source: petroleum maximkabb / Getty Images Interested in this topic? You may also want to view these photo galleries: Replay