U.S. Per Capita Electricity Use By State

U.S. Per Capita Electricity Use By State In 2016
Ranking State Population
in thousands
kWh in millions kWh per capita
1California 39,296 256,847 6,536
2Hawaii 1,429 9,445 6,610
3Rhode Island 1,058 7,524 7,112
4New York 19,836 147,803 7,451
5Massachusetts 6,824 53,476 7,836
6Connecticut 3,588 28,931 8,063
7New Hampshire 1,335 10,905 8,169
8Alaska 742 6,123 8,252
9New Jersey 8,978 75,359 8,394
10Maine 1,330 11,449 8,608
11Vermont 623 5,516 8,854
12Colorado 5,530 54,802 9,910
13Utah 3,044 30,180 9,915
14Maryland 6,025 61,354 10,183
15Michigan 9,933 104,468 10,517
16Illinois 12,836 141,050 10,989
17New Mexico 2,085 23,040 11,050
18Arizona 6,909 78,238 11,324
19Pennsylvania 12,787 145,328 11,365
20Florida 20,657 235,722 11,411
21Oregon 4,086 47,349 11,588
 United States 323,406 3,762,462 11,634
22Delaware 953 11,258 11,813
23Minnesota 5,525 66,546 12,045
24Wisconsin 5,773 69,736 12,080
25Washington 7,281 88,885 12,208
26Nevada 2,939 36,145 12,298
27Missouri 6,091 78,618 12,907
28Ohio 11,623 150,598 12,957
29North Carolina 10,157 134,404 13,233
30Virginia 8,414 112,281 13,345
31Georgia 10,314 138,112 13,391
32Montana 1,039 14,101 13,572
33Idaho 1,680 23,063 13,728
34Kansas 2,908 40,810 14,034
35South Dakota 862 12,130 14,072
36Texas 27,905 398,662 14,286
37Tennessee 6,649 100,758 15,154
38Arkansas 2,988 46,188 15,458
39Iowa 3,131 48,431 15,468
40Indiana 6,634 103,705 15,632
41Oklahoma 3,921 61,517 15,689
42Nebraska 1,908 30,199 15,828
43South Carolina 4,960 79,578 16,044
44Mississippi 2,985 49,050 16,432
45District of Columbia 684 11,394 16,658
46Kentucky 4,436 74,554 16,807
47West Virginia 1,829 32,076 17,537
48Alabama 4,861 88,225 18,150
49Louisiana 4,686 91,453 19,516
50North Dakota 756 18,520 24,497
51Wyoming 585 16,555 28,299

Sources: American Fact Finder (http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/aff_transition.html)
http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?fpt=table0
Kilowatt-hour: https://www.eia.gov/state/seds/seds-data-complete.php?sid=US#CompleteDataFile