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Utility cost comparison by state

STATE COST          
    1 2 3 4
    2004 An Avg   2004 An Avg  
    electr. electr.  natural gas gas
    cents cents   $ per 1000   $ per 1000
index state /kwh index cubic feet Index
1 Alabama              3.96              0.81              7.34              1.15
2 Alaska              7.95              1.63              2.15              0.34
3 Arizona              5.22              1.07              7.24              1.13
4 Arkansas              3.74              0.77              7.90              1.23
5 California              8.00              1.64              7.86              1.23
6 Colorado              5.08              1.04              6.53              1.02
7 Connecticut              8.48              1.74              8.53              1.33
8 Delaware              4.09              0.84              7.81              1.22
9 District of Colu              5.58              1.14                  -                    -  
10 Florida              5.72              1.17              8.72              1.36
11 Georgia              3.95              0.81              7.62              1.19
12 Hawaii             12.43              2.55             13.22              2.07
13 Idaho              3.48              0.71              6.98              1.09
14 Illinois              4.74              0.97              8.18              1.28
15 Indiana              3.82              0.78              7.94              1.24
16 Iowa              4.02              0.82              7.35              1.15
17 Kansas              4.33              0.89              6.57              1.03
18 Kentucky              3.00              0.61              7.44              1.16
19 Louisiana              5.43              1.11              6.56              1.03
20 Maine              4.52              0.93             10.43              1.63
21 Maryland              4.40              0.90             10.34              1.62
22 Massachusetts              8.53              1.75             11.72              1.83
23 Michigan              5.02              1.03              7.04              1.10
24 Minnesota              4.45              0.91              6.64              1.04
25 Mississippi              4.48              0.92              6.81              1.06
26 Missouri              3.87              0.79              8.90              1.39
27 Montana              4.11              0.84              8.15              1.27
28 Nebraska              3.57              0.73              6.61              1.03
29 Nevada              5.97              1.22              6.62              1.03
30 New Hampshir              9.11              1.87             10.89              1.70
31 New Jersey              9.99              2.05              8.67              1.35
32 New Mexico              4.71              0.97              7.27              1.14
33 New York              5.76              1.18              8.68              1.36
34 North Carolina              4.68              0.96              7.66              1.20
35 North Dakota              3.91              0.80              5.70              0.89
36 Ohio              4.79              0.98              9.42              1.47
37 Oklahoma              3.99              0.82              9.02              1.41
38 Oregon              4.52              0.93              6.30              0.98
39 Pennsylvania              5.80              1.19              9.26              1.45
40 Rhode Island              9.01              1.85              9.63              1.50
41 South Carolina              3.87              0.79              7.73              1.21
42 South Dakota              4.44              0.91              6.24              0.98
43 Tennessee              4.37              0.90              5.99              0.94
44 Texas              5.29              1.08              5.91              0.92
45 Utah              3.61              0.74              5.89              0.92
46 Vermont              8.12              1.66              6.04              0.94
47 Virginia              4.28              0.88              7.91              1.24
48 Washington              3.87              0.79              7.35              1.15
49 West Virginia              3.76              0.77              7.55              1.18
50 Wisconsin              4.74              0.97              8.03              1.25
51 Wyoming              3.89              0.80              6.51              1.02
52 U.S. avg.              4.88              1.00              6.40              1.00