North Carolina electricity rates in January 2021 averaged 10.60 cents per kilowatthour -- an estimated 16 percent less than the 12.69 cents per kilowatthour average rate in the U.S. overall in January 2021.
North Carolina natural gas rates in January 2021 averaged 11.09 dollars per thousand cubic feet -- an estimated 14 percent more than the 9.74 dollars per thousand cubic feet average rate in the nation overall in January 2021.
North Carolina has an estimated population of 9,535,483, which ranks 8th in the nation. 
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For more information about energy in North Carolina, or to learn more about NC energy, visit the EIA.