Wyoming: Top 5 Of 2015’s Most Energy Expensive States
It's fairly obvious that the month of July tends to be a big month for energy consumption. How expensive is it to live in Wyoming and consume energy?It has been noted that about 7.3 percent of Americans cost of living goes toward energy costs. Wallethub.com conducted a comparison of the total monthly energy bills in all 50 states.
There were about 8 different metrics they used to come to the conclusion of which state is the most expensive to live in for rates and prices of consumption by consumers. The four types of energy they measured were: home heating oil, electricity, natural gas and motor fuel.
So where did Wyoming come in? They came in the top 5 of the most expensive states for consumers to live in.
The least expensive states, per month, for consumers were:
- Washington D.C. - This was the cheapest area in the U.S. to consume energy at $223 total monthly cost
- Colorado - $244 total monthly cost
- Washington State - $245 total monthly cost
- Oregon - $261 total monthly cost
- Arizona - $268 total monthly cost
The most expensive states, per month, for consumers were:
- Connecticut - This was the most expensive state to consume energy at $410 total monthly cost
- Wyoming - The Cowboy State checks in as the second most expensive state to consume energy at $355 total monthly cost.
- Massachusetts - $352 total monthly cost
- Alaska - $349 total monthly cost
- Rhode Island - $346 total monthly cost
For the full report, you may visit their website here: WalletHub.com.