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Old 04-27-2007, 10:03 AM
 
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I know this varies based on sq footage and consumption but using an avg. sized 2 bedroom/1 bath condo (approx. 1,000 sq ft) - what would the average electricity bill look like?

I read an article online about GA electric bills having increased substantially.

Also, what about water, sanitation, etc?

Where I currently live we get billed every 3 months approx. $150-$200 for a 4/5 bedroom home.

This is just for comparison purposes.
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Old 04-27-2007, 01:21 PM
 
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It doesn't just vary by sqft but also by what appliances you have on gas vs electric, what quality your insulation is, where your apartment is located in the building (end unit, top floor, etc.), what your tolerance for heat in the summer is like, how efficient your appliances are, do you have shade, etc. There are a lot of variables. Based on what I pay for a one bedroom you would probably pay and average of $30 a month or so in for regular months and $70 during peak summer months. However, I've known people to pay as much as $400 and as low as $35 in the summer for a 1000 sf apartment.
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Old 04-27-2007, 01:33 PM
 
Location: NW Atlanta
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we have a 1650 square foot house and in the summer our AC never goes off and out electric bill is around $250
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Old 04-27-2007, 02:41 PM
 
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$400???!!!!

Even $250 is steep in my opinion. Maybe that's why the cost of living is considered cheap by some of us Northerns but it appears you pay for it through your electric bill.
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Old 04-27-2007, 02:43 PM
 
Location: ga
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I used to live in an apartment of 1024 square feet. The apartment was built in 2003. My electric rate was at worst $60 a month. Since the apartment was all electric, I don't have to pay gas. It all really depends.
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Old 01-10-2015, 04:59 PM
 
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250 for 1650 sq' in summer months w/ ac never off? That's not bad. I live in Alaska south of Anchorage. We don't have AC and our heat is not electric and our monthly electric bill runs in the 200 range. And I live in a 1100 sq' apartment. So, 250 including AC.. that's good.
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Old 01-11-2015, 02:46 AM
 
Location: Marietta, Georgia
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2bd/2ba 1100 sq ft apt with no gas. Just me. 25-30 for water/sewage usually 40-60 for electric. In the winter it's 90-100.
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Old 02-25-2016, 12:33 PM
 
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Looking for the average cost of utilities for a two bedroom apartment in Suwannee ga
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Old 02-25-2016, 12:35 PM
 
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I need to know the average cost of
utilities for a one bedroom nice apartment
in Suwannee, Ga. 30024. Thanks!
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Old 02-26-2016, 05:16 AM
 
Location: Atlanta
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Looking for the average cost of utilities for a two bedroom apartment in Suwannee ga


In my experience, you pay equal amounts for electricity and gas. That's reason enough to look for an electric only apartment. For a two bedroom, you should expect to around $150 but depending on computers and other things, it could get as low as $70.
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