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Old 10-28-2010, 05:29 PM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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Two people are living in the home. Electricty is around $130-$150 and gas is around $30-$50 a month. We have pg&e. Was wondering, is this high for two people?

What is your average electricty/gas bill? I want to compare so I would not feel so bad about paying so much.

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Old 10-28-2010, 05:35 PM
 
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2 people, 2 bedroom apartment, gas water heater = $10/mo gas & $40-60/mo electric (varies with AC use)

2 people, 2 bedroom apartment, electric water heater = $5/mo gas & $90-130/mo electric (varies with AC use)
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Old 10-28-2010, 05:39 PM
 
Location: SLC, UT, Ketchum, ID, Southern Cal.
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Two people are living in the home. Electricty is around $130-$150 and gas is around $30-$50 a month. We have pg&e. Was wondering, is this high for two people?
To answer your question, that does sound high, unless there is a pool, or other high-draw appliance involved.
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Old 10-28-2010, 09:46 PM
 
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3 people in house:
Electric $100 (3 computers, 3 HDTV's/Fios, boat/RV charger continuous)
Gas: $15/mo summer, $50/mo winter
close to beach so no A/C needed
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Old 10-29-2010, 01:58 AM
 
Location: Bryte, CA
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You should ask the people in the same region you live in. Climate and temperatures vary widely throughout California. People in Sacramento are going to spend a lot more heating their homes during the chilly December and January nights than people in Los Angeles. People in Fresno spend a lot more to cool their homes in July than people in Oakland.
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Old 10-29-2010, 03:30 PM
 
Location: The mountians of Northern California.
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I live in the middle of nowhere. We have 4 kids, so there is always a light on and/or a tv/computer, etc. The winter temps drop to 0 at night on a regular basis in the winter. We don't have natural gas, our town installed it, but we haven't converted to it yet. Anyway, we have a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home and we spend about $250-$300 a month in the winter. Its about $225 in the summer and we use AC here and there. We also spend $300 a year on firewood. 2 cords heat our home from November through April, otherwise our electric bill would be sky high.
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Old 10-30-2010, 02:22 PM
 
Location: California
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$300 avg per mo, gas + elec. 4 ppl in a single story house approx 1600sq ft. central heat and air that we are not stingy with. Lot's of electronics going 24/7.
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Old 10-30-2010, 03:39 PM
 
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1200 sq ft house, 5-15 dollars for PG&E gas, 50-100 for TID elec. Very stigny with A/C in the summer, that can get the price out of control.......
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Old 02-08-2012, 04:42 PM
 
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I live in downtown San jose in a small bungallow house with central heat and AC.
Winter bill for PG&E is around $150 per month.
Summer bill is around $100.
My house has 3 people. Me and my parents
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Old 02-08-2012, 08:56 PM
 
Location: Oroville, California
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I live in the Sacramento Valley in a 3/2 1200 sq ft home with central heat/air. Two people. I average about $70 a month for both gas and electric with PG&E. Its never topped $100 a month in the two summers I've owned it and I use the A/C all I want. Most energy efficient place I've lived in.
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