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Old 01-30-2009, 01:56 PM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
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I live in a very tiny 1 bedroom apartment in NYC. I hardly watch tv and don't use much electricity-- mine is $40 a month.
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Old 01-30-2009, 02:02 PM
 
Location: Harrisburg, PA
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I have a 2007 well-insulated townhome, about 1800sf near Harrisburg, PA. It is an interior unit so a small percentage of the exterior walls are actually exposed to the outside. Heating is gas. It has been a cold past month and my most recent electric bill was for 34 days and was $43.60. Gas was 30 days and $72.45.
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Old 01-30-2009, 07:38 PM
 
Location: Council Bluffs, Iowa
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Council Bluffs Iowa. 2400 sq ft home, Electric radiant heat in sunroom. 2 gas furnaces and 2 gas water heaters and gas dryer. 80.00 electric and 180.00 gas. December.
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Old 01-30-2009, 08:48 PM
 
Location: Lakeland, Florida
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I live in Portland, Oregon. I have a small 1 bedroom apt on the 10th floor of a highrise bldg. My bill was $63.00. I found it to be ridiculously high because I was gone for two weeks and had shut the heat off before I left. The heating system is very inefficient and I knew it, that is most of the reason I made sure it was shut off before I left. I have talked to some people that have bills for almost $200 and some live in studio apts. I don't have a washer/dryer or even a dish washer and the hot water is provided thru the owner of the bldg. So I think the cost of electricity here is out of sync with reality.
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Old 01-30-2009, 09:24 PM
 
Location: Teaneck, NJ
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North Jersey
3bdrm/1bth APT
Electricity bill = $80

but it sometimes reaches 120

Last edited by Newarkbomb; 01-30-2009 at 09:28 PM.. Reason: Typo
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Old 01-30-2009, 09:54 PM
 
Location: New Mexico to Texas
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My last gas and elec. bill combined was $52 dollars, I live in a 1 bedroom apartment here in Albuquerque and I have only used the heater 3 times this year, the days have been nice and sunny this whole winter but nights are cold and Im guessing my apartment has really good insulation.
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Old 01-31-2009, 08:01 AM
 
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Kansas City, MO

3 BDR, 3 BATH Approx. 2300

Electric was $80
Gas was $245
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Old 01-31-2009, 09:29 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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In the past two years, my rates have gone from 12c to 20c and back down to 15c per kwh. In summer I use about 800 kwh, in winter about 250. Say an average of 450, at 15c, would be $70 a month. I'm all-electric, so that is my total energy usage. I use AC about 4 months out of the year, and heat maybe 4 days a year.
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Old 01-31-2009, 09:36 AM
 
Location: Kentucky
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I live in Southern Kentucky. My latest electric bill was $360.00 and my heat is constantly set at 65 degrees. One of the my problems is my sun room, the room is all windows and it's never warm in there. Only on sunny days when I get to open the blinds. That's probably why my bill is a bit high. Primary heat is central heat.
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Old 01-31-2009, 10:54 AM
 
Location: Summerville, SC
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I think we're getting ripped off here in Charleston, SC. Last month my combined gas and electric bill was $199 and that's with me keeping the thermostat set at around 60 degrees (yes - I like it cold!). In the summer it climbs to close to $300 with the AC (I like it cold!). We have a 2600 sq. foot, 2 story, 50 year old house but our bills are lower than our neighbors who have a 1500 sq. ft house and a new HVAC unit. My unit is close to 30 years old (!!!) and still kicking.
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