Report: Wisconsin 24th in energy consumption

Special to The Freeman

July 14, 2014

WAUKESHA Wisconsin ranks in the middle of road for energy consumption in the U.S., according to a report from WalletHub, a personal finance social media network.

Wisconsin ranks 24th with an average total monthly energy cost of $345. In a breakdown, the state ranks 12th with a average monthly electricity cost of $94, 40th with an average monthly natural gas cost of $77 and 23rd with an average monthly gasoline cost of $174.

Colorado is the least expensive state to live in for total energy costs and Hawaii the most expensive, according to a release.

WalletHub said it based its data on electricity and natural gas prices and consumption, and gasoline prices and miles driven.