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Just the Facts - Key Economic and Social Indicators for New York State

2005 Average price of natural gas
(per thousand cubic feet) 

Rank
State
Industrial
Residential Rank
Residential
Commercial Rank
Commercial
1 Hawaii 16.41 1 30.94 1 25.48
2 Maine 13.74 5 16.17 3 14.38
3 Massachusetts 13.67 7 15.43 4 14.29
4 New Hampshire 12.25 10 14.98 6 13.69
5 Maryland 12.17 13 14.8 20 11.97
6 Connecticut 11.68 4 16.24 12 13
7 Pennsylvania 11.3 16 14.21 11 13.04
8 New Jersey 11.28 20 13.44 10 13.1
9 Rhode Island 11.23 14 14.79 7 13.32
10 Ohio 11.22 24 13 22 11.66
11 North Carolina 11.19 8 15.38 14 12.93
12 Missouri 10.99 27 12.67 23 11.62
13 Delaware 10.86 15 14.58 13 12.98
14 Virginia 10.83 9 15.15 21 11.85
15 West Virginia 10.53 25 13 18 12.22
16 Washington 10.26 36 11.8 33 10.43
17 Georgia 10.13 3 16.77 2 14.75
18 Indiana 10.12 32 12.11 27 11.12
19 Tennessee 10.06 19 13.5 16 12.47
20 South Carolina 10.02 12 14.84 5 13.74
21 Illinois 10.01 39 11.62 26 11.2
22 Wisconsin 9.91 34 11.93 36 10.38
23 Kentucky 9.9 23 13.09 17 12.27
24 NEW YORK 9.88 11 14.91 15 12.88
25 California 9.84 35 11.86 30 10.69
26 Nevada 9.82 29 12.46 35 10.39
27 Alabama 9.51 6 15.82 9 13.13
28 Florida 9.48 2 20.15 8 13.28
29 Iowa 9.46 30 12.29 31 10.64
30 Arkansas 9.44 17 13.65 39 10.2
31 Oklahoma 9.41 38 11.67 28 11.01
32 North Dakota 9.34 40 11.4 38 10.33
33 Louisiana 9.11 22 13.25 25 11.43
34 Mississippi 9.1 21 13.32 19 12.04
35 Michigan 8.74 46 10.55 45 9.4
36 Colorado 8.68 48 10.29 46 9.39
37 New Mexico 8.62 42 11.14 47 9.31
38 Arizona 8.53 18 13.54 42 9.85
39 Minnesota 8.5 41 11.21 40 10.16
40 Idaho 8.39 45 10.59 41 9.86
41 Nebraska 8.38 44 10.68 44 9.45
42 Wyoming 8.26 47 10.52 48 9.19
43 Montana 8.22 43 10.7 29 10.72
44 South Dakota 8.03 37 11.68 37 10.34
45 Oregon 7.7 26 12.9 34 10.42
46 Kansas 7.67 33 12.08 24 11.45
47 Vermont 7.65 31 12.2 43 9.69
48 Texas 7.64 28 12.49 32 10.48
49 Utah 7.33 49 9.71 49 8.23
50 Alaska 2.59 50 5.73 50 4.93
United States
8.56   12.84   11.59
NYS % =/- U.S. average
15%   16%   11%
Source: The Energy Information Association