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Utilities in 71281: Electricity, Gas & Solar

Electricity in 71281

^ Electricity prices in 71281 in June 2022 averaged 12.79 ¢/kWh, or about 14% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in 71281

^ Natural gas prices in 71281 in May 2022 averaged 23.12 $/Mcf, or about 32% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Energy in 71281

^ Average solar radiation in 71281 is about 36% higher than average solar radiation in a low output area of the U.S. [More]

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Utilities in 71281 (Swartz, LA)

Electricity Prices in 71281

Residential Electricity Rates in 71281

Residential electricity prices in 71281 in June 2022 averaged approximately 12.79 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 14% less than the national average rate of 14.92 ¢/kWh (June 2022). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: 71281 vs. U.S.

See how electricity costs in 71281 differ from the average electricity costs for the U.S. overall. [1]

On a year-over-year basis - from June 2021 to June 2022 - residential electricity prices in 71281 increased approximately 13%, from 11.36 ¢/kWh to 12.79 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in 71281

Residential Natural Gas Rates in 71281

Residential natural gas prices in 71281 in May 2022 averaged 23.12 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 32% more than the national average rate of 17.55 $/Mcf (May 2022). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: 71281 vs. U.S.

See the chart below to see a comparison of Swartz natural gas prices against U.S. average prices. Compare 71281 (Swartz, LA) natural gas costs to overall U.S. average costs. [2]

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in Swartz (Louisiana) increased approximately n/a%, from 0.00 $/Mcf (May 2021) to 23.12 $/Mcf (May 2022). [2]

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Solar Energy in 71281

Solar Radiation Levels in 71281

The ZIP code of 71281 (Swartz, LA) has an average annual solar radiation value of 5.35 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare Swartz values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

    • Average monthly solar radition in 71281 is 19% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in 71281 is 36% higher than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

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Solar Power Comparison: 71281 vs. Other Regions

See the chart below for a comparison of Swartz solar radiation levels against other areas in the U.S. Compare Swartz levels against both 1) low average solar radition levels (WA) and also 2) high average solar radiation levels (NV). [3]

→ k/m/d: kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
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More information about 71281Swartz, LA)

About 71281

The ZIP code 71281 is associated with the city of Swartz, LA in Ouachita Parish County. [4]

LA Utilities

Louisiana Utilities

To learn more about utility rates & usage in 71281, or for other information related to utilities in Louisiana, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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