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The average monthly energy bill in New Mexico is $377, which makes it the least energy-expensive state in the United States, second only to the District of Columbia, according to a July report from wallethub.com.
New Mexico had the fourth lowest monthly electric bill ($99), the lowest monthly natural gas cost ($43), the sixth highest monthly gasoline cost ($229) and the sixth lowest monthly heating oil cost ($7).
Wyoming had the highest total monthly energy cost at $738, followed by Alaska ($625), North Dakota ($611), Connecticut ($611), Massachusetts ($577), Oklahoma ($576), Vermont ($571), New Hampshire ($550), Indiana ($550) and West Virginia ($537).
Washington D.C.’s total monthly energy cost was $277, driven by the country’s lowest electricity bills and the lowest monthly motor fuel cost ($93). Nebraska was 49th at $390 in energy costs per month, Kansas was 48th ($396), Arizona was 47th ($403), Texas was 46th ($416), Louisiana was 45th ($419), California was 44th ($430), Arkansas was 43 ($430) and Oregon was 42nd ($431).
WalletHub is a privately owned personal finance website started in 2013 and based in Washington, D.C.
Read the full report at https://wallethub.com/edu/energy-costs-by-state/4833.