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Natural Gas Consumption Per Consumer,
Cost Per Consumer, and Number of Consumers in the
Residential and Commercial Sectors in Nebraska

Residential

In 2010, the number of residential consumers decreased by 1,775 consumers to 510,776; average annual consumption per consumer increased one thousand cubic feet to 79 thousand cubic feet; and the average annual residential natural gas bill decreased $22 to $707. The average annual residential natural gas bill set a new record of $922 in 2008 topping the previous records of $870 in 2007 and $854 in 2001.

Commercial

The number of commercial consumers in 2010 decreased by 208 consumers to 56,246. The average annual consumption per commercial consumer increased barely 2 percent to 572 thousand cubic feet, and the average annual commercial natural gas bill decreased 3.5 percent to $4,044.

Natural Gas
Consumption and Cost Per Consumer and
Number of Consumers in the
Residential and Commercial Sectors in Nebraska

1967 – 2011

Residential Commercial
Year Consumption
(mcf)
Cost Consumers
(thousand)
Year Consumption
(mcf)
Cost Consumers
(thousand)
2011 77 $681 514 2011 568 $3,800 57
2010 79 $707 511 2010 569 $4,044 56
2009 78 $729 513 2009 563 $4,189 56
2008 83 $922 512 2008 599 $5,762 58
2007 78 $870 494 2007 539 $4,937 56
2006 72 $814 500 2006 497 $4,781 57
2005 76 $812 501 2005 477 $4,508 57
2004 78 $707 497 2004 523 $3,975 57
2003 86 $673 492 2003 507 $3,498 56
2002 90 $556 487 2002 498 $2,545 57
2001 98 $854 476 2001 499 $3,728 56
2000 89 $572 476 2000 524 $2,861 55
1999 88 $445 460 1999 511 $2,116 54
1998 78 $400 524 1998 453 $1,925 64
1997 106 $603 445 1997 655 $3,196 52
1996 111 $542 440 1996 668 $2,986 61
1995 105 $507 428 1995 654 $2,590 61
1994 104 $521 428 1994 628 $2,663 62
1993 117 $572 413 1993 573 $2,447 61
1992 99 $477 419 1992 562 $2,242 61
1991 108 $502 413 1991 661 $2,562 61
1990 102 $469 407 1990 604 $2,330 60
1989 110 $493 407 1989 619 $2,331 60
1988 108 $481 404 1988 642 $2,404 61
1987 97 $424 400 1987 563 $2,084 61
1986 107 $490 396 1986 596 $2,341 61
1985 119 $595 393 1985 657 $2,767 60
1984 122 $622 391 1984 706 $3,014 59
1983 119 $588 398 1983 659 $2,778 59
1982 130 $542 394 1982 995 $3,476 43
1981 111 $384 395 1981 677 $2,004 60
1980 125 $342 391 1980 903 $2,064 48
1979 147 $339 364 1979 946 $1,895 46
1978 131 $258 367 1978 799 $1,228 51
1977 146 $262 363 1977 870 $1,213 54
1976 160 $218 344 1976 919 $1,061 53
1975 151 $194 356 1975 770 $765 56
1974 142 $162 348 1974 783 $636 54
1973 155 $161 326 1973 790 $577 49
1972 180 $178 334 1972 910 $531 50
1971 177 $164 325 1971 945 $555 50
1970 183 $156 318 1970 956 $505 49
1969 176 $146 314 1969 959 $491 48
1968 174 $138 307 1968 908 $441 46
1967 179 $142 301 1967 987 $476 42

Sources: Natural Gas Annual. Energy Information Administration, Washington, DC. Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

Note: Numbers in red have been revised.

This table was updated on June 19, 2013.
Typically, there is one year between updates.