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These 10 States Should Brace for Highest Heating Bills This Winter

  • Heating bills are expected to be almost a third higher this year, according to the Energy Information Administration.
  • People in like Georgia, Alaska, and Oklahoma should expect to pay between $280 and $301, according to some predictions.
  • Meanwhile, those who live in Hawaii, Maine, and Florida can expect to pay about $20 or less, per MoneyGeek.

As families continue to feel the impacts of inflation, reports are warning of higher heating bills this winter. 

The average gas heating bill will increase by 28% this year compared to last winter, according to estimates from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported by The Hill. About half of American households rely on utility gas for heating, according to the US Census Bureau.

Here are the ten states where residents should prepare for higher heating bills this winter season, according to the finance website MoneyGeek, which analyzed data from the EIA to estimate the increase cost of natural gas heating this winter. 


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