I have taken the Average Annual American Household (AAAH) figures (when those were the figures given) and divided by 12 for the numbers to beat.
The AAAH uses 917 units per month for electricity.
April: My March reading of 244 kwh was…
…down 73.39% (673 kwh) from the national average.
My ten-month electrical usage (for July-April) was 3,568 kwh. This is…
…down 62.16%, or 5,700 kwh from the national average
…down 42.51%, or 1,475 kwh from my own usage during the same months 12 months prior.
The AAAH uses 83.33 per month for household gas.
April: 17.4 therms. This is down 79.12% from the national average, down 64.5 therms from the previous month and 38.2 therms less than my own usage last year.
Ten-Month Usage: My usage for July-April was 404.0 therms. This is down 429.3 therms, or 51.52% from the national average. This puts me at an average monthly therm usage of 40.40
The average person uses 41.67 gallons of gas per month for their car.
I put $35 in my car in the month of April. I’m going to guess the cost was about $3.35 at the time. That means I used 10.44 gallons in the month of April (probably a little more since I’m sure there was some in the tank when the month started.) The sad thing is I’ve probably already used that much since the beginning of May – but that is another story.
I don’t have 10-month figures because I haven’t kept very good records of my gas fill-ups.