Study: Memphis pays 2nd-lowest utilities cost

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Utility customers in the Memphis metropolitan area pay some of the lowest bills of any metro area in the country, according to a study by online bill payment company doxo.

Memphis ranked just behind Austin, Texas as the second-most affordable metro area for utilities. The average monthly bill in Memphis was $197, versus $170 for Austin, doxo said in the report. Orlando was the third-most affordable.

On an annual basis, Memphis area households spend an average of $2,359 on utilities each year.

You Might Also Be Interested In…


The Latest | January 17

It was a snowy weekend in Memphis – we hope you had a good album to snuggle up with. Or maybe you just let the heat radiating off of Ja Morant keep you warm? There’s enough of that to go around, and the Grizz even get a mention in this week’s round-up of stuff we […]


The Latest | January 10

Times are bleak, fam. Concerts big and small are being canceled or postponed again, and most of the ways you’ll find Memphis music in the news this week are, to use a technical term, a total bummer. We managed to rustle up a few things that brought us some light, and we think they might […]


The Latest | January 3

Happy new year, Memphis music lovers! Things we did on our holiday vacation: ate too much, unplugged, fell into a pit of despair watching all of the NYE shows get canceled as Omicron cases exploded, the usual. HBU? Anyway, we’re back and that means The Latest is back, too – here’s a look at […]