Average Electric Bill Per Month

    electric bill

  • a bill for money owed for electricity used
  • who cares, you have candles don’t you?

    average

  • amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain; “The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40″
  • The apportionment of financial liability resulting from loss of or damage to a ship or its cargo
  • approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value; “the average income in New England is below that of the nation”; “of average height for his age”; “the mean annual rainfall”
  • The result obtained by adding several quantities together and then dividing this total by the number of quantities; the mean
  • An amount, standard, level, or rate regarded as usual or ordinary
  • a statistic describing the location of a distribution; “it set the norm for American homes”

    month

  • A period of 28 days or four weeks
  • (monthly) of or occurring or payable every month; “monthly payments”; “the monthly newsletter”
  • calendar month: one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year; “he paid the bill last month”
  • Each of the twelve named periods into which a year is divided
  • A period of time between the same dates in successive calendar months
  • a time unit of approximately 30 days; “he was given a month to pay the bill”

average electric bill per month

Waffle Iron

Waffle Iron
Found this ad for a Waffle Iron on the back of an old electric bill. 1930.

People at this time were only getting between $5 and $20 a month relief (depending on family size, apparently) to spend on food, so $9.95 would be quite the chunk of change for a waffle iron.

1935 Electric Bill

1935 Electric Bill
This electric bill from 1935 was tucked inside an art book from 1934 that I bought in Hastings, MN.