Compare electricity plans in Baytown, Texas
Situated alongside both Texas State Highway 146 and Interstate 10 is Baytown, Texas, a small city that 71,802 residents call home, according to the 2010 census. It was, at one point, three separate towns—Goose Creek, Pelly, and East Baytown—but in 1947, the citizens of these three towns decided to consolidate into the city now known as Baytown. ExxonMobil is one of Baytown's largest employers, with one of their biggest refineries in the world located here.
With a 14.5% vacancy rate and an average housing value of $101,416, the real estate market in Baytown is prime for buyers. Owner-occupied homes outnumber rental units by 13,384 to 8,960. Even the rent in Baytown is affordable at an average of $594 a month, well below the U.S. average. Seventy-one percent of the almost 22,000 households in 2010 were occupied by families, with an average household size of 2.86. Of those households, 39.2% had children under 18 living with them. As of 2010, the average age in Baytown was 31 years old, with 29.2% under 18, 40.6% between 18 and 44, and 29.6% above the age of 44.
Compare energy companies servicing Baytown, Texas
You might not think much about energy costs until you get a bill. But in Baytown, TX, there are a lot of options—when you start to compare electricity rates among Baytown retail electricity providers, you want to think about how your household uses energy.
Texas has a subtropical climate, so if you're an average Texan household, about 18% of your $1,801 average annual electric bill is going toward air conditioning, with another 22% going toward space heating. Another 41% of your electric bill helps run all of your appliances, lighting and electronics. That includes things like your TV and DVR, which drain your electricity around the clock even when they're not being used. Heating the water so you can take a hot shower, start up your dishwasher or do a load of laundry accounts for another 19% of your Baytown energy bill.
What is the average temperature in Baytown, Texas?
The average temperature in Baytown, Texas, is about 69°F for the year. But it’s the seasonal extremes that will have the biggest impact on your bill from month to month. You should always consider your area’s warmest and coldest months when comparing plans from prospective retail electric providers. In Baytown, Texas, the average high in July is 91°F, while the average low in January is 42°F. Baytown gets nearly 60 inches of rain in the average year, which is more than twice as much precipitation as some other Texas cities.
Manage your electricity costs with a fixed-rate plan
What do retail electric companies in Baytown, TX include in their bills? Bills include the costs of energy, your utility’s transmission and distribution charges, along with recurring monthly fees and taxes. Some other fees may apply, so be sure to ask about them.
What kinds of plans are available from retail electric companies servicing Baytown, TX? StarTex Power, named the top ranked Most Trusted Texas retail electric provider from Cogent Reports, gives you the choice between a variable rate and a fixed-rate plan. With a fixed-rate plan, you pay a fixed rate per unit of energy every month for the life of your contract. The variable plan offers a fluctuating rate without locking into a contract term.
Can I manage my StarTex Power account online? Yes! With the StarTex Power MyAccount online portal, you can view your account and usage history, pay your bills, set up auto pay and more.
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StarTex Power, Constellation’s brand in Texas, is ready and waiting to meet your energy needs. Contact us and get started today!