Energy plans to manage your budget & goals
Temple, Texas, is a small city nestled 65 miles north of Austin, 34 miles south of Waco, and 30 miles from Fort Hood, right in the Central Texas region. Because of its central location, Temple is home to many regional distribution centers and two large, multi-national companies — Wilsonart International and McLane Company — and the Temple Bottling Company. Temple Bottling Company is the only location in America that still produces Dr. Pepper with Imperial Cane Sugar, which some people argue is the best tasting Dr. Pepper you will ever have.
Temple has 66,102 residents who live in 23,359 households and saw almost 20% growth in population between 2000 and 2010. Nearly half of those households are occupied by married couples with 32.1% having children under the age of 18. Nearly 10,900 units were rented, and the average household size was 2.44, 3.29 if they were a family. A family could expect to make around $42,795 living in Temple, although the median household income was $47,240.
Compare retail electricity companies servicing Temple, Texas
When researching retail electric companies serving Temple, Texas, one of the things you should consider as you compare plans and rates is where your energy dollars are going. For the average Texas household, annual energy costs are about $1,801. How you use it could vary, but there are certain things that Texans seem to have in common.
You can expect to pay about 18% of your electric bill for air conditioning, especially if you're one of more than 80% of Texas homes with central air. And though the cooler months are shorter, home heating generally accounts for about 21% of the money you pay to energy companies in Temple, TX; electric heat requires more energy than cooling does. If you add up the power it takes to run all of your lights, appliances, and electronics, that's a whopping 41% of your energy expenses with the remaining 19% devoted to your water heater. If you think about switching to more energy-efficient appliances, devices, and bulbs, you might be able to cut down on your total costs of living in Temple. Texas energy can be expensive due to the hot climate, but energy efficiency goes a long way.
Consider average temperature when picking an electricity plan
Periods of extreme heat or frigid temperatures will increase your energy use, so it's best to consider both extremes when picking an electricity provider. Only June, July, and August typically break the 90°F threshold in Temple, but the average low temperature in January is a chilly 35°F. The city sees, on average, 35 inches of rainfall a year and just about an inch and a half of snowfall year-round. And Temple is a little brighter than the rest of the United States with 224 days of sunshine in an average year!
Manage your electricity costs with a fixed-rate plan
What do retail energy companies servicing Temple, TX, include in their bills? Temple electric suppliers include the cost of energy, the utility's fees for transmission and distribution charges, and recurring monthly fees and taxes in your bill. Ask about any one-time fees that may apply as you compare electricity rates between retail electric companies. In Temple, TX, there are lots of options, and StarTex Power is committed to providing you with competitive rates and excellent customer service.
Let's talk about electricity plan options in Temple. Electricity can be expensive — that's no secret. But StarTex Power wants to help ease your cost of living in Temple. StarTex Power allows you to choose from either variable or fixed-rate plans. With a fixed-rate plan, you pay a fixed rate per unit of energy every month for the life of your contract. What does that mean? That means that you have the choice to lock in a single, fixed rate per unit of energy you use so, you always know exactly what to expect on your monthly bill. The variable plan allows for a fluctuating rate without locking into a contract term.
Can I manage my StarTex Power account online? You bet! With the StarTex Power MyAccount online portal, you can view your account and usage history, pay your bills, set up auto pay, and more. StarTex Power knows you have a lot of choices for Temple, Texas, electric suppliers, so we want to make things easy for you.
Did you know … that at StarTex Power we pride ourselves on our friendly, knowledgeable customer service? Our representatives are trained to help you find the plan that works best for your lifestyle. We hope to keep our customers for life — so we make sure that we're always doing right by you.
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We'll work with you to find a plan that keeps your home functioning great, but at the lowest cost to you. Compare rates and get started today. Named the top-ranked Most Trusted Texas retail energy provider from Cogent Reports, StarTex Power is ready and waiting to meet your Temple, Texas, energy needs.
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