Question: How Do I Estimate Utilities?

What are standard utilities?

The essential utilities you’ll have to pay for include gas, water and electric.

Additional utility bills might include your cable, Internet and telephone services..

How much is an electric bill for a 5 bedroom house?

So my best guess would be anywhere between $400-$600 but if you split the utilities between 5 people it’s really not too much per person.

How much should an electric bill be for a 2 bedroom apartment?

A 2015 survey showed that the Average American living in a 1-2 bedroom apartment pays a monthly electric bill of between $60 and $91. That can be over $1,000 per year on top of your rent and other utility payments like gas and garbage.

How do I estimate my utility bills?

To give you an idea, here are some average numbers for how much apartment utilities cost each month:Electricity: $70 (excluding air/heat/stove)Air conditioning: $65 (averaged over the year)Heat: $65 (averaged over the year)Internet and cable: $100 (depends on the services you choose)Water: $50.More items…•

How much are utilities usually?

In the US, people who rent apartments should plan to spend $100–$150 (sometimes more) per month for utilities,1 and we’ve found that homeowners should budget closer to $400 a month. Of course, climate and energy costs vary from one state to another, so utility bills do too.

What is counted as utilities?

Generally, utility expenses include electricity, gas, water/sewage and garbage disposal. Sometimes, other services such as internet, cable TV and phone services are considered to be additional utilities since they are now considered standard in most American households.