Guess Which City Tops the List With the Highest Utility Bills?

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According to the WhiteFence Index, these cities had the highest utility costs, including electricity, phone, cable or satellite TV, high-speed Internet and natural gas, for October. If you live in the Sun Belt, chances are you're paying more for your utilities. San Francisco, New York and Boston also made the list.

$297.33

1.
Houston

National average: $246.26

$292.13

2.
Orlando, Fla.

National average: $246.26

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$288.76

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3.
New York City

National average: $246.26

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$277.26

4.
Dallas

National average: $246.26

$268.43

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5.
San Francisco

National average: $246.26

$267.18

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6.
Las Vegas

National average: $246.26

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$258.21

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7.
Washington, D.C.

National average: $246.26

$256.20

8.
Phoenix

National average: $246.26

$255.86

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9.
Boston

National average: $246.26

$253.87

10.
Charlotte, N.C.

National average: $246.26

Read this original story on Bankrate.com.

This work is the opinion of the columnist and in no way reflects the opinion of ABC News.

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