What is the average consumption of killowatts by an american household?

on how stuff works they say its about 14,000 per day but that would amount to 1400$ per day in electricity(with 10 cents in kwh), we dont pay that much so I must have gotten something wrong here, even because afterwards they say that a house consuming 100 kwh per day would pay about 24 cents a day. Im really... show more on how stuff works they say its about 14,000 per day but that would amount to 1400$ per day in electricity(with 10 cents in kwh), we dont pay that much so I must have gotten something wrong here, even because afterwards they say that a house consuming 100 kwh per day would pay about 24 cents a day. Im really confused, thank you very much for your help. link:http://www.howstuffworks.com/question418.htm
Update: What I am trying to calculate is how much the average american household would consume in a day or a month
Update 2: would spend in electricity*
Update 3: in this link i found that iti s about 82$. However i would appreciate someone explaining to me how to get to that conclusion
Update 4: here is the link: http://www.grist.org/news/counter/2006/03/03/costs/
Update 5: Thank you very much, you all were very helpfull, now I got it.
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