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#1 Copper Wire Scrap Prices in the U.S.A. and Canada

#1 Copper Wire Scrap Prices. The prices listed below are national average prices paid by scrap yards in the U.S.A. Prices are collected from scrap yards directly and updated bi-weekly.
  • "Average Price" indicates the average #1 copper wire scrap price paid by all scrap yards in U.S. cities listed.
  • "High Price" indicates the average for the highest #1 copper wire scrap price paid by all scrap yards in U.S. cities listed.
  • "Low Price" indicates the average for the lowest #1 copper wire scrap price paid by all scrap yards in U.S. cities listed.

U.S.A. Scrap Dealer National Price Index

Prices updated on : 05-Sep-2022
Average PriceHigh PriceLow Price
2.06 USD/LB3.9 USD/LB0.05 USD/LB

Canada Scrap Dealer National Price Index

Prices updated on : 13-Sep-2022
Average PriceHigh PriceLow Price
3.65 USD/LB4.05 USD/LB2.62 USD/LB
U.S.A. Cities Yards Buy Price List
CityStateAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice UnitPrice Date
FairbanksAlaska1.551.551.55USD/LB05-Sep-2022
HighlandIllinois2.72.72.7USD/LB05-Sep-2022
UrbanaIllinois2.152.152.15USD/LB05-Sep-2022
Howard CityMichigan2.552.552.55USD/LB05-Sep-2022
DoverNew Jersey2.42.42.4USD/LB05-Sep-2022
EdisonNew Jersey3.053.053.05USD/LB05-Sep-2022
Staten IslandNew York2.42.42.4USD/LB05-Sep-2022
York HavenPennsylvania111USD/LB05-Sep-2022
SkowheganMaine1.11.11.1USD/LB22-Aug-2022
DetroitMichigan0.90.90.9USD/LB22-Aug-2022
ArenaWisconsin1.151.151.15USD/LB22-Aug-2022
WarrensburgMissouri1.751.751.75USD/LB05-Aug-2022
WoosterOhio2.62.62.6USD/LB05-Aug-2022
SpokaneWashington2.42.42.4USD/LB20-Jul-2022
DerbyConnecticut2.72.72.7USD/LB05-Jul-2022
StamfordConnecticut2.72.72.7USD/LB05-Jul-2022
BinghamtonNew York2.62.62.6USD/LB05-Jul-2022
Crystal LakeIllinois3.643.643.64USD/LB06-Jun-2022
TempeArizona1.322.050.6USD/LB20-Apr-2022
MeridenConnecticut3.373.373.37USD/LB20-Apr-2022
MitchellIndiana2.052.052.05USD/LB20-Apr-2022
South PlainfieldNew Jersey3.93.93.9USD/LB20-Apr-2022
NitroWest Virginia3.43.43.4USD/LB19-Feb-2022
Iowa cityIowa1.221.221.22USD/LB12-Aug-2021
FindlayOhio1.451.451.45USD/LB11-Aug-2021
Spokane ValleyWashington1.51.51.5USD/LB24-Apr-2020
AtwoodColorado0.741.440.05USD/LB05-Jun-2019
WingdaleNew York2.052.052.05USD/LB02-Oct-2018
WingdaleNew York0.80.80.8USD/LB17-Sep-2018
FairbanksArkansas0.950.950.95USD/LB15-Aug-2018
FredericksburgVirginia1.551.551.55USD/LB16-Apr-2018
BaltimoreMaryland1.481.51.45USD/LB12-Apr-2018
ThorofareNew Jersey2.82.82.8USD/LB21-Mar-2018
Canada Cities Yards Buy Price List
CityStateAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice UnitPrice Date
BridgewaterNova Scotia3.783.783.78USD/LB13-Sep-2022
HamiltonOntario4.054.054.05USD/LB13-Sep-2022
LondonOntario3.953.953.95USD/LB13-Sep-2022
GeorgetownOntario3.853.853.85USD/LB11-Jul-2022
WoodstockOntario2.622.622.62USD/LB10-Dec-2019
U.S.A. State Yards Buy Price Averages
StateAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice UnitPrice Date
Alaska1.551.551.55USD/LB2022-09-05
Arizona1.322.050.6USD/LB2022-04-20
Arkansas0.950.950.95USD/LB2018-08-15
Colorado0.741.440.05USD/LB2019-06-05
Connecticut2.922.922.92USD/LB2022-04-20
Illinois2.832.832.83USD/LB2022-09-05
Indiana2.052.052.05USD/LB2022-04-20
Iowa1.221.221.22USD/LB2021-08-12
Maine1.11.11.1USD/LB2022-08-22
Maryland1.481.51.45USD/LB2018-04-12
Michigan1.721.721.72USD/LB2022-09-05
Missouri1.751.751.75USD/LB2022-08-05
New Jersey3.043.043.04USD/LB2022-09-05
New York1.961.961.96USD/LB2022-09-05
Ohio2.022.022.02USD/LB2022-08-05
Pennsylvania111USD/LB2022-09-05
Virginia1.551.551.55USD/LB2018-04-16
Washington1.951.951.95USD/LB2022-07-20
West Virginia3.43.43.4USD/LB2022-02-19
Wisconsin1.151.151.15USD/LB2022-08-22
Canada Regions Yards Buy Price Averages
StateAverage PriceHigh PriceLow PricePrice UnitPrice Date
Nova Scotia3.783.783.78USD/LB2022-09-13
Ontario3.623.623.62USD/LB2019-12-10

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