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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Six States Where Gas Prices Average More Than $4 a Gallon


It seems wherever you go these days, you can't help but feel the pinch when it comes to gas prices at the pump.
$4 Gas in California
According to the latest data from AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge Report, six states are now averaging over $4 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. 

The most expensive states include the usual suspects, Hawaii - $4.51, California - $4.21 and Alaska - $4.18; but even states like Connecticut, Illinois and New York have seen prices rise over the $4-mark.

AAA is also reporting that the national retail average price for a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline stands at $3.84. This is up 6 cents from a week ago, 30 cents from a month ago and 97 cents from a year ago.

Indeed, the national average price has continued to climb nearly each day in the past month.

Here is a breakdown of the states with the highest and lowest gas prices:
Most Expensive States
1) $4.51 - Hawaii
2) $4.21 - California
3) $4.18 - Alaska
4) $4.10 - Connecticut
5) $4.08 - Illinois
6) $4.04 - New York

Least Expensive States 
          
1) $3.55 - Wyoming
2) $3.60 - Colorado
3) $3.62 - Montana
4) $3.65 - South Carolina (tied)
4) $3.65 - Utah (tied)
6) $3.67 Mississippi
Source: AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report - prices displayed above are a statewide average for self-serve regular unleaded as of April 20, 2011.

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