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  • States with the most expensive gas prices
    1/ Doug Kerr // Flickr

    States with the most expensive gas prices

    Remember earlier this decade when gas prices were nearly $4.00 per gallon nationwide? Thankfully, costs are no longer that high across the board, but some places in the U.S. creep perilously close to that cringe-inducing mark. Gas prices fluctuate regularly, not just because of crude oil cost, but also due to factors like location, taxes, weather, and the whims of gas station owners. For example, islands generally have higher prices because oil is shipped in, and larger cities tend to charge more due to local tax rates.

    AAA tracks average daily gas prices per gallon for each state. Using data pulled from AAA on November 30, 2018, Stacker ranked each state and Washington D.C., from lowest to highest cost of gas. Prices for regular, mid-grade, premium, and diesel gases were considered. Frequent drivers, read on to discover where you may want to plan your next road trip to keep gas costs reasonable.

    ALSO: How long has it been since your state raised its gas tax?

  • #51. Missouri
    2/ Doug Kerr // Flickr

    #51. Missouri

    Regular: $2.11
    Mid-Grade: $2.37
    Premium: $2.63
    Diesel: $2.92
     

  • #50. South Carolina
    3/ Washuotaku // Wikicommons

    #50. South Carolina

    Regular: $2.16
    Mid-Grade: $2.49
    Premium: $2.79
    Diesel: $2.92
     

  • #49. Oklahoma
    4/ Alex Butterfield // Flickr

    #49. Oklahoma

    Regular: $2.17
    Mid-Grade: $2.38
    Premium: $2.59
    Diesel: $2.90
     

  • #48. Texas
    5/ Yinan Chen // Wikicommons

    #48. Texas

    Regular: $2.18
    Mid-Grade: $2.50
    Premium: $2.76
    Diesel: $2.91
     

  • #47. Ohio
    6/ Public Domain

    #47. Ohio

    Regular: $2.18
    Mid-Grade: $2.52
    Premium: $2.86
    Diesel: $3.11
     

  • #46. Mississippi
    7/ Marduk // Wikicommons

    #46. Mississippi

    Regular: $2.19
    Mid-Grade: $2.51
    Premium: $2.81
    Diesel: $2.91
     

  • #45. Louisiana
    8/ Chris Litherland // Wikicommons

    #45. Louisiana

    Regular: $2.19
    Mid-Grade: $2.50
    Premium: $2.76
    Diesel: $2.94
     

  • #44. Kentucky
    9/ FloNight // Wikicommons

    #44. Kentucky

    Regular: $2.20
    Mid-Grade: $2.53
    Premium: $2.84
    Diesel: $3.04
     

  • #43. Alabama
    10/ Nhlarry // Wikicommons

    #43. Alabama

    Regular: $2.20
    Mid-Grade: $2.53
    Premium: $2.85
    Diesel: $2.97
     

  • #42. Delaware
    11/ Tim Kiser // Wikicommons

    #42. Delaware

    Regular: $2.21
    Mid-Grade: $2.59
    Premium: $2.83
    Diesel: $2.82
     

  • #41. Kansas
    12/ Spacefem // Wikicommons

    #41. Kansas

    Regular: $2.21
    Mid-Grade: $2.44
    Premium: $2.68
    Diesel: $2.98
     

  • #40. Arkansas
    13/ Rmcclen // Wikicommons

    #40. Arkansas

    Regular: $2.22
    Mid-Grade: $2.54
    Premium: $2.80
    Diesel: $2.95
     

  • #39. Iowa
    14/ Billwhittaker // WIkicommons

    #39. Iowa

    Regular: $2.24
    Mid-Grade: $2.38
    Premium: $2.78
    Diesel: $3.04
     

  • #38. Indiana
    15/ Public Domain

    #38. Indiana

    Regular: $2.26
    Mid-Grade: $2.58
    Premium: $2.89
    Diesel: $3.27
     

  • #37. Tennessee
    16/ Brian Stansberry // Wikicommons

    #37. Tennessee

    Regular: $2.27
    Mid-Grade: $2.61
    Premium: $2.91
    Diesel: $3.02
     

  • #36. Virginia
    17/ Tim Kiser // Wikicommons

    #36. Virginia

    Regular: $2.30
    Mid-Grade: $2.67
    Premium: $2.95
    Diesel: $3.01
     

  • #35. Michigan
    18/ Chris Light // Wikicommons

    #35. Michigan

    Regular: $2.31
    Mid-Grade: $2.65
    Premium: $2.98
    Diesel: $3.27
     

  • #34. Georgia
    19/ Public Domain

    #34. Georgia

    Regular: $2.32
    Mid-Grade: $2.65
    Premium: $2.94
    Diesel: $3.12
     

  • #33. Nebraska
    20/ Peter Zillmann // Flickr

    #33. Nebraska

    Regular: $2.32
    Mid-Grade: $2.42
    Premium: $2.79
    Diesel: $3.05
     

  • #32. Florida
    21/ Public Domain

    #32. Florida

    Regular: $2.36
    Mid-Grade: $2.71
    Premium: $3.00
    Diesel: $3.08
     

  • #31. Wisconsin
    22/ Trizkutt // Wikicommons

    #31. Wisconsin

    Regular: $2.38
    Mid-Grade: $2.71
    Premium: $3.09
    Diesel: $3.18
     

  • #30. Maryland
    23/ Acroterion // Wikicommons

    #30. Maryland

    Regular: $2.38
    Mid-Grade: $2.78
    Premium: $3.02
    Diesel: $3.03
     

  • #29. North Carolina
    24/ Bz3rk // Wikicommons

    #29. North Carolina

    Regular: $2.39
    Mid-Grade: $2.74
    Premium: $3.04
    Diesel: $3.07
     

  • #28. Minnesota
    25/ Tim Kiser // Wikicommons

    #28. Minnesota

    Regular: $2.40
    Mid-Grade: $2.67
    Premium: $2.96
    Diesel: $3.18
     

  • #27. Illinois
    26/ Ken Lund // Flickr

    #27. Illinois

    Regular: $2.41
    Mid-Grade: $2.79
    Premium: $3.17
    Diesel: $3.09
     

  • #26. New Mexico
    27/ GoodFreePhotos

    #26. New Mexico

    Regular: $2.45
    Mid-Grade: $2.70
    Premium: $2.93
    Diesel: $3.10
     

  • #25. South Dakota
    28/ GoodFreePhotos

    #25. South Dakota

    Regular: $2.51
    Mid-Grade: $2.63
    Premium: $3.00
    Diesel: $3.17
     

  • #24. Maine
    29/ John Phelan // Wikicommons

    #24. Maine

    Regular: $2.51
    Mid-Grade: $2.81
    Premium: $3.06
    Diesel: $3.21
     

  • #23. North Dakota
    30/ Tim Kiser // Wikicommons

    #23. North Dakota

    Regular: $2.52
    Mid-Grade: $2.72
    Premium: $2.97
    Diesel: $3.22
     

  • #22. New Jersey
    31/ Tysto // Wikicommons

    #22. New Jersey

    Regular: $2.55
    Mid-Grade: $2.92
    Premium: $3.10
    Diesel: $3.23
     

  • #21. New Hampshire
    32/ GoodFreePhotos

    #21. New Hampshire

    Regular: $2.57
    Mid-Grade: $2.90
    Premium: $3.13
    Diesel: $3.15
     

  • #20. West Virginia
    33/ Tim Kiser // Wikicommons

    #20. West Virginia

    Regular: $2.59
    Mid-Grade: $2.81
    Premium: $3.08
    Diesel: $3.23
     

  • #19. Colorado
    34/ Daniel Case // Wikicommons

    #19. Colorado

    Regular: $2.61
    Mid-Grade: $2.89
    Premium: $3.16
    Diesel: $3.05
     

  • #18. Rhode Island
    35/ Daniel Case // Wikicommons

    #18. Rhode Island

    Regular: $2.65
    Mid-Grade: $2.98
    Premium: $3.17
    Diesel: $3.21
     

  • #17. Massachusetts
    36/ GoodFreePhotos

    #17. Massachusetts

    Regular: $2.69
    Mid-Grade: $2.97
    Premium: $3.15
    Diesel: $3.19
     

  • #16. Pennsylvania
    37/ Canadian2006 // Wikicommons

    #16. Pennsylvania

    Regular: $2.71
    Mid-Grade: $3.03
    Premium: $3.29
    Diesel: $3.56
     

  • #15. Vermont
    38/ John Phelan // Wikicommons

    #15. Vermont

    Regular: $2.74
    Mid-Grade: $3.02
    Premium: $3.27
    Diesel: $3.25
     

  • #14. District of Columbia
    39/ AgnosticPreachersKid // Wikicommons

    #14. District of Columbia

    Regular: $2.77
    Mid-Grade: $3.27
    Premium: $3.41
    Diesel: $3.20
     

  • #13. Connecticut
    40/ Sage Ross // Wikicommons

    #13. Connecticut

    Regular: $2.79
    Mid-Grade: $3.13
    Premium: $3.33
    Diesel: $3.33
     

  • #12. New York
    41/ Pixabay

    #12. New York

    Regular: $2.80
    Mid-Grade: $3.09
    Premium: $3.30
    Diesel: $3.36
     

  • #11. Montana
    42/ Sergei ~ 5of7 // Flickr

    #11. Montana

    Regular: $2.80
    Mid-Grade: $3.03
    Premium: $3.29
    Diesel: $3.26
     

  • #10. Arizona
    43/ Visitor7 // Wikicommons

    #10. Arizona

    Regular: $2.82
    Mid-Grade: $3.04
    Premium: $3.25
    Diesel: $3.23
     

  • #9. Wyoming
    44/ Charles Willgren // Wikicommons

    #9. Wyoming

    Regular: $2.86
    Mid-Grade: $3.07
    Premium: $3.28
    Diesel: $3.35
     

  • #8. Utah
    45/ Sbharris // Wikicommons

    #8. Utah

    Regular: $2.89
    Mid-Grade: $3.03
    Premium: $3.18
    Diesel: $3.38
     

  • #7. Idaho
    46/ Visitor7 // Wikicommons

    #7. Idaho

    Regular: $2.94
    Mid-Grade: $3.10
    Premium: $3.27
    Diesel: $3.40
     

  • #6. Oregon
    47/ Ian Poellet // Wikicommons

    #6. Oregon

    Regular: $3.14
    Mid-Grade: $3.34
    Premium: $3.50
    Diesel: $3.35
     

  • #5. Nevada
    48/ Richc80 // Wikicommons

    #5. Nevada

    Regular: $3.16
    Mid-Grade: $3.35
    Premium: $3.50
    Diesel: $3.40
     

  • #4. Alaska
    49/ Wknight94 // Wikicommons

    #4. Alaska

    Regular: $3.25
    Mid-Grade: $3.37
    Premium: $3.47
    Diesel: $3.31
     

  • #3. Washington
    50/ SounderBruce // Wikicommons

    #3. Washington

    Regular: $3.32
    Mid-Grade: $3.52
    Premium: $3.65
    Diesel: $3.50
     

  • #2. California
    51/ AgnosticPreachersKid // Wikicommons

    #2. California

    Regular: $3.56
    Mid-Grade: $3.71
    Premium: $3.82
    Diesel: $4.00
     

  • #1. Hawaii
    52/ Marshman // Wikicommons

    #1. Hawaii

    Regular: $3.69
    Mid-Grade: $3.84
    Premium: $3.98
    Diesel: $4.23

     

     

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