This Is the State Where You Pay the Most for Gas, According to Data

If you’ve noticed that you’re paying more at the pump than usual, you’re not alone—gas prices have skyrocketed in recent months thanks to a short supply and an increasingly high demand. In fact, according to the latest AAA data, as of Aug. 9, the average price of gasoline in the U.S. is $3.19 per gallon. That’s more than a dollar over the national average at this time last year. With that in mind, we wanted to see which state has the most expensive gas in the U.S. Using the AAA data as of Aug. 9, we’ve ranked all 50 states by the average cost per gallon of regular grade fuel.

The prices are displayed as you would see at the pump with three decimal points after the dollar amount, since even fractions of a cent play a factor in where drivers choose to fuel up. Read on to discover which state has the most expensive gas in the country and how much a gallon costs where you live.

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50

Mississippi

cityscape photos of a traffic on a street next to the Biloxi Lighthouse in Biloxi, Mississippi at nightcityscape photos of a traffic on a street next to the Biloxi Lighthouse in Biloxi, Mississippi at night
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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $2.790

49

Louisiana

cityscape photo of downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana at nightcityscape photo of downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana at night
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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $2.820

48

Texas

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $2.840

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47

Alabama

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $2.847

46

Missouri

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $2.868

45

Arkansas

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $2.879

44

South Carolina

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $2.886

43

Oklahoma

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $2.887

42

Tennessee

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $2.890

41

Kansas

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $2.927

40

North Carolina

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $2.933

39

Kentucky

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $2.969

38

Georgia

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $2.970

37

Virginia

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $2.982

36

Iowa

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $2.993

35

New Hampshire

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.001

34

Delaware

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.015

33

Nebraska

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.015

32

Florida

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.020

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31

Minnesota

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.030

30

West Virginia

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.030

29

Wisconsin

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.033

28

Massachusetts

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.046

27

Ohio

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.061

26

Rhode Island

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.063

25

Maryland

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.071

24

New Mexico

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.097

23

Vermont

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.099

22

Maine

Casco Bay Bridge spans Fore River connecting South Portland and Portland in Maine.Casco Bay Bridge spans Fore River connecting South Portland and Portland in Maine.
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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.120

21

Arizona

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.125

20

North Dakota

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.128

19

Indiana

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.129

18

Connecticut

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.176

17

South Dakota

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.177

16

New Jersey

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.202

15

New York

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.224

14

Montana

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.281

13

Pennsylvania

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.281

12

Michigan

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.289

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11

Illinois

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.406

10

Wyoming

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.570

9

Colorado

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.637

8

Alaska

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.664

7

Oregon

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.757

6

Idaho

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.809

5

Utah

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.871

4

Washington

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $3.872

3

Nevada

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $4.048

2

Hawaii

An aerial shot of downtown Honolulu, Hawaii from the water looking inland.An aerial shot of downtown Honolulu, Hawaii from the water looking inland.
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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $4.082

1

California

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Regular grade gas price per gallon: $4.391

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