Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Gas hasn't been this cheap on the Fourth of July since 2005

Wash Exam ^ | July 3, 2017 | Emily Jashinsky 

The last time gas was this cheap in America on the Fourth of July, the Kardashians didn't even have a television show.

According to AAA, the average national gas price currently sits at $2.23 per gallon. That figure hasn't dipped so low since 2005 when Fourth of July drivers also owed $2.23 on average. It's the cheapest gas has been throughout 2017 as well.

"The combination of tepid demand and increased gasoline and crude output continues to put downward pressure on gas prices," AAA Spokesperson Jeanette Casselano said in a news release.

The least expensive market in the country is South Carolina at $1.90. Drivers in Hawaii are facing the steepest prices with their average sitting at $3.05 per gallon, according to AAA.
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