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Gas prices on LI compared to other U.S. areas

By Ted Starkey

Gas prices on Long Island have eclipsed $3 per gallon for the first time in more than 3 years, according to data from AAA. Area residents aren’t the only ones dealing with pain at the pump; those in other states are also seeing rising prices across the country. Here’s the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in Nassau and Suffolk counties compared to other parts of the country as of June 12. (Numbers have been rounded from AAA data.)

Nassau-Suffolk

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Average cost in Nassau-Suffolk for a gallon of regular gas: $3.09
Average cost in New York State for a gallon of regular gas: $3.07
(as of June 12, 2018 according to AAA)

 

 

Atlanta

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Average cost in Atlanta for a gallon of regular gas: $2.84
Average cost in Georgia for a gallon of regular gas: $2.78
(as of June 12, 2018 according to AAA)

Boston

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Average cost in Boston for a gallon of regular gas: $2.96
Average cost in Massachusetts for a gallon of regular gas: $2.95
(as of June 12, 2018 according to AAA)

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Chicago

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Average cost in Chicago for a gallon of regular gas: $3.44
Average cost in Illinois for a gallon of regular gas: $3.01
(as of June 12, 2018 according to AAA)

Dallas

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Average cost in Dallas for a gallon of regular gas: $2.80
Average cost in Texas for a gallon of regular gas: $2.74
(as of June 12, 2018 according to AAA)

Detroit

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Average cost in Detroit for a gallon of regular gas: $3.01
Average cost in Michigan for a gallon of regular gas: $2.99
(as of June 12, 2018 according to AAA)

Honolulu

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Average cost in Honolulu for a gallon of regular gas: $3.60
Average cost in Hawaii for a gallon of regular gas: $3.72
(as of June 12, 2018 according to AAA)

Miami

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Average cost in Miami for a gallon of regular gas: $2.91
Average cost in Florida for a gallon of regular gas: $2.79
(as of June 12, 2018 according to AAA)

San Francisco

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Average cost in San Francisco for a gallon of regular gas: $3.85
Average cost in California for a gallon of regular gas: $3.72
(as of June 12, 2018 according to AAA)