National average drops... again
Another week, another drop at the gas pump, according to GasBuddy data. In just the last week, prices nationally slid 12.5c/gal to an average of $2.533/gal today. Diesel prices weren't too far behind, falling almost 10c/gal to $3.398/gal.
As of this morning, the number of gas stations charging less than $2.50/gal outnumbered stations charging over $2.50/gal for the first time in years. Overall, 55.5% of gas stations are now charging less than $2.50/gal, with the most common price across the U.S. standing at $2.399/gal, when it stood at $3.199/gal a year ago.
The $1.99 club now includes some thirteen states, up from just three a week ago: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, and Virginia. ...
Dec 15, 2014