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The West Coast region paid the highest prices for gasoline averaging $4.14 for a gallon of regular gasoline while the Rocky Mountain region paid the least at $3.70 per gallon. The southern states, including the Gulf Coast Region and the Lower Atlantic region, paid less than the states in the Midwest, Central Atlantic and New England regions where gasoline was about $4.00 per gallon.

Map of the United States with regional prices of regular grade gasoline for May 2, 2011. For more detailed information, see supporting information below.

Supporting Information

Regular Grade Gasoline Prices by Region, May 2, 2011
Region Price per gallon
including taxes
West Coast $4.14
New England $4.03
Midwest $4.01
Central Atlantic $3.98
Lower Atlantic $3.86
Gulf Coast $3.81
Rocky Mountains $3.70

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, EIA-878, Motor Gasoline Price Survey.

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