10 States With the Biggest Increase in Gas Prices

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Across much of the nation, gas prices are getting more expensive after dipping recently due to the coronavirus pandemic. In fact, gas prices are up nearly 30 cents since dropping to an average price per gallon of $1.74 in early April, according to travel app GasBuddy

If you’re wondering if the price at the pump is going up where you live, GasBuddy analyzed the states with the largest price increases since May 2020.

Let’s look at the 10 states with the largest increases in gas prices.

Gas Prices Are Rising the Most in These 10 States

StateGas Price May 1 Gas Price June 7Increase
Michigan$1.50$2.06$0.56c/gal
Wisconsin$1.44$1.95$0.51c/gal
Indiana$1.61$2.08$0.47c/gal
Illinois $1.78$2.23$0.45c/gal
Ohio $1.56$2.01$0.45c/gal
Colorado$1.77$2.22$0.45c/gal
Kentucky$1.46$1.88$0.42c/gal
Minnesota $1.52$1.94$0.42c/gal
Idaho$1.80 $2.22$0.42c/gal
Iowa $1.54$1.95$0.41c/gal

Read GasBuddy’s full report here.

Final Thought

GasBuddy expects gas prices to continue to rise throughout the summer. But there are still ways to save money on gas.

If you want to save money at the pump, consider downloading a gas app or joining one of these gas station loyalty programs.

What prices are you seeing at the pump where you live? Let us know in the comments.

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