Gas prices soar in Kansas City as Midwest trend takes shape: Survey

Gas Prices

US GasBuddy data showed prices in the Midwest to be lower than the coasts while prices in the Northeast are still higher than they were last year. Average prices for a gallon of regular gasoline in Omaha are 5.72 cents per gallon cheaper than they were one year ago. Kansas City is the one location where a gallon of regular gas is 8.39 cents more expensive than last year at this time.

Some states in the eastern half of the country are seeing increases in the price of gas.

In South Carolina, prices on average are 30.52 cents more expensive than one year ago. Prices have jumped more than 18 cents a gallon over the past week.

Hawaii is the only state seeing prices drop. The average gallon of regular gas in Hawaii is 12.19 cents cheaper than last year.

Prices were stable in the Chicago area with 14 out of 15 metro areas showing savings on a gallon of regular gas, based on AAA North Central AAA data.

The average price for a gallon of regular gas in the Chicago area this year is $2.09, which is 12.46 cents cheaper than it was at this time last year.

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