States With the Highest (and Lowest) Gas Taxes

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Downtown Nashville
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41. Tennessee
> State gas tax: 21.4 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.10 / gal. (3rd lowest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 18.9% (16th lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 38% (tied – 10th lowest)

Aerial view of downtown New Orleans, Louisiana
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42. Louisiana
> State gas tax: 20.0 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.17 / gal. (11th lowest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 17.7% (8th lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 62% (tied – 11th highest)

Austin, Texas
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43. Texas
> State gas tax: 20.0 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.12 / gal. (8th lowest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 18.1% (12th lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 38% (tied – 10th lowest)

Road to Superstition Mountain Arizona
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44. Arizona
> State gas tax: 19.0 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.18 / gal. (14th lowest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 17.1% (6th lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 52% (tied – 20th highest)

Vicksburg Bridge, Mississippi
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45. Mississippi
> State gas tax: 18.9 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.11 / gal. (6th lowest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 17.7% (7th lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 51% (23rd highest)