States With the Highest (and Lowest) Gas Taxes

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Providence, Rhode Island
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41. Rhode Island
> Effective gas tax:
34.0 cents
> Gas price: $1.92 (13th highest)
> Number of petroleum refineries: 0 (tied-20th lowest)
> Number of licensed drivers: 749,232 (7th lowest)
> Annual vehicle miles travelled per capita: 7,394 (4th lowest)

42. West Virginia
> Effective gas tax:
34.6 cents
> Gas price: $1.84 (18th highest)
> Number of petroleum refineries: 1 (tied-25th highest)
> Number of licensed drivers: 1,177,136 (13th lowest)
> Annual vehicle miles travelled per capita: 10,372 (20th highest)

Raleigh (Wake County), North Carolina
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43. North Carolina
> Effective gas tax:
35.3 cents
> Gas price: $1.80 (23rd highest)
> Number of petroleum refineries: 0 (tied-20th lowest)
> Number of licensed drivers: 6,822,902 (9th highest)
> Annual vehicle miles travelled per capita: 10,684 (16th highest)

Florida

44. Florida
> Effective gas tax:
36.6 cents
> Gas price: $1.84 (17th highest)
> Number of petroleum refineries: 0 (tied-20th lowest)
> Number of licensed drivers: 13,670,441 (3rd highest)
> Annual vehicle miles travelled per capita: 9,855 (23rd lowest)

Hartford, Connecticut
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45. Connecticut
> Effective gas tax:
37.5 cents
> Gas price: $1.99 (10th highest)
> Number of petroleum refineries: 0 (tied-20th lowest)
> Number of licensed drivers: 2,534,090 (23rd lowest)
> Annual vehicle miles travelled per capita: 8,604 (12th lowest)