States With the Highest (and Lowest) Gas Taxes

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Santa Barbara, California

46. California
> Effective gas tax:
40.6 cents
> Gas price: $2.60 (2nd highest)
> Number of petroleum refineries: 18 (3rd highest)
> Number of licensed drivers: 24,390,236 (the highest)
> Annual vehicle miles travelled per capita: 8,597 (11th lowest)

Honolulu County, Hawaii

47. Hawaii
> Effective gas tax:
42.4 cents
> Gas price: $2.63 (the highest)
> Number of petroleum refineries: 2 (tied-17th highest)
> Number of licensed drivers: 915,033 (9th lowest)
> Annual vehicle miles travelled per capita: 7,193 (3rd lowest)

New York City, Brooklyn Bridge, New York

48. New York
> Effective gas tax:
42.6 cents
> Gas price: $2.08 (6th highest)
> Number of petroleum refineries: 0 (tied-20th lowest)
> Number of licensed drivers: 11,210,783 (4th highest)
> Annual vehicle miles travelled per capita: 6,602 (2nd lowest)

Seattle, Washington

49. Washington
> Effective gas tax:
44.5 cents
> Gas price: $2.18 (5th highest)
> Number of petroleum refineries: 5 (tied-5th highest)
> Number of licensed drivers: 5,301,630 (13th highest)
> Annual vehicle miles travelled per capita: 8,207 (7th lowest)

Pennsylvania

50. Pennsylvania
> Effective gas tax:
50.4 cents
> Gas price: $2.00 (9th highest)
> Number of petroleum refineries: 4 (tied-9th highest)
> Number of licensed drivers: 8,896,590 (5th highest)
> Annual vehicle miles travelled per capita: 7,721 (5th lowest)