States With the Highest (and Lowest) Gas Taxes

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16. Delaware
> Effective gas tax:
23.0 cents
> Gas price: $1.76 (25th lowest)
> Number of petroleum refineries: 1 (tied-25th highest)
> Number of licensed drivers: 723,657 (6th lowest)
> Annual vehicle miles travelled per capita: 10,054 (25th lowest)

North Dakota Oil Rig
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17. North Dakota
> Effective gas tax:
23.0 cents
> Gas price: $1.72 (20th lowest)
> Number of petroleum refineries: 2 (tied-17th highest)
> Number of licensed drivers: 513,838 (2nd lowest)
> Annual vehicle miles travelled per capita: 13,961 (2nd highest)

New Hampshire
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18. New Hampshire
> Effective gas tax:
23.8 cents
> Gas price: $1.83 (21st highest)
> Number of petroleum refineries: 0 (tied-20th lowest)
> Number of licensed drivers: 1,061,433 (11th lowest)
> Annual vehicle miles travelled per capita: 9,749 (21st lowest)

Wyoming
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19. Wyoming
> Effective gas tax:
24.0 cents
> Gas price: $1.80 (24th highest)
> Number of petroleum refineries: 6 (4th highest)
> Number of licensed drivers: 421,473 (the lowest)
> Annual vehicle miles travelled per capita: 15,977 (the highest)

Topeka, Kansas
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20. Kansas
> Effective gas tax:
24.0 cents
> Gas price: $1.59 (4th lowest)
> Number of petroleum refineries: 3 (tied-13th highest)
> Number of licensed drivers: 2,017,759 (19th lowest)
> Annual vehicle miles travelled per capita: 10,438 (19th highest)