Special Report

States With the Highest (and Lowest) Gas Taxes

Highway Connecticut
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6. Connecticut
> State gas tax: 39.9 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.46 / gal. (tied – 8th highest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 23.7% (7th highest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 73% (tied – the highest)

Interchange, Compton, California
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7. California
> State gas tax: 38.1 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.80 / gal. (2nd highest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 20.2% (25th lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 68% (7th highest)

New Jersey
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8. New Jersey
> State gas tax: 37.1 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.40 / gal. (11th highest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 23.1% (9th highest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 66% (9th highest)

Miami, Florida
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9. Florida
> State gas tax: 36.8 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.34 / gal. (tied – 16th highest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 23.6% (8th highest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 26% (6th lowest)

Asheville, North Carolina
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10. North Carolina
> State gas tax: 34.6 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.22 / gal. (17th lowest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 23.9% (6th highest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 45% (tied – 19th lowest)

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