States With the Highest and Lowest Gas Taxes

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46. New Mexico
> State gas tax: 18.9 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.35 / gal. (10th lowest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 8.0% (4th lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 5.8% (18th lowest)

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47. Mississippi
> State gas tax: 18.8 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.31 / gal. (4th lowest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 8.1% (6th lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 9.7% (22nd highest)

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48. Missouri
> State gas tax: 17.4 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.30 / gal. (3rd lowest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 7.5% (3rd lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 4.1% (10th lowest)

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49. Oklahoma
> State gas tax: 17.0 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.34 / gal. (7th lowest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 7.3% (2nd lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 11.1% (18th highest)

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50. Alaska
> State gas tax: 12.3 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $3.08 / gal. (3rd highest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 4.0% (the lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 19.9% (7th highest)