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States With the Highest and Lowest Gas Taxes

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5. New York
> State gas tax: 45.6 cents per gal.
> Gas price as of mid-Jan. 2019: $2.56 per gal. (9th highest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 17.8% (5th highest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 10,289 (2nd lowest)

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4. Hawaii
> State gas tax: 48.1 cents per gal.
> Gas price as of mid-Jan. 2019: $3.28 per gal. (2nd highest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 14.6% (17th highest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 11,415 (6th lowest)

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3. Washington
> State gas tax: 49.4 cents per gal.
> Gas price as of mid-Jan. 2019: $3.01 per gal. (3rd highest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 16.4% (11th highest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 10,827 (4th lowest)

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2. California
> State gas tax: 55.5 cents per gal.
> Gas price as of mid-Jan. 2019: $3.29 per gal. (the highest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 16.9% (9th highest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 12,982 (15th lowest)

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1. Pennsylvania
> State gas tax: 58.7 cents per gal.
> Gas price as of mid-Jan. 2019: $2.48 per gal. (15th highest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 23.7% (the highest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 11,266 (5th lowest)

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