Special Report

What a Gallon of Gas Cost the Year You Were Born

Methodology

To identify the price of gas the year you were born, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the inflation-adjusted annual average price of a gallon of regular gasoline (leaded pre-1990) from the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s Energy Review.

The average price of a barrel of crude oil and annual gasoline consumption also came from the EIA. Annual U.S. crude oil imports and production also came from the EIA.

Per-capita gas consumption was calculated using population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. All inflation-adjusted prices are tied to 2019 dollars.

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