Special Report

The Average Cost of a Date in Each State

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41. Rhode Island
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $100.93 (23rd highest)
> Combined average tax rate: 7.00% (tied — 23rd highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.71 (22nd highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 52 per 100,000 people

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42. Maryland
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $106.26 (5th highest)
> Combined average tax rate: 6.00% (tied — 13th lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.64 (23rd lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 35 per 100,000 people

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43. Massachusetts
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $104.42 (8th highest)
> Combined average tax rate: 6.25% (16th lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.73 (19th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 50 per 100,000 people

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44. New Hampshire
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $103.50 (11th highest)
> Combined average tax rate: 0.00% (tied — 4th lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.62 (22nd lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 60 per 100,000 people

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45. Pennsylvania
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $101.96 (tied — 14th highest)
> Combined average tax rate: 6.34% (17th lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.87 (10th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 37 per 100,000 people

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