Special Report

The Average Cost of a Date in Each State

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46. Washington
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $107.09 (3rd highest)
> Combined average tax rate: 9.17% (4th highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $3.28 (3rd highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 41 per 100,000 people

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47. Connecticut
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $106.67 (4th highest)
> Combined average tax rate: 6.35% (18th lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.87 (11th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 48 per 100,000 people

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48. Hawaii
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $114.16 (the highest)
> Combined average tax rate: 4.41% (6th lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $3.66 (2nd highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 37 per 100,000 people

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49. New Jersey
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $104.62 (7th highest)
> Combined average tax rate: 6.60% (21st lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.77 (15th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 40 per 100,000 people

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50. New York
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $111.60 (2nd highest)
> Combined average tax rate: 8.49% (10th highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.86 (12th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 64 per 100,000 people

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