Special Report

The Average Cost of a Date in Each State

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1. Wisconsin
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $98.26 (tied — 13th lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 5.44% (8th lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.68 (25th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 47 per 100,000 people

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2. Kansas
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $98.16 (10th lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 8.67% (8th highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.46 (11th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 36 per 100,000 people

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3. Missouri
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $97.96 (9th lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 8.13% (14th highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.45 (9th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 36 per 100,000 people

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4. South Dakota
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $97.14 (4th lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 6.40% (20th lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.69 (24th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 80 per 100,000 people

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5. Nebraska
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $97.65 (8th lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 6.85% (24th lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.58 (19th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 48 per 100,000 people

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