Special Report

The Average Cost of a Date in Each State

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6. North Dakota
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $97.24 (5th lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 6.85% (23rd lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.68 (25th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 60 per 100,000 people

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7. Indiana
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $98.67 (15th lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 7.00% (tied — 23rd highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.73 (tied — 20th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 32 per 100,000 people

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8. Montana
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $101.96 (tied — 14th highest)
> Combined average tax rate: 0.00% (tied — 4th lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.80 (13th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 115 per 100,000 people

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9. Ohio
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $98.26 (tied — 13th lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 7.17% (20th highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.74 (17th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 33 per 100,000 people

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10. Iowa
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $97.44 (7th lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 6.82% (22nd lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.55 (tied — 17th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 46 per 100,000 people

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