Special Report

The Average Cost of a Date in Each State

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16. West Virginia
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $97.03 (tied — 3rd lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 6.39% (19th lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.67 (24th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 40 per 100,000 people

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17. Mississippi
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $96.52 (the lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 7.07% (21st highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.34 (2nd lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 23 per 100,000 people

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18. Arizona
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $99.29 (tied — 21st lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 8.37% (11th highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.78 (14th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 28 per 100,000 people

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19. Nevada
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $98.37 (14th lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 8.14% (13th highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $3.23 (4th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 52 per 100,000 people

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20. Oklahoma
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $98.26 (tied — 13th lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 8.92% (6th highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.42 (6th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 29 per 100,000 people

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