Special Report

The Average Cost of a Date in Each State

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26. South Carolina
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $99.39 (tied — 23rd lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 7.43% (17th highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.37 (4th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 34 per 100,000 people

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27. Utah
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $99.08 (tied — 19th lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 6.94% (25th lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.92 (7th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 37 per 100,000 people

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28. Minnesota
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $103.91 (10th highest)
> Combined average tax rate: 7.43% (18th highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.60 (20th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 52 per 100,000 people

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29. North Carolina
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $99.08 (tied — 19th lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 6.97% (25th highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.52 (14th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 37 per 100,000 people

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30. Georgia
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $99.39 (tied — 23rd lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 7.29% (19th highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.57 (18th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 31 per 100,000 people

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