Special Report

The Average Cost of a Date in Each State

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31. Illinois
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $100.83 (24th highest)
> Combined average tax rate: 8.74% (7th highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.90 (8th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 38 per 100,000 people

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32. Kentucky
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $97.03 (tied — 3rd lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 6.00% (tied — 13th lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.52 (15th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 30 per 100,000 people

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33. Alabama
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $98.98 (17th lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 9.14% (5th highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.35 (3rd lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 24 per 100,000 people

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34. Alaska
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $104.01 (9th highest)
> Combined average tax rate: 1.43% (5th lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $3.10 (6th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 77 per 100,000 people

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35. Tennessee
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $98.88 (16th lowest)
> Combined average tax rate: 9.47% (the highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.43 (7th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 39 per 100,000 people

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