Special Report

The Average Cost of a Date in Each State

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36. Florida
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $101.03 (tied — 20th highest)
> Combined average tax rate: 7.05% (22nd highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.50 (13th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 42 per 100,000 people

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37. Virginia
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $102.37 (12th highest)
> Combined average tax rate: 5.65% (10th lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.46 (10th lowest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 36 per 100,000 people

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38. Maine
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $101.14 (19th highest)
> Combined average tax rate: 5.50% (9th lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.70 (23rd highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 67 per 100,000 people

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39. Vermont
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $101.03 (tied — 20th highest)
> Combined average tax rate: 6.18% (15th lowest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $2.73 (18th highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 79 per 100,000 people

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40. California
> Average cost of dinner, drinks, and movie: $106.16 (6th highest)
> Combined average tax rate: 8.56% (9th highest)
> Price of regular gasoline as of Aug. 6, 2019: $3.67 (the highest)
> Arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments: 63 per 100,000 people

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