Special Report

States With the Lowest and Highest Gas Taxes

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5. Hawaii
> State gas tax: 48.4 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of late-Jan. 2020: $3.66 per gal. (the highest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 13.2% (19th highest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 11,479 (6th lowest)

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4. Washington
> State gas tax: 49.4 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of late-Jan. 2020: $3.10 per gal. (3rd highest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 16.0% (9th highest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 10,553 (3rd lowest)

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3. Illinois
> State gas tax: 53.7 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of late-Jan. 2020: $2.60 per gal. (12th highest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 20.7% (2nd highest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 12,387 (10th lowest)

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2. Pennsylvania
> State gas tax: 58.7 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of late-Jan. 2020: $2.70 per gal. (8th highest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 21.7% (the highest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 11,356 (5th lowest)

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1. California
> State gas tax: 60.6 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of late-Jan. 2020: $3.52 per gal. (2nd highest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 17.2% (6th highest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 12,900 (14th lowest)

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