Special Report

States With the Lowest and Highest Gas Taxes

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50. Alaska
> State gas tax: 14.4 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of late-Jan. 2020: $2.98 per gal. (4th highest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 4.8% (the lowest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 10,237 (2nd lowest)

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49. Missouri
> State gas tax: 17.4 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of late-Jan. 2020: $2.15 per gal. (the lowest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 8.1% (4th lowest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 17,926 (6th highest)

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48. Mississippi
> State gas tax: 18.8 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of late-Jan. 2020: $2.20 per gal. (3rd lowest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 8.5% (5th lowest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 19,791 (2nd highest)

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47. New Mexico
> State gas tax: 18.9 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of late-Jan. 2020: $2.37 per gal. (19th lowest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 8.0% (3rd lowest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 18,711 (3rd highest)

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46. Arizona
> State gas tax: 19.0 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of late-Jan. 2020: $2.82 per gal. (7th highest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 6.7% (2nd lowest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 12,516 (11th lowest)

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