Special Report

States With the Lowest and Highest Gas Taxes

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50. Alaska
> Avg. state gas tax: 13.8 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of Jan. 26 2021: $2.61 per gal. (7th highest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 5.3% (the lowest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 10,369 (2nd fewest)

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49. Missouri
> Avg. state gas tax: 17.4 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of Jan. 26 2021: $2.12 per gal. (4th lowest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 8.2% (3rd lowest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 17,617 (8th most)

48. Mississippi
> Avg. state gas tax: 18.8 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of Jan. 26 2021: $2.10 per gal. (the lowest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 9.0% (5th lowest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 19,798 (3rd most)

47. New Mexico
> Avg. state gas tax: 18.9 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of Jan. 26 2021: $2.28 per gal. (16th lowest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 8.3% (4th lowest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 20,512 (2nd most)

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46. Arizona
> Avg. state gas tax: 19.0 cents per gal.
> Avg. gas price as of Jan. 26 2021: $2.41 per gal. (15th highest)
> State taxes as pct. of gas price: 7.9% (2nd lowest)
> Annual miles traveled per driver: 12,852 (14th fewest)