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This Is the State Where Drivers Spend the Most on Gas

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5. New Mexico
> Pct. monthly income car drivers spend on gas: 4.57%
> Pct. monthly income truck/SUV drivers spend on gas: 6.36% – 5th highest
> Median monthly income: $3,519 – 3rd lowest
> Gas cost per gallon: $4.20 – 18th highest
> Average miles traveled per month: 969 – 4th highest

4. Arkansas
> Pct. monthly income car drivers spend on gas: 4.70%
> Pct. monthly income truck/SUV drivers spend on gas: 6.54% – 4th highest
> Median monthly income: $3,421 – 2nd lowest
> Gas cost per gallon: $4.67 – 7th highest
> Average miles traveled per month: 872 – 12th highest

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3. Mississippi
> Pct. monthly income car drivers spend on gas: 4.83%
> Pct. monthly income truck/SUV drivers spend on gas: 6.71% – 3rd highest
> Median monthly income: $3,354 – the lowest
> Gas cost per gallon: $3.77 – 2nd lowest
> Average miles traveled per month: 1,088.4 – 3rd highest

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2. Wyoming
> Pct. monthly income car drivers spend on gas: 4.91%
> Pct. monthly income truck/SUV drivers spend on gas: 6.82% – 2nd highest
> Median monthly income: $4,151 – 21st highest
> Gas cost per gallon: $4.07 – 24th lowest
> Average miles traveled per month: 1,267 – the highest

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1. Alabama
> Pct. monthly income car drivers spend on gas: 5.55%
> Pct. monthly income truck/SUV drivers spend on gas: 7.71% – the highest
> Median monthly income: $3,652 – 10th lowest
> Gas cost per gallon: $4.71 – 6th highest
> Average miles traveled per month: 1,088 – 2nd highest

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