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This Is the State Where Drivers Spend the Most on Gas

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40. Illinois
> Pct. monthly income car drivers spend on gas: 2.34%
> Pct. monthly income truck/SUV drivers spend on gas: 3.25% – 11th lowest
> Median monthly income: $4,425 – 14th highest
> Gas cost per gallon: $4.39 – 10th highest
> Average miles traveled per month: 597 – 7th lowest

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39. Minnesota
> Pct. monthly income car drivers spend on gas: 2.39%
> Pct. monthly income truck/SUV drivers spend on gas: 3.32% – 12th lowest
> Median monthly income: $4,506 – 11th highest
> Gas cost per gallon: $3.92 – 11th lowest
> Average miles traveled per month: 694 – 21st lowest

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38. Colorado
> Pct. monthly income car drivers spend on gas: 2.43%
> Pct. monthly income truck/SUV drivers spend on gas: 3.38% – 13th lowest
> Median monthly income: $4,440 – 13th highest
> Gas cost per gallon: $3.97 – 16th lowest
> Average miles traveled per month: 687 – 19th lowest

37. Delaware
> Pct. monthly income car drivers spend on gas: 2.47%
> Pct. monthly income truck/SUV drivers spend on gas: 3.43% – 14th lowest
> Median monthly income: $4,316 – 15th highest
> Gas cost per gallon: $4.38 – 11th highest
> Average miles traveled per month: 616 – 9th lowest

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36. Virginia
> Pct. monthly income car drivers spend on gas: 2.51%
> Pct. monthly income truck/SUV drivers spend on gas: 3.49% – 15th lowest
> Median monthly income: $4,547 – 9th highest
> Gas cost per gallon: $4.21 – 17th highest
> Average miles traveled per month: 685 – 17th lowest

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