Regular gas price per gallon
: $3 .08 Tax per gallon
: 21.4 cents (15th lowest) Number of operating oil refineries
Average gas prices in Tennessee have decreased by 9.7% in the past 12 months (the fourth-biggest decline in the country). In the past month alone, gas prices fell by 28 cents, an 8.3% decrease. According to the Cost of Living Index, low gas prices help drivers in Tennessee enjoy the seventh-lowest cost of transportation in the U.S. Tennessee drivers also pay the 15th-lowest state taxes on gas in the nation, at just 21.4 cents to the gallon, according to the American Petroleum Institute.
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