Most expensive and cheapest metro areas for gas

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Posted: Apr 15, 2011 12:21 PM
Most expensive and cheapest metro areas for gas

Here are the five most expensive and the five least expensive metro areas for retail gasoline prices in the lower-48 states.

(Average price per gallon for regular unleaded)

HIGHEST

_San Luis Obispo-Atascadero-Paso Robles, Calif.: $4.249

_San Francisco: $4.245

_Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Lompoc, Calif.: $4.236

_San Jose, Calif.: $4.208

_Los Angeles-Long Beach, Calif.: $4.202

LOWEST

_Casper, Wyo.: $3.375

_Tucson, Ariz.: $3.503

_Pima County, Ariz.: $3.509

_Denver: $3.53

_Boulder-Longmont, Colo.: $3.53

(Source: AAA, Wright Express and Oil Price Information Service.)