"Relatively inexpensive" now means little. Ohio drivers have a high price to pay.
What is the average price of gas in Ohio?
Even within the state of Ohio, the impact on gas prices varies. Here’s the breakdown of Ohio’s cost per grade:
Which city in Ohio has the highest gas prices?
Ohio’s price average represents a range of pricing at the local level. Currently, this range is fractional. But as we know, fractions can quickly add up at the pump.
Why are gas prices in Ohio so high?
Let’s review how the production and distribution of gas works—from crude to pump:
Picking up on a common thread? Transport is a huge part of gas production. The further the gasoline has to move, the higher the cost.
Gas is taxed on both the federal and state levels. The federal tax is the same in each state: about $.018/gal on regular and $.024/gal on diesel.
Now that we’ve sprung forward, we have better weather and more light. These factors lead to better driving conditions and more folks out for more of the day. This increase in summer leads to more demand, which can see a seasonal increase in prices.
How to deal with Ohio’s gas prices
With prices so high, what’s a driver to do? You still need to get where you need to go.
Small savings here and there may not seem like much, but like a few cents on the Ohio gallon, they add up. Here are a few car-related hacks to help you increase your savings.
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