Gasoline outlook

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Gas prices in Peoria have fallen by 2.6 cents per gallon in the past week. This time of year has historically seen a wide range of gasoline prices, but recently prices have remained fairly steady.

The national average is resting at $2.22, only five cents more than the Peoria area.

Last week the average gas price was $2.20 in Peoria, compared to today the average is sitting at $2.17. One month ago gas prices were 0.6 cents cheaper then today, and exactly one year ago prices were 11.8 cents cheaper.

Three years ago today gas was up to $3.70.

These averages are according to the technology company GasBuddy. GasBuddy collects daily surveys from 148 gas outlets in Peoria, and collects data on gas prices from all over the country. Illinois gas price average is $2.20 as of today. Currently that state with the highest gas prices is recorded to be Alaska, followed by California. 

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