Gas Prices Vary Across States

California has most expensive gas, while Colorado boasts lowest prices.
2:24 | 02/24/12

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As gas prices rising almost as fast as tempers across the nation. Gas ticked up again overnight three cents the twenty ninth straight day of increases but it turns out that the pain of the -- is not spread equally. How much you pay depends a lot on where you live. ABC's Dan Harris explains why. When it comes to of grieving in the noxious fumes of overpriced yes. -- are not living in the United States. California is there are red zone and a big angry -- -- high prices. Over four dollars a gallon pretty much throughout the state tonight. One of the most expensive gas stations in America right now the Mobil station on south hacienda boulevard in LA today at 521. A gallon. Over in the northeast an unhappy -- -- average prices between 360 and 393. The -- underbelly of the country in yellow between 338 and 371. But look at the big pastor of Green there in the middle where prices are all the way down to 316. And -- lower. Home of the cheapest gas in America you puppet in Fort Collins, Colorado -- just to 94 a gallon. Price is always vary from state to state but this is unusual. Now this is not normal -- because the refineries on the coast are buying more expensive crude from places like Saudi Arabia and Nigeria. While the inland states are getting cheaper staff from Canada and North Dakota. These wild price differences aren't just happening on a national level at this gas station here in New York City they're charging for 39 a gallon but check this that. Here we are a mere twenty blocks north. And it's fifty cents cheaper and look at the variability in the Dallas area where the average price is 359 a gallon. The most expensive is at this shell station on McKinney avenue at 419 -- gallon. The least expensive Sam's Club and Costco at 339. A gallon. These big box stores are able to sell cheaper because they buy in bulk and because. It's about getting you inside to buy all your other merchandise. Those big box -- do charge a membership fee but experts say it could pay off especially since gas prices are likely to keep going out. Dan Harris ABC news New York.

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