Florham Park, N.J. — The average price at the pump in New Jersey is $2.91 today, just one cent more expensive than last week ($2.90), according to AAA Northeast’s weekly survey of fuel prices. Today’s average price is two cents cheaper than one month ago ($2.93), but 62 cents higher than it was on July 16, 2017 ($2.29).

AAA’s July 16th survey of fuel prices found the current national average to be $2.87, up one cent from last week ($2.86). The national average price today is three cents cheaper than a month ago ($2.90), but 62 cents higher than a year ago ($2.25).

“An increase in gasoline inventories in the northeast has helped keep prices stable in states throughout the region,” said Robert Sinclair, Manager of Media Relations for AAA Northeast.

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Similar to last week, gas prices around the region didn’t really move drastically in any direction. Today’s average price of $3.08 is one cent cheaper than last week ($3.09), while drivers in New York continue to pay an average of $3.01, the same as last week. The average price for Pennsylvania drivers is $3.04, down one cent from last week ($3.03). Connecticut and Pennsylvania continue to occupy the 9th and 10th spots on the top 10 list of most expensive states to buy gasoline, respectively. New York remains just out of the top 10 at as the 12th most expensive state, and New Jersey jumped two spots to 19th.

 

Region

Current Price*

One Week Ago

One Month Ago

One Year Ago

New Jersey

$2.91

$2.90

$2.93

$2.29

Connecticut

$3.08

$3.09

$3.11

$2.24

New York

$3.01

$3.01

$3.05

$2.41

Pennsylvania

$3.04

$3.03

$3.05

$2.45

*Current prices reflect July 16, 2018.

 

Top 5 States - Least Expensive

Top 5 States – Most Expensive

South Carolina

$2.55

Hawaii

$3.76

Mississippi

$2.56

California

$3.65

Alabama

$2.56

Washington

$3.42

Louisiana

$2.60

Alaska

$3.39

Arkansas

$2.60

Oregon

$3.30

The AAA Gas Prices website is your resource for up-to-date fuel price information. Search average gas prices by Regular, Plus, Premium and Diesel on National and State levels, as well as Metro areas.

AAA Northeast in New Jersey provides automotive, travel, insurance, financial and educational services to its nearly 745,000 members in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic & Union Counties.

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