Arizona Ranks in the Bottom of the Country in Gas Prices

According to the East Valley Tribune, AAA reports that Arizona currently has the 9th lowest gas prices in the U.S. and is one of 47 states with averages under $2 a gallon.

This week, the statewide average dropped more than 8 cents to $1.54. Nationwide, prices dipped slightly to $1.72.

In the Phoenix area, drivers are paying $1.45 a gallon, 10 cents less than last week, according to AAA.

Tucson and Flagstaff hold the low and high state fuel averages at $1.62 and $2.06 per gallon, respectively. South Carolina holds the lowest average price per gallon at $1.50 while California drivers have the highest average priceat  $2.31 per gallon.