Chicago Gas Prices Highest in The U.S.

Gas prices in Chicago currently average $3.35 a gallon

By Sandra Torres
|  Monday, Jan 10, 2011  |  Updated 8:44 AM CDT
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Gas prices have risen by nine cents over the past three weeks, according to the Lundberg Survey

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It's official, Chicago has the highest gas prices in the country.

The price of regular gas in the city is $3.35 per gallon, which is nine cents above the average recorded about three weeks ago, according to the Lundberg Survey released last Friday.

As of 8:30 this morning, the cheapest gas in Chicago is registered at the BP station located on 3611 N Harlem Ave & Addison St, according to the website Illinois gas prices. While the most expensive in Chicago can be found at the BP gas station on 1600 N Elston Avenue & North Avenue.

The average price for regular gasoline across the country is $3.08 a gallon, compared to $2.74 a gallon a year ago.

Salt Lake City has the lowest gas price with $2.73 per gallon.

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