Gas might not be going for as much as $5 a gallon right now (thank goodness), but it is back on the rise.

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The Average Price Of Gas In The U.S.

According to AAA, the average price for gas in the U.S., as of Monday, Sept. 26, is about $3.72. For mid-grade fuel and higher, the national average price for gas still remains over $4.

  • Mid-Grade - $4.15
  • Premium - $4.47
  • Diesel - $4.89
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vs. The Average Price Of Gas In Colorado

In Colorado, the average price of gas as of Monday, Sept. 26 stands about two cents higher than the national average, at $3.74. 

Compared to last week's average price for gas in the state, gas today has gone up nearly ten cents. Compared to the national average from a year ago at this time, gas prices are up nearly 20 cents.

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Looking At The Numbers 

  • Yesterday's Average Price: $3.74
  • Last Week's Average Price: $3.66
  • Last Month's Average Price: $3.84
  • Last Year's Average Price: $3.55

AAA says although gasoline demand has decreased, tight supply and fluctuating oil prices have increased the national average price.

In addition, the effects of natural disasters, like Hurricane Ian, could potentially disrupt major gas lines.

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“Slack demand and lower oil prices should take some pressure off rising gas prices,” said AAA spokesperson, Andrew Gross.

“But Hurricane Ian could cause problems, depending on the storm’s track, by disrupting oil production in the Gulf of Mexico and impacting large coastal refineries.”

The Cheapest Gas In Colorado

According to GasBuddy, the cheapest gas in the state happens to be right here in Northern Colorado (as of Monday, Sept. 26).

Check out the ten gas stations selling the cheapest gas in the state - because who wouldn't want to save some money at the pump?

  1. Sinclair – Evans: $3.17
  2. Phillips 66 – Fort Lupton: $3.27
  3. Murphy Express - Aurora: $3.28
  4. 7-Eleven– Greeley: $3.28
  5. Conoco/7-Eleven – Aurora: $3.28
  6. Sam’s Club – Evans: $3.29
  7. QuikTrip – Firestone: $3.30
  8. Circle K– Lakewood: $3.35
  9. Phillips 66 - Longmont: $3.35

LOOK: The 10 Most Affordable Places To Live In Colorado

People often choose to move to a particular area in order to live a certain way.

Colorado is unique in that, residents here have the ability to live different kinds of lifestyles (depending on what part of the state you choose to reside) - from small-town to big-city living, you can make up almost any life you desire here... but can you afford it?

Keep scrolling to find out where the most affordable places to live in Colorado in 2022 are, according to HomeSnacks:

LOOK: These Are The 10 Best Zip Codes To Live In Colorado

Sure, there are many great places to live in Colorado - but they all can't be the best.

From rural to suburban to city living, Colorado has a little something for everyone; it's part of what draws people here to the state (and keeps natives living here, too).

Want to know where some of the best places to live in the state are? Keep scrolling to check out the 10 best zip codes to live in Colorado in 2022, according to Niche:

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