Tennessee has some of the cheapest gas in the country, according an article from 24-7WallStreet.com.
Across the country, gas prices have hit daily record highs at least one time each week for the past six weeks, and prices have climbed since June, now 35 cents a gallon higher than this time last year, according to the article.
At the beginning of this week, regular gas cost $3.53 in Tennessee. Chattanoogans may be able to find gas for $3.38 a gallon, according to TennesseeGasPrices.com.
"As of the second quarter of this year, no state was cheaper to live in than Tennessee," according to the 24-7WallStreet.com article. "One major reason for the state’s low relative cost of living was its low transportation costs, despite starting 2012 with four consecutive months of gas price increases."
Prices in Tennessee are 24 cents per gallon below the national average, and state residents saw a decrease in prices by 12 cents a gallon in the past month. That's one of the biggest decreases in the country, according to the article.