Greenbush, Westchester and Long Island are big gas-producing states, but their gas prices have been in the dumps since last year.
Gas prices in New York City, New Jersey and Connecticut are currently at or near the lowest levels in years, as gas prices and inventories of natural gas have been squeezed by a record-breaking winter.
In the Westchester area, the average price of gas is about $3.70 per gallon, according to data from GasBuddy.
That compares with about $4.50 per gallon in Long Island.
The average price in the New York metropolitan area is $3 per gallon.
GasBuddy data shows prices in the region have been going down for years, with the average cost of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey dropping to $3,724 in October from $4,039 in November.
Gas prices in Westchester, where the state’s population is about 1.8 million, have dropped even further.
The average cost is now $4 per gallon compared with $3 in October, GasBud.com reported.
GasBuds.com data shows the average costs of gas in West New York and New Jersey were about $2.60 and $2,859 in October and November, respectively.
GasPriceWire.com, a real-time price comparison website, reports prices for gas in most states and metropolitan areas have dropped from $2 per gallon to $2 a gallon in the past year.
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