The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood area was $3 on Saturday, which is 2 cents lower than last week’s average and $1.21 more than it was this time last year, according to AAA.

Here’s a look at the local, state and national prices.

Local prices

In Killeen on Saturday, users reported the cheapest gas selling for $2.82 per gallon at Walmart, 1380 Lowes Blvd.

Sam’s Club at 600 W. Central Texas Expressway was selling the cheapest gas in Harker Heights on Saturday at $2.79 per gallon, according to users.

In Copperas Cove, the cheapest gas was reported as selling for $2.86 per gallon at H-E-B, 2990-A E. Business Highway 190 and Murphy USA, 2712 E. Business Highway 190, users reported.

The lowest-priced gasoline was last reported as selling for $2.82 per gallon at AAFES on Fort Hood, including 48830 Clear Creek Road, according to

State, national prices

The statewide average for a gallon of gasoline is $3.06, which is a decrease of 2 cents from last week and $1.24 higher than a year ago, according to AAA.

The national gas price average is $3.41 per gallon, which is 1 cent lower than last week, according to the AAA website. It is $1.28 higher than a year ago.