The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood area was $2.80 on Saturday, which is 3 cents lower than last week’s average and 88 cents more than it was this time last year, according to AAA.
Here’s a look at the local, state and national prices.
In Killeen on Saturday, Gasbuddy.com users reported the cheapest gas selling for $2.58 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 $2.56 per gallon, according to GasBuddy.com users.
In Copperas Cove, the cheapest gas was reported as selling for $2.64 per gallon at 7-Eleven, 501 N. First St., GasBuddy.com users reported.
The lowest-priced gasoline was last reported as selling for $2.63 per gallon at AAFES on Fort Hood, including 1002 761st Tank Battalion Road, according to GasBuddy.com.
State, national prices
The statewide average for a gallon of gasoline is $2.87, which is a decrease of 3 cents from last week and 93 cents higher than a year ago, according to AAA.
The national gas price average is $3.29 per gallon, which is 2 cents lower than last week, according to the AAA website. It is $1.04 higher than a year ago.