The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood area was $2.81 on Saturday, 3 cents higher than last week and 91 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 $2.68 per gallon at the Walmart at 1380 Lowes Boulevard.
Sam’s Club at 600 W. Central Texas Expressway was selling the cheapest gas in Harker Heights on Saturday at $2.71 per gallon.
In Copperas Cove, the cheapest gas was reported as selling for $2.76 per gallon at the 7-Eleven at 501 N. First St., according to GasBuddy.com users.
The lowest-priced gasoline was last reported as selling for $2.71 per gallon at AAFES on Fort Hood, 70001 Clark Road, according to GasBuddy.com.
State, national prices
The statewide average for a gallon of gasoline is $2.84, according to AAA.
The national gas price average is $3.16 per gallon, which is 2 cents higher than last week, according to the AAA website.