Gas prices up 7.3 cents from last week

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

Average retail gasoline prices in Peoria have risen 7.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.60 per gallon yesterday.

This compares with the national average that has increased 3.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.53 per gallon, according to gasoline price website PeoriaGasPrices.com.

Including the change in gas prices in Peoria during the past week, prices yesterday were 77.7 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 50.0 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.

The national average has increased 40.5 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 74.5 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.