Gas here $.25 higher than national average

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

Average retail gasoline prices in Peoria have risen 11.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.02 per gallon yesterday.

This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.77 per gallon, according to gasoline price website PeoriaGasPrices.com.

Including the change in gas prices in Peoria during the past week, prices yesterday were $1.28 per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 16.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 17.6 cents per gallon during the last month and stands $1.04 per gallon higher than this day one year ago.