Arkansas gas prices continue to fall steadily in changing market

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Gas prices across the country continue to drop steadily, taking some of the pressure off the Arkansans.

According to the latest data from AAA’s Gas Price Monitor, a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline currently averages $3.799 in its natural state after hovering near the $3.82 mark over the week. last.

For drivers in central Arkansas, prices hover just near the state average in Little Rock and Hot Springs at $3.78 per gallon. However, those in Pine Bluff pay slightly more than the state average, with a price of $3.81 per gallon.

Gas prices in the southern part of the Natural State are always the most expensive, with Lafayette County having the most expensive in the state at $4.06 per gallon. Greene County has historically been the cheapest county for gasoline in Arkansas, with its prices averaging $3.64 per gallon.

The cost of gasoline has also been slowly falling across the country, with the national average currently sitting at $4.21 a gallon, down 0.028 cents from the average a week ago.

Even in California, the state with the most expensive gasoline prices, the average is $5.88, down 0.02 cents from a week ago. Missouri drivers currently pay the lowest price per gallon at an average of $3.76.

Edward N. Arrington