Rutherford County Gas Prices Between $3.25 and $3.34 Per Gallon

Jan 31, 2023 at 08:42 pm by WGNS Radio News

(Rutherford County, TN) Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have risen 13.8 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.26/g on Monday, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. By Tuesday, the prices were down by a penny – averaging $3.25 per gallon. Prices in Tennessee are now 42.5 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 17.9 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.

RUTHERFORD COUNTY GAS PRICES - In the 37128 zip code of Rutherford County, the average price for regular unleaded gas is $3.25 per gallon. For those who work closer to the Murfreesboro square in the 37130 zip code, you can expect to pay an average of $3.34 per gallon. The folks who live in the 37129 zip code have it made in the shade, with the average price per gallon ringing in at $3.26 per gallon. In the Smyrna area on Tuesday evening, the average per gallon price was $3.29. In LaVergne, $3.30 is the current average price being charged for regular unleaded gas, as of Tuesday evening.


According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Tennessee was priced at $2.71/g yesterday while the most expensive was $4.39/g, a difference of $1.68/g. The lowest price in the state yesterday was $2.71/g while the highest was $4.39/g, a difference of $1.68/g.

The national average price of gasoline has risen 9.7 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.48/g Tuesday. The national average is up 33.3 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands 14.1 cents per gallon higher than a year ago, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million weekly price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country.

10-Year Look at Regular Unleaded Gas Averages
for Jan. 30, 2023 in Tennessee and the U.S. Average:
- January 30, 2022: $3.08/g (U.S. Average: $3.34/g)
- January 30, 2021: $2.22/g (U.S. Average: $2.43/g)
- January 30, 2020: $2.22/g (U.S. Average: $2.49/g)
- January 30, 2019: $2.02/g (U.S. Average: $2.27/g)
- January 30, 2018: $2.40/g (U.S. Average: $2.59/g)
- January 30, 2017: $2.07/g (U.S. Average: $2.27/g)
- January 30, 2016: $1.61/g (U.S. Average: $1.80/g)
- January 30, 2015: $1.89/g (U.S. Average: $2.04/g)
- January 30, 2014: $3.08/g (U.S. Average: $3.27/g)
- January 30, 2013: $3.19/g (U.S. Average: $3.40/g)

Neighboring Areas Average Gas Prices:
- Chattanooga- $3.27/g, up 14.4 cents per gallon from last week's $3.13/g.
- Nashville- $3.35/g, up 18.2 cents per gallon from last week's $3.17/g.
- Huntsville- $3.26/g, up 12.9 cents per gallon from last week's $3.13/g.

DIESEL ROLLERCOASTER – The national average price of diesel has risen 5.4 cents in the last week and stood at $4.65 per gallon on Tuesday. In the Nashville Metro Area, which includes Murfreesboro, the price of diesel has taken drivers on a roller-coaster ride.

6-Months ago on July 31, 2022, the average price per gallon for diesel in the Rutherford County area was at $4.92 per gallon. By mid-to-late August, the price declined to $4.60. On August 31, 2022, the price of diesel climbed up to $4.79. The price briefly dropped again in October to $4.55 per gallon, but skyrocketed to $5.28 on November 9th. On November 13th, the price began going down to land on $4.29 by December 27th.

The price of diesel continued to hover around the $4.30 mark up until January 27, 2023 when the average price at the pump in Middle Tennessee went up to $4.50 per gallon. On Tuesday afternoon (01/31/2023), the average price of diesel landed at $4.45 per gallon in the Nashville Metro Area.


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