Gas Prices This Week in Rutherford County are Averaging $2.73 Per Gallon

Dec 11, 2023 at 11:02 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 10.4 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.76/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Prices in Tennessee are 16.3 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 4.9 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. The national average price of diesel has fallen 8.4 cents in the last week and stands at $4.10 per gallon.



Gas prices in Rutherford County are some of the lowest in the state, currently sitting at an average of $2.73 per gallon, according to AAA - the Auto Club. Just below the Murfreesboro area is Bedford County, where gas prices on Monday morning were sitting at an average of $2.70 per gallon. In Wilson County, which is North of Rutherford County, regular unleaded fuel is priced at an average of $2.63.

Most Expensive - The highest priced gas in Tennessee can be found in Williamson County, where the average price of regular unleaded is $3.33 per gallon. And in case you're curious, the highest priced fuel is located on the West Coast. There, the average price per gallon for regular unleaded is $4.71, as of Monday morning. 

The national average price of gasoline has fallen 9.6 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.11/g today. The national average is down 23.7 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands 10.1 cents per gallon lower 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.

Historical gasoline prices in Tennessee and the national average going back ten years:

  1. December 11, 2022: $2.81/g (U.S. Average: $3.21/g)
  2. December 11, 2021: $3.01/g (U.S. Average: $3.34/g)
  3. December 11, 2020: $1.88/g (U.S. Average: $2.17/g)
  4. December 11, 2019: $2.27/g (U.S. Average: $2.58/g)
  5. December 11, 2018: $2.14/g (U.S. Average: $2.41/g)
  6. December 11, 2017: $2.22/g (U.S. Average: $2.45/g)
  7. December 11, 2016: $2.04/g (U.S. Average: $2.21/g)
  8. December 11, 2015: $1.81/g (U.S. Average: $2.01/g)
  9. December 11, 2014: $2.43/g (U.S. Average: $2.61/g)
  10. December 11, 2013: $3.11/g (U.S. Average: $3.24/g)

Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:

  • Chattanooga- $2.59/g, down 13.7 cents per gallon from last week's $2.73/g.
  • Nashville- $2.82/g, down 14.4 cents per gallon from last week's $2.96/g.
  • Huntsville- $2.79/g, down 5.8 cents per gallon from last week's $2.85/g.

"For the 12th straight week, or three straight months, the national average has continued to decline, now at its lowest level of 2023 heading into the prime of the holiday season as oil prices continue to struggle amidst cooling demand," said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy. "With nearly 80,000 gas stations in the U.S. now priced below $3 per gallon, and 23 states also seeing average prices of $2.99 or less, motorists are getting substantial relief at the pump in time for the holidays. The trend is likely to continue in most states this week, while the national average could soon fall below $3.05 per gallon, the lowest since 2021. The good news may continue into 2024, with GasBuddy's annual Fuel Outlook being released in just a few weeks."

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