Gas Pumps

Florida gas prices inched lower last week. The state average declined by only 1-cent. After previously declining by margins of 3-4 cents, this was the smallest weekly decline in a month. 

"The gas price plunge stalled out last week, after news of a possible COVID-19 vaccine sent crude oil prices higher," said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA - The Auto Club Group. "The announcement restored some optimism within the fuel market, that fuel demand could eventually rebound. With the vaccine's widespread release likely months away, it's likely that gas prices will remain low through the rest of the year."

Crude oil prices rose $3 a barrel last week. It was an increase of 8% from the week before. Oil prices shot up early in the week upon news of a possible COVID-19 vaccine. However, that optimism cooled off toward the end of the week as reports of rising cases of coronavirus continued to roll in. 

Florida gas prices have declined a total of 20 cents through the course of the past 43 days. Florida drivers are now paying an average price of $1.99 per gallon. The state average is 1 cent less than a week ago, 15 cents less than last month, and nearly 40 cents less than this time last year.

Regional Prices

  • Most expensive metro markets – West Palm Beach-Boca Raton ($2.15), Pensacola ($2.10), Panama City ($2.09)
  • Least expensive metro markets – Punta Gorda ($1.88), Orlando ($1.91), Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater ($1.92)

Find Florida Gas Prices

  • Daily gas price averages can be found at Gasprices.aaa.com 
  • State and metro averages can be found here

AAA GAS PRICE AVERAGES
(Price per gallon of regular unleaded gasoline)

 SundaySaturdayWeek AgoMonth AgoOne Year AgoRecord High
National$2.126$2.129$2.114$2.178$2.606$4.11   (7/17/2008)
Florida$1.993$1.995$2.005$2.142$2.375$4.08   (7/17/2008)
Georgia$1.969$1.970$1.922$1.999$2.421$4.16   (9/15/2008)
Click here to view current gasoline price averages

Gas Price Survey Methodology

AAA updates fuel price averages daily at www.GasPrices.AAA.com. Every day up to 130,000 stations are surveyed based on credit card swipes and direct feeds in cooperation with the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) and Wright Express for unmatched statistical reliability. All average retail prices in this report are for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline.

Here are the 10 lowest gas prices in Alachua County, and the lowest in other Alachua towns, according to gasbuddy.com: 

  1. Sam's Club 4400 SW 33rd Place Gainesville $1.85
  2. Murphy Express 6323 NW 13th Street Gainesville $1.86
  3. BP 5310 NW 13th Street Gainesville $1.86
  4. Sunoco 4207 NW 13th Street Gainesville $1.89
  5. The Short Stop 2610 NE 39th Avenue Gainesville $1.92
  6. Marathon 3936 West Newberry Rd. Gainesville $1.94
  7. Circle K 2320 SW Archer Road Gainesville $1.95
  8. Circle K 3525 SW 34th Street Gainesville $1.95
  9. Circle K 1255 West University Avenue $1.95
  10. Marathon 9600 Martin Luther King Highway Gainesville $1.95

Lowest in other Alachua County towns:

  • Alachua: Marathon 9600 Martin Luther King Blvd. $1.95
  • Alachua: Sunoco 11921 Martin Luther King Boulevard $1.95
  • Archer: Shell 12771 SW FL-45 $2.07
  • Archer: Mobil 13475 SW FL-45 $2.08
  • Hawthorne Love's 5615 SE US-301 $1.97
  • Hawthorne Shell 7015 US-301 $2.09
  • High Springs: Pure 405 NE 1st Street $1.98
  • High Springs: Mobil 410 NW Santa Fe Blvd $1.99
  • Melrose: Melrose Food Mart 1647 FL-100 $1.99
  • Micanopy Marathon 106 NE US-441 $2.08
  • Micanopy Sunoco 101 NW US-441 $2.08
  • Newberry Circle K 45 SW 250th Street $2.05
  • Newberry: Marathon 24252 West Newberry Road $2.08
  • Waldo: Raceway 15330 NW US-301 $1.95
  • Waldo: BP 15295 NE US Highway 301 $1.99

Lowest in other counties:

  • Bradford: Murphy USA 14550 US 301 South Starke $1.89
  • Bradford: BP 4105 FL-100 Starke $1.93
  • Clay: BJ's 560 Blanding Boulevard Orange Park $1.79
  • Clay: Mobil 338 College Drive Orange Park $1.86
  • Clay in Keystone Heights: BP SE 63 Street $2.17
  • Columbia: Murphy Express 2659 W US-90 Lake City $1.86
  • Columbia: Inland 2398 SE Baya Drive Lake City $1.86
  • Dixie: Texaco 27764 US-19 Fanning Springs $2.03
  • Dixie: Marathon 25807 SE US-19 Old Town $2.09
  • Gilchrist: Inland 929 South Main Street Bell $1.97
  • Gilchrist: Sunoco 7050 SE FL-26 Trenton $1.99
  • Lafayette: Jiffy Food Store 203 East Main Street Mayo $2.08
  • Lafayette: Mayo Food Mart 133 West Main Street Mayo $2.08$2.08
  • Levy in Chiefland: Murphy Express 2126 North Young Blvd. $1.96
  • Levy in Williston: Chevron 1199 SW 7th Street $1.99
  • Levy in Bronson: Marathon 135 North Hathaway Avenue $2.18
  • Marion in Ocala: Shell 5182 East Silver Springs Blvd. $1.89
  • Marion in Dunnellon: Marathon 11716 North Williams Street $1.81
  • Marion in Belleview: Shell 7590 East FL-25 $1.89
  • Marion in Summerfield Murphy USA 17840 SE 109th Terr. Road $1.85
  • Marion in Silver Springs Shores Marathon 9433 SE Maricamp Rd. $1.88
  • Suwannee: Murphy USA 7000 US-129 Live Oak $1.93
  • Suwannee: BP 6886 Suwannee Plaza Lane Live Oak $1.97
  • Union County: Shell 585 SW 6th Street Lake Butler $1.99
  • Union County: Exxon 1200 East Main Street Lake Butler $1.99

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