Here’s the cost of a gallon of gas the year you were born

Every year, gas prices continue to rise and therefore make owning a car that much more expensive. Those who were set back an average of $2.51 per gallon last year long for the $0.17 Americans paid 70 years ago.

Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), FindTheData found the average price of gas in every year since 1945.

The data is a combination of observed price averages and estimates based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI).*

Price of Gasoline and Groceries Over Time |

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