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Gas prices, least and most affected areas

Source: http://www.forbes.com/realestate/2005/09/29/gasprices-cities-driving-cx_sc_0930home_ls.html

Gas Crisis Cities: Hardest Hit (I'm only listing #1 and #10)

1
Birmingham, Ala.
Price of gas on Sept. 16, 2004 (per gallon) $1.75
Price of gas on Sept. 16, 2005 (per gallon) $2.93
Miles driven per day (average) 65
2004 median household income (after tax) $40,955
Annual gas cost increase for two drivers $2,420
Gas cost increase as a percentage of household income 5.91%
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10
San Antonio, Texas
Price of gas on Sept. 16, 2004 (per gallon) $1.68
Price of gas on Sept. 16, 2005 (per gallon) $2.76
Miles driven per day (average) 46
2004 median household income (after tax) $37,523
Annual gas cost increase for two drivers $1,641
Gas cost increase as a percentage of household income 4.37%

Gas Crisis Cities: Least Hard Hit (Again, only #1 and #10)

1
Anchorage, Alaska
Price of gas on Sept. 16, 2004 (per gallon) $1.98
Price of gas on Sept. 16, 2005 (per gallon) $2.68
Miles driven per day (average) 29
2004 median household income (after tax) $53,827
Annual gas cost increase for two drivers $609
Gas cost increase as a percentage of household income 1.13%
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10
Honolulu, Hawaii
Price of gas on Sept. 16, 2004 (per gallon) $2.26
Price of gas on Sept. 16, 2005 (per gallon) $3.44
Miles driven per day (average) 32
2004 median household income (after tax) $50,759
Annual gas cost increase for two drivers $1,211
Gas cost increase as a percentage of household income 2.39%

To go through these lists go here:

hit the hardest

the least hard
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