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Gas Prices Remain Low Across Central PA


For the last ten weeks, drivers across the U.S. have enjoyed a steady decline in fuel costs. This trend is primarily due to low levels of demand, which have limited pump prices despite fluctuating crude oil prices and OPEC+ production cuts. As of December 1, the national average for gas stands at $3.25 per gallon, which is 21 cents cheaper than last month.

Here in Pennsylvania, the price of gas per gallon has descended to $3.57, marking a 12-cent drop from last month and a 36-cent reduction over the past year.

Metropolitan areas across the state’s central region have continued to experience low fuel costs, as well. Here’s a full breakdown:

Altoona: $3.55, down nineteen cents since last month 

Bloomsburg-Berwick: $3.49, down three cents since last month 

Chambersburg-Waynesboro: $3.58, down twelve cents since last month 

Gettysburg: $3.65, down twelve cents since last month 

Harrisburg: $3.58, down nine cents since last month 

Johnstown: $3.57, down twenty-two cents since last month 

Lancaster: $3.55, down three cents since last month 

Lebanon: $3.54, down eight cents since last month 

Reading: $3.56, down nine cents since last month 

State College: $3.58, down fourteen cents since last month 

Williamsport: $3.55, down four cents since last month 

York: $3.62, down twelve cents since last month

To find out more about gas prices nationally and locally, go here.

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