There’s a gas station in Ohio pumping gas for $1.21 a gallon.
That is the cheapest gas in America, according to data collected from customers by GasBuddy.com.
It’s offered at a United Dairy Farmers in the town of Galloway, about a 15 minute drive southwest of Columbus, Ohio.
The station’s manager, Michael, who declined to give his last name, said most of the station’s eight pumps were occupied late Wednesday morning.
“We do good business,” Michael said. “We keep our prices competitive.”
Galloway is a competitive town when it comes to cheap fuel. The second cheapest gas in America can be found half a mile away, at a Krogers, on the other side of Interstate 270 where unleaded regular gas is priced at $1.23 a gallon. Six other stations in the town offer the same price — cash or credit.
Drivers don’t have to be in the suburbs of Columbus to find cheap fuel. Crude oil is the cheapest it’s been in a dozen years, and that means gas for less than $2 a gallon is no longer a rare find.
AAA puts the national average at $1.87, the lowest price in about seven years, and down nearly 7% in just the last month.
The Oil Price Information Service, which tracks prices nationwide for AAA, estimates that there are 4,500 stations where gas is now selling for less than $1.50 a gallon. At nearly half of the 120,000 stations nationwide regular goes for less than $1.75 a gallon.