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High Gas Prices - By Percentage of Income

High Gas Prices - By Percentage of Income

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Rank Urban Area % income Med. household inc. Increase in gas cost
(2 driver household)
1 Birmingham, AL 3.11% $38,995 $1,213
2 Pensacola, FL-AL 3.04% $39,115 $1,188
3 Atlanta, GA 2.94% $51,654 $1,519
4 Indianapolis, IN 2.88% $47,784 $1,378
5 Orlando, FL 2.87% $42,797 $1,227
6 Dayton, OH 2.71% $42,115 $1,141
7 Nashville-Davidson, TN 2.71% $47,204 $1,278
8 Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 2.67% $42,346 $1,132
9 Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL 2.67% $39,286 $1,047
10 Columbus, OH 2.66% $45,141 $1,201
11 Fresno, CA 2.64% $40,473 $1,067
12 Beaumont, TX 2.62% $36,378 $955
13 Seattle, WA 2.62% $52,723 $1,381
14 Louisville, KY-IN 2.60% $38,812 $1,007
15 Riverside-San Bernardino, CA 2.57% $44,031 $1,131
16 Spokane, WA 2.51% $36,446 $916
17 San Antonio, TX 2.50% $40,514 $1,014
18 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2.50% $48,226 $1,204
19 Akron, OH 2.49% $40,756 $1,013
20 Jacksonville, FL 2.48% $44,692 $1,110
21 Memphis, TN-MS-AR 2.47% $37,963 $937
22 Toledo, OH-MI 2.46% $41,175 $1,012
23 Little Rock, AR 2.44% $41,036 $1,001
24 Raleigh-Durham, NC 2.43% $46,887 $1,142
25 Kansas City, MO-KS 2.43% $47,428 $1,151
26 Portland, OR-WA 2.40% $46,723 $1,122
27 Phoenix, AZ 2.36% $44,901 $1,059
28 Tucson, AZ 2.36% $37,818 $891
29 Corpus Christi, TX 2.35% $36,809 $863
30 Eugene, OR 2.34% $36,887 $861
31 Oklahoma City, OK 2.33% $38,873 $905
32 Charlotte, NC-SC 2.31% $48,156 $1,113
33 Detroit, MI 2.30% $48,852 $1,126
34 St. Louis, MO-IL 2.25% $46,803 $1,052
35 Miami, FL 2.24% $36,089 $809
36 Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 2.24% $40,027 $897
37 Richmond, VA 2.23% $49,087 $1,093
38 Albany-Schenectady, NY 2.19% $49,065 $1,076
39 El Paso, TX-NM 2.19% $29,988 $658
40 Grand Rapids, MI 2.19% $44,697 $978
41 Tulsa, OK 2.18% $41,002 $894
42 Columbia, SC 2.18% $40,561 $882
43 Austin, TX 2.13% $47,182 $1,004
44 Pittsburgh, PA 2.12% $40,699 $864
45 San Diego, CA 2.10% $49,886 $1,050
46 Las Vegas, NV 2.06% $45,605 $938
47 New York-Newark, NY-NJ-CT 2.04% $46,202 $943
48 Albuquerque, NM 2.03% $39,843 $808
49 Salem, OR 2.03% $39,309 $796
50 Houston, TX 2.02% $46,081 $931
51 Springfield, MA-CT 2.02% $42,227 $851
52 Brownsville, TX 2.01% $26,127 $525
53 New Haven, CT 1.94% $50,204 $973
54 Milwaukee, WI 1.93% $46,082 $888
55 Bakersfield, CA 1.92% $40,438 $778
56 Cape Coral, FL 1.92% $42,890 $823
57 Charleston-North Charleston, SC 1.86% $40,442 $754
58 Omaha, NE-IA 1.86% $45,417 $846
59 Buffalo, NY 1.86% $43,065 $802
60 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1.86% $50,143 $931
61 Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN 1.82% $55,711 $1,016
62 Oxnard-Ventura, CA 1.80% $60,948 $1,095
63 Virginia Beach, VA 1.78% $52,175 $930
64 Laredo, TX 1.78% $28,090 $500
65 Hartford, CT 1.76% $53,849 $948
66 Rochester, NY 1.76% $48,066 $844
67 Sacramento, CA 1.75% $52,541 $918
68 Philadelphia, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1.74% $51,399 $894
69 Providence, RI-MA 1.74% $46,814 $813
70 Cleveland, OH 1.74% $39,473 $685
71 Baltimore, MD 1.73% $54,276 $940
72 San Francisco-Oakland, CA 1.73% $64,338 $1,113
73 Salt Lake City, UT 1.67% $50,574 $843
74 Chicago, IL-IN 1.64% $54,278 $891
75 Boston, MA-NH-RI 1.57% $58,670 $921
76 Washington, DC-VA-MD 1.51% $69,020 $1,042
77 Bridgeport-Stamford, CT-NY 1.47% $65,302 $958
78 New Orleans, LA 1.47% $36,639 $537
79 Denver-Aurora, CO 1.42% $50,989 $722
80 San Jose, CA 1.38% $76,544 $1,059
81 Colorado Springs, CO 1.34% $52,504 $704
82 Allentown-Bethlehem, PA-NJ 1.34% $47,387 $635
83 Honolulu, HI 1.20% $52,809 $632
84 Boulder, CO 0.89% $60,652 $538
85 Anchorage, AK 0.76% $59,459 $454
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