Mohawk Valley Gas Prices Higher Than Upstate New York Average
With gas prices well below $2.50 a gallon, we aren't hearing much complaining about the cost, as opposed to when gas was well over $3.00 a couple years back. The price per gallon does seem to be inching upwards from month to month.
If you take a look around Upstate New York, you will find prices in the Mohawk Valley are higher than in most other areas. According to gasbuddy.com, the average cost for a gallon of regular in the Utica zip codes is $2.38. The lowest reported price is 2.29.
In Herkimer, the average is $2.40, with the lowest price at $2.32. In Rome, the average is now $2.33 per gallon, with the lowest price at $2.27.
However, travel towards Syracuse, and you'll find lower prices. The salt city average is $2.27, with the lowest reported price at $2.12.
If you go east, you'll find prices slightly lower than the Mohawk Valley. The average price per gallon in the Albany zip codes is $2.28 per gallon, with the lowest price reported at $2.15.
By the way, go to Cooperstown, and the average is $2.44. The prices only vary by pennies per gallon. But if you drive a lot, those gallons add up.