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Michigan gas prices drop below $1 in areas

Posted: 6:50 PM, Jan 17, 2016
Updated: 2016-01-18 21:58:57Z

Gas prices have continued to drop across the state, but one area is seeing gas prices that are the lowest in the country. According to GasBuddy.com, Michigan is the first state that has welcomed back gas prices below $1 per gallon.

At the Beacon & Bridge Market in Houghton Lake, Mich., one gallon of gas cost just 78 cents. A Marathon Gas Station in Houghton Lake also posted a price of just 95 cents, according to GasBuddy.

For a look at state-by-state gas prices, click here

The average price nationally for a gallon of gasoline is $1.89. 

Average retail gasoline prices in Milwaukee have fallen 9.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.78/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 615 gas outlets in Milwaukee.

This compares with the national average that has fallen 6.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $1.90/g, according to GasBuddy.com.