Demand, Prices for Gasoline Down in Iowa

While there’s still much volatility in the market due to violence in the Middle East, gasoline prices are falling in Iowa as we reach November.

According to Triple A Iowa, the statewide average for a gallon of unleaded is $3.19, down nearly 40 cents in the last month. The average price for a gallon of gas in Buena Vista County is $3.14.

Triple A Iowa spokesman Brian Ortner says a host of factors go into gasoline prices, including the weather, disasters, and world events…

Now that summer is solidly in the rearview mirror, Ortner says pump prices should keep dropping…

Diesel in Iowa is up more than 20 cents from a month ago, currently averaging $4.51 a gallon.

(thanks to Radio Iowa for contributing)


May unenployment holds at 2.8%

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