Statewide average gas prices rise 5 cents, break $2 level

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP/WLNS) – Drivers statewide continue to see price hikes at the pumps as gas prices statewide have increased by about 5 cents a gallon in the past week.

AAA says the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.02 per gallon Sunday. That’s about 42 cents less than it was at the same point last year.

It’s the sixth consecutive week that statewide average daily gas prices have increased. AAA says it’s the first time since November that the statewide average daily price has been over $2 per gallon.

According to online price monitor website GasBuddy.com the average price for a gallon of gas in Lansing is $2.04, with the average in Jackson right around the $2.01 mark.

The lowest average price was about $1.98 per gallon in the Ann Arbor and Detroit areas, while the highest average was about $2.07 per gallon in the Marquette area.

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