Gas prices rise slightly in Peoria

By WEEK Reporter

Gas prices rise slightly in Peoria

January 21, 2013 Updated Jan 21, 2013 at 12:08 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Average retail gasoline prices in Peoria have risen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.23 per gallon on Sunday, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

This compares with the national average that has increased 0.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.26 per gallon.

Including the change in gas prices in Peoria during the past week, prices Sunday were 9.7 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 7.3 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.

The national average has increased 1.9 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 8.9 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.

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