Low gas prices continue for South Sound

Average retail gasoline prices in Tacoma dropped 1.4 cents per gallon in the past week, according to's daily survey of 271 gas outlets in Tacoma.

On Monday, the low-price leader in Tacoma was Arco at Bridgeport Way and 27th Street West at $2.03 a gallon. The average price in Tacoma on Monday was $2.42 while the state average was $2.43 a gallon.

As of Sunday, Tacoma prices were 65.0 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 12.1 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.

In Olympia, Arco at Martin Way East and Nisqually Cutoff Road Southeast was the low-price leader at $2.07 a gallon.

Monday’s national average for a gallon of regular unleaded was $2.19, according to

Staff report