In One Week Chautauqua County’s Average Gas Price Jumped 23 Cents

App users, tap here to watch video report.

JAMESTOWN – In one week’s time, the average price for a gallon of gasoline in Chautauqua County increased 23 cents.

AAA reports the average price for a gallon of gas in our area Monday is $4.37, up from $4.14 last Monday and $4.06 the week prior.

Some local stations in Jamestown, according to, posted prices even higher with the Kwik Fill station on East Fairmount Avenue selling fuel for $4.39.

New York State’s average price is $4.49 up 23 cents from last week. The national average price is $4.32, up 25 cents.

Sticker shock at the pump has many planning to make some changes. A new study from AAA found that 80-percent of all drivers surveyed said they would drive less to save on fuel.

A third of adult drivers under the age of 35 said they would be open to carpooling, with 68-percent of drivers saying they would rather save by combining errand and 53-percent of older Americans reporting they would cut back on shopping or dining out to save money on gas.


Make it easy to keep up to date with more stories like this. Download the WNY News Now mobile app on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.


Have a news tip? Email, send us a message on Facebook, or Twitter.

WNY News Now encourages an open exchange of opinions and ideas on our stories, however, we ask everyone to follow our comment policy.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.