Gas prices vs. presidents

Here’s a list of average gas prices in the USA since 1978 when Jimmy Carter was president. The list shows the average price of gas each year and who was president at the time along with their political party. See if you think there is any correlation between gas prices, presidents, democrats and republicans.

Average yearly gas price in USA and presidents political party

Year > Gas Price > Political Party (President)

  • 1978 > $0.65 > Democrat (Carter)
  • 1979 > $0.88 > Democrat (Carter)
  • 1980 > $1.22 > Democrat (Carter)
  • 1981 > $1.35 > Democrat (Carter)
  • 1982 > $1.28 > Republican (Reagan)
  • 1983 > $1.23 > Republican (Reagan)
  • 1984 > $1.20 > Republican (Reagan)
  • 1985 > $1.20 > Republican (Reagan)
  • 1986 > $0.93 > Republican (Reagan)
  • 1987 > $0.96 > Republican (Reagan)
  • 1988 > $0.96 > Republican (Reagan)
  • 1989 > $1.06 > Republican (Reagan)
  • 1990 > $1.22 > Republican (Bush)
  • 1991 > $1.20 > Republican (Bush)
  • 1992 > $1.19 > Republican (Bush)
  • 1993 > $1.17 > Republican (Bush)
  • 1994 > $1.17 > Democrat (Clinton)
  • 1995 > $1.21 > Democrat (Clinton)
  • 1996 > $1.29 > Democrat (Clinton)
  • 1997 > $1.29 > Democrat (Clinton)
  • 1998 > $1.12 > Democrat (Clinton)
  • 1999 > $1.22 > Democrat (Clinton)
  • 2000 > $1.56 > Democrat (Clinton)
  • 2001 > $1.53 > Democrat (Clinton)
  • WORLD TRADE CENTER ATTACK
  • 2002 > $1.44 > Republican (Bush Jr.)
  • 2003 > $1.64 > Republican (Bush Jr.)
  • UNITED STATES INVADES IRAQ
  • 2004 > $1.92 > Republican (Bush Jr.)
  • 2005 > $2.34 > Republican (Bush Jr.)
  • 2006 > $2.64 > Republican (Bush Jr.)
  • 2007 > $2.85 > Republican (Bush Jr.)
  • 2008 > $3.32 > Republican (Bush Jr.)
  • USA STOCK MARKET CRASH
  • 2009 > $2.40 > Republican (Bush Jr.)
  • 2010 > $2.84 > Democrat (Obama)
  • 2011 > $3.58 > Democrat (Obama)
  • 2012 > $3.70 > Democrat (Obama)
  • 2013 > $3.58 > Democrat (Obama)
  • 2014 > $3.43 > Democrat (Obama)
  • 2015 > $2.51 > Democrat (Obama)
  • 2016 > $2.20 > Democrat (Obama)
  • 2017 > $2.47 > Democrat (Obama)
  • 2018 > $2.79 > Republican (Trump)
  • 2019 > $2.70 > Republican (Trump)
  • 2020 > $2.24 > Republican (Trump)
  • COVID19 POLITICAL TURMOIL
  • 2021 > $3.13 > Republican (Trump)
  • 2022 > $4.50 > Democrat (Biden)