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Gasoline prices averaged $2.957 a gallon in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington area in May 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Workers in the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $22.87 in May 2018, 8 percent below the nationwide average of $24.98.
Workers in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $27.01 in May 2018, 8 percent above the nationwide average of $24.98.
Gasoline prices averaged $2.997 per gallon in the New York-Newark-Jersey City area in May 2019, close to the May 2018 average.
Prices in the New York-Newark-Jersey City area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), edged up 0.2 percent in May.