When the Great Depression hit in 1929, the average cost of gas in the United States was $0.21 per gallon. Adjusted for inflation, that would be $3.59 per gallon of gas in today's dollars in 2022. It might sound scary, but it's true – that's nearly $1.50 cheaper than the actual average cost of gas in 2022, which is $4.90 per gallon in the United States. From the team at TitleMax is this infographic that looks at the average gas prices in the United States throughout history, and spans from the start of the Great Depression in 1929 through today in 2022. Not only does this impressive visualization show the history of average gas prices in the United States, but it also offers data on common amenities for comparison, including the average prices of milk, bread, bananas, and residential electricity. The cost of gas in 2022 is hurting wallets all over the United States! What's been the average cost of gas in 2022 in your home state?