Sebastian gas prices continue to drop during Christmas week

Gas prices drop during Christmas week in Sebastian, Florida.
Gas prices drop during Christmas week in Sebastian, Florida.

Gasoline prices in Sebastian dropped another 4 cents per gallon last week, making it a 16-day trend during Christmas week.

The average price for gas in Indian River County is $2.52, and the average in South Brevard is $2.41. The gas stations in Micco, Grant, and Malabar are higher than in Sebastian. Vero Beach is still about 13 cents more than Sebastian.

However, Sebastian residents are still paying 18 cents higher than last year at this time.

“Elevated oil prices and issues at a massive Gulf Coast refinery are preventing prices at the pump from falling as fast as they did this time last year,” said AAA spokesman Mark Jenkins said.

The cheapest place to buy gas in Sebastian is at Murphy USA (Walmart) for $2.33 per gallon.

Holiday gas prices are still the highest in five years.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland. When he was age 9, his parents moved to Jupiter, Florida. Andy spent several years at various radio & television stations in Florida such as WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. In 1994, Andy made a career change to computer programming and worked for several technology companies (two are Fortune 500) in Atlanta, Georgia. However, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2002. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.