EDISON - You'll pay about $1 more per gallon when you fill up your tank at one Edison gas station.

The Exxon Station on Route 27 charges $4.71 for a gallon of regular gas. The average price of regular gasoline across the Garden State is about $3.87 a gallon.

Across the street, a BP station offers a gallon of regular gas for $3.85.

Owner Al Farid said rent, business expenses and salaries force him to keep his prices higher than anyone else in the area in order to make a profit.