Unemployment rates in Western US states and cities

Unemployment rates rose in nearly 90 percent of large U.S. cities in June, mostly because of seasonal trends. Many young people launch job searches in the summer that can push up unemployment rates. The metro data isn't seasonally adjusted for such trends.

Associated Press Modified: August 1, 2012 at 6:15 pm •  Published: August 1, 2012
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Unemployment rates rose in nearly 90 percent of large U.S. cities in June, mostly because of seasonal trends. Many young people launch job searches in the summer that can push up unemployment rates. The metro data isn't seasonally adjusted for such trends.

Here are unemployment rates for states and cities in the West: