Unemployment rates in the Mahoning Valley were on the rise in June, according to Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
The unemployment rate in Warren increased from 8.3 percent in May to 9.6 percent in June, according to JFS. In Youngstown, the rate increased from 9.5 percent in May to 10 percent in June. Its rate in June 2011 was 12.9 percent.
Warren has a total civilian work force of about 18,000 people - 16,300 having jobs and 1,600 listed as unemployed. Youngstown has a civilian work force of about 26,000 - with 23,400 employed and 2,600 people looking for work.
Trumbull County's unemployment rate was 8.1 percent in June. In May, Trumbull's unemployment rate was 7.2 percent. In June 2011, the county's unemployment rate was 9.8 percent.
The county in June had a total work force of 102,200, with 93,900 people employed and 8,300 unemployed.
Mahoning County's unemployment rate was 7.9 percent in June, compared to 7.4 percent in May and 10 percent June 2011. It had a total work force of 113,200, with 104,200 employed and 8,900 unemployed.
Statewide unemployment was 7.4 percent in June.
With 8.1 percent unemployment, Trumbull County has the 29th highest rate of Ohio's 88 counties. Mahoning County's 7.9 percent rate placed it at 34th highest in the state.
Statewide, the June unemployment rates ranged from a low of 4.6 percent in Mercer County to a high of 13 percent in Pike County. Rates increased in 85 of the 88 counties.
The county rates are not seasonally adjusted.