10 US Cities with the Highest Inflation Rates

Consumer Price Index (CPI) data show that inflation rates in the Sun Belt are above average and are close to 10%.

According to Labor Department figures, inflation increased by 0.1% since last month but is down from its June peak of 9.1%, for a year-over-year rate of 8.3%.

US Inflation Rate

Every American has experienced the growing expense of products and services due to the eye-watering inflation rate of 8.3% as of August.

Personal finance website WalletHub evaluated 23 of the top U.S. metro regions using CPI data and gave them a score out of 100, with 100 representing the highest rate of inflation.

These are the ten cities with the worst inflation rates.

1. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Arizona: 92.11 2. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, Georgia: 87.59 3. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida: 84.16

4. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, Florida: 72.84 5. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas: 69.2 6. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California: 68.71

ten cities with the worst inflation rates.

7. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colorado: 67.12 8. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Maryland: 66.79

ten cities with the worst inflation rates.

9. Minneapolis-St.Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota-Wisconsin: 62.74 10. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Texas: 61.99