WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- Gasoline prices topped $4 per gallon in handful of U.S. cities in June and averaged $3.63 around the country's metropolitan areas, the government said Friday.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics said prices topped $4 per gallon in Chicago, Los Angeles and Detroit, as well as in Gary, Ind., Kenosha, Wis., Ann Arbor and Flint, Mich., and Riverside, Calif.
The bureau said the lowest prices in cities around the country were in the South region, where prices averaged $3.37 per gallon, the lowest price out of four regions.
Prices in cities in the Northeast averaged $3.59 per gallon while prices in the Midwest averaged $3.84.
The highest prices among U.S. cities were in the West where the average West urban price was $3.86 in June.