Percentage of labor force unemployed

Source:2014 United States Department of Labor Data as of June, 2015

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Number unemployed Labor force Percentage
Region/County Total 2014
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 32,650 684,861 4.8
Suffolk 40,793 766,711 5.3
Region Total 73,443 1,451,572 5.1
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 59,479 606,630 9.8
Kings 94,042 1,222,973 7.7
New York 55,387 915,344 6.1
Queens 73,867 1,157,675 6.4
Richmond 16,148 222,974 7.2
Region Total 298,923 4,125,596 7.2
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 7,570 142,053 5.3
Orange 9,633 175,742 5.5
Putnam 2,451 50,203 4.9
Rockland 7,600 148,428 5.1
Sullivan 2,225 33,318 6.7
Ulster 5,096 88,232 5.8
Westchester 24,097 470,316 5.1
Region Total 58,672 1,108,292 5.3
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 7,706 157,291 4.9
Columbia 1,487 31,486 4.7
Greene 1,395 20,823 6.7
Rensselaer 4,356 81,533 5.3
Saratoga 5,371 115,554 4.6
Schenectady 4,098 76,221 5.4
Region Total 24,413 482,908 5.1
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 1,793 23,463 7.6
Herkimer 1,964 29,085 6.8
Montgomery 1,661 22,242 7.5
Otsego 1,720 30,248 5.7
Schoharie 992 14,921 6.6
Region Total 8,130 119,959 6.8
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 2,411 36,049 6.7
Essex 1,212 17,593 6.9
Franklin 1,502 20,618 7.3
Hamilton 178 2,443 7.3
Warren 2,098 32,244 6.5
Washington 1,734 28,705 6.0
Region Total 9,135 137,652 6.6
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 3,569 46,699 7.6
Lewis 930 11,890 7.8
St. Lawrence 3,648 47,230 7.7
Region Total 8,147 105,819 7.7
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 2,254 37,714 6.0
Cortland 1,530 23,764 6.4
Madison 2,143 33,428 6.4
Oneida 6,319 103,635 6.1
Onondaga 12,510 224,744 5.6
Oswego 4,429 55,142 8.0
Region Total 29,185 478,427 6.1
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 5,826 88,320 6.6
Chenango 1,434 23,306 6.2
Delaware 1,312 20,239 6.5
Tioga 1,466 24,033 6.1
Tompkins 2,362 54,643 4.3
Region Total 12,400 210,541 5.9
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 2,407 38,420 6.3
Livingston 1,794 31,039 5.8
Monroe 21,079 364,745 5.8
Ontario 2,865 54,551 5.3
Schuyler 594 8,578 6.9
Seneca 880 15,570 5.7
Steuben 3,064 44,267 6.9
Wayne 2,748 44,652 6.2
Yates 651 11,673 5.6
Region Total 36,082 613,495 5.9
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 1,445 23,344 6.2
Cattaraugus 2,529 36,768 6.9
Chautauqua 3,925 57,727 6.8
Erie 27,279 448,222 6.1
Genesee 1,661 30,085 5.5
Niagara 7,095 102,089 6.9
Orleans 1,384 18,165 7.6
Wyoming 1,199 18,411 6.5
Region Total 46,517 734,811 6.3
New York State 605,047 9,569,072 6.3

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