Percentage of labor force unemployed

Source:2012 United States Department of Labor Data as of July, 2013

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Number unemployed labor force Percentage
Region/County Total 2012
Reg- 1 Western New York
Allegany 2,023 23,721 8.5
Cattaraugus 3,577 39,991 8.9
Chautauqua 5,324 62,702 8.5
Erie 38,554 462,497 8.3
Genesee 2,494 31,747 7.9
Niagara 9,963 110,773 9.0
Orleans 1,997 19,188 10.4
Wyoming 1,762 20,158 8.7
Region Total 65,694 770,777 8.5
Reg- 2 Finger Lakes
Chemung 3,462 39,964 8.7
Livingston 2,671 32,082 8.3
Monroe 29,332 368,654 8.0
Ontario 4,241 56,617 7.5
Schuyler 841 9,963 8.4
Seneca 1,345 16,995 7.9
Steuben 4,341 44,168 9.8
Wayne 4,053 47,248 8.6
Yates 944 13,096 7.2
Region Total 51,230 628,787 8.1
Reg- 3 Central New York
Cayuga 3,300 40,557 8.1
Cortland 2,141 24,324 8.8
Herkimer 2,721 30,291 9.0
Jefferson 4,882 48,149 10.1
Lewis 1,238 12,208 10.1
Madison 3,106 35,839 8.7
Oneida 9,138 105,982 8.6
Onondaga 18,392 226,856 8.1
Oswego 6,055 57,345 10.6
St. Lawrence 5,016 47,957 10.5
Tompkins 3,416 57,036 6.0
Region Total 59,405 686,544 8.7
Reg- 4 New York-Penn
Broome 8,179 92,438 8.8
Chenango 2,088 24,844 8.4
Tioga 2,079 24,709 8.4
Region Total 12,346 141,991 8.7
Reg- 5 Northeastern New York
Albany 11,473 155,153 7.4
Clinton 3,716 37,692 9.9
Columbia 2,284 30,667 7.4
Delaware 1,911 21,566 8.9
Essex 1,753 17,630 9.9
Franklin 2,159 22,256 9.7
Fulton 2,826 26,698 10.6
Greene 2,203 23,466 9.4
Hamilton 258 2,991 8.6
Montgomery 2,458 23,686 10.4
Otsego 2,507 31,339 8.0
Rensselaer 6,482 82,325 7.9
Saratoga 8,193 117,508 7.0
Schenectady 5,935 75,068 7.9
Schoharie 1,472 15,450 9.5
Warren 3,073 35,581 8.6
Washington 2,499 31,926 7.8
Region Total 61,202 751,002 8.1
Reg- 6 Hudson Valley
Dutchess 11,461 144,874 7.9
Orange 14,485 174,281 8.3
Putnam 3,616 53,785 6.7
Rockland 10,816 156,849 6.9
Sullivan 3,287 34,190 9.6
Ulster 7,681 87,050 8.8
Westchester 34,319 474,201 7.2
Region Total 85,665 1,125,230 7.6
Reg- 7 New York City
Bronx 69,848 551,847 12.7
Kings 113,036 1,138,237 9.9
New York 72,472 936,614 7.7
Queens 93,977 1,132,491 8.3
Richmond 20,666 243,318 8.5
Region Total 369,999 4,002,507 9.2
Reg- 8 Nassau-Suffolk
Nassau 48,873 691,336 7.1
Suffolk 60,231 789,008 7.6
Region Total 109,104 1,480,344 7.4
New York State 814,645 9,587,182 8.5

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