Percentage of labor force unemployed

Source:2015 United States Department of Labor Data as of April, 2016

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Number unemployed Labor force Percentage
Region/County Total 2015
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 30,009 695,815 4.3
Suffolk 37,212 776,358 4.8
Region Total 67,221 1,472,173 4.6
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 47,691 615,993 7.7
Kings 72,945 1,242,931 5.9
New York 44,910 931,558 4.8
Queens 58,871 1,181,681 5.0
Richmond 12,962 225,115 5.8
Region Total 237,379 4,197,278 5.7
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 6,567 143,390 4.6
Orange 8,426 178,292 4.7
Putnam 2,202 50,742 4.3
Rockland 6,982 152,086 4.6
Sullivan 1,869 33,811 5.5
Ulster 4,339 88,438 4.9
Westchester 22,113 479,520 4.6
Region Total 52,498 1,126,279 4.7
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 7,007 158,773 4.4
Columbia 1,284 31,524 4.1
Greene 1,197 20,836 5.7
Rensselaer 3,871 81,816 4.7
Saratoga 4,922 116,864 4.2
Schenectady 3,655 76,734 4.8
Region Total 21,936 486,547 4.5
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 1,541 23,465 6.6
Herkimer 1,814 28,914 6.3
Montgomery 1,492 22,318 6.7
Otsego 1,588 29,796 5.3
Schoharie 868 14,864 5.8
Region Total 7,303 119,357 6.1
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 2,134 36,013 5.9
Essex 1,062 17,385 6.1
Franklin 1,334 20,446 6.5
Hamilton 166 2,453 6.8
Warren 1,822 32,442 5.6
Washington 1,469 28,761 5.1
Region Total 7,987 137,500 5.8
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 3,144 46,610 6.7
Lewis 832 11,771 7.1
St. Lawrence 3,263 47,023 6.9
Region Total 7,239 105,404 6.9
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 2,026 37,566 5.4
Cortland 1,399 23,816 5.9
Madison 1,904 33,434 5.7
Oneida 5,557 103,051 5.4
Onondaga 11,150 224,505 5.0
Oswego 3,956 54,888 7.2
Region Total 25,992 477,260 5.4
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 5,257 86,925 6.0
Chenango 1,291 23,148 5.6
Delaware 1,191 19,686 6.0
Tioga 1,325 23,529 5.6
Tompkins 2,255 55,371 4.1
Region Total 11,319 208,659 5.4
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 2,247 37,960 5.9
Livingston 1,669 31,149 5.4
Monroe 18,863 365,058 5.2
Ontario 2,652 55,067 4.8
Schuyler 565 8,613 6.6
Seneca 829 15,908 5.2
Steuben 2,810 43,914 6.4
Wayne 2,409 44,518 5.4
Yates 594 11,804 5.0
Region Total 32,638 613,991 5.3
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 1,345 23,311 5.8
Cattaraugus 2,252 36,302 6.2
Chautauqua 3,544 57,869 6.1
Erie 24,346 449,176 5.4
Genesee 1,521 30,152 5.0
Niagara 6,335 101,622 6.2
Orleans 1,166 18,026 6.5
Wyoming 1,056 18,421 5.7
Region Total 41,565 734,879 5.7
New York State 513,077 9,679,327 5.3

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