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Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program

New York State, Labor Market Regions, Metropolitan Areas,
Counties, and Municipalities of at Least 25,000 Population
Data Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program

New York State

(Data are not seasonally adjusted. Data are preliminary and subject to revision.)

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

Spreadsheet Version
CSV Version
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Avg
20156.5%6.4%5.8%5.5%
20147.4%7.5%7.1%6.1%6.2%6.2%6.5%6.1%5.8%5.7%5.7%5.6%6.3%
20139.1%8.6%8.0%7.4%7.5%7.8%7.8%7.6%7.4%7.4%7.0%6.7%7.7%
20129.2%9.4%8.9%8.2%8.4%8.7%9.0%8.5%8.0%8.0%7.7%8.1%8.5%
20119.0%8.8%8.3%7.8%7.8%8.2%8.4%8.2%8.3%8.3%8.2%8.4%8.3%
20109.6%9.5%9.1%8.5%8.2%8.4%8.6%8.4%8.2%8.2%8.4%8.2%8.6%
20097.8%8.3%8.2%7.7%8.0%8.4%8.5%8.5%8.6%8.7%8.5%8.8%8.3%
20085.5%5.4%5.2%4.6%4.9%5.1%5.4%5.5%5.5%5.6%5.9%6.5%5.4%
20075.0%4.9%4.4%4.2%4.2%4.5%4.9%4.5%4.5%4.4%4.4%4.8%4.6%
20065.1%5.3%5.0%4.6%4.5%4.5%4.8%4.4%4.2%3.9%4.1%4.0%4.5%
20055.7%5.7%5.0%4.8%4.8%4.8%5.1%4.7%5.0%4.8%5.1%4.7%5.0%
20047.1%6.8%6.7%5.9%5.6%5.8%5.8%5.3%5.2%5.1%5.1%5.2%5.8%
20037.0%6.9%6.4%6.1%6.0%6.4%6.4%6.2%6.3%6.2%6.3%6.1%6.4%
20026.8%6.8%6.6%6.1%5.9%6.0%6.1%5.8%5.6%5.8%6.1%6.3%6.1%
20014.8%4.7%4.5%4.1%4.0%4.3%4.6%4.9%5.0%5.4%5.7%5.9%4.8%
20005.3%5.3%5.0%4.3%4.4%4.3%4.6%4.5%4.3%4.2%4.3%4.1%4.5%
19995.9%6.1%5.5%5.1%4.9%5.2%5.4%5.0%5.0%4.8%4.7%4.5%5.2%
19986.7%6.6%6.4%5.4%5.3%5.3%5.6%5.2%5.3%5.3%5.1%5.1%5.6%
19977.3%7.2%7.0%6.4%6.3%6.5%6.6%6.3%6.2%5.9%5.7%5.8%6.4%
19966.9%6.8%6.8%6.4%6.3%6.0%6.4%5.8%5.7%5.7%6.0%6.1%6.2%
19957.0%6.7%6.6%6.4%6.2%6.2%6.5%6.3%6.2%6.0%6.0%6.0%6.3%
19948.4%8.3%7.9%7.3%6.8%6.9%7.0%6.6%6.3%6.2%6.0%5.8%6.9%
19939.3%9.0%8.3%7.7%7.7%7.8%7.8%7.5%7.4%7.6%7.4%7.4%7.9%
19929.0%9.3%8.8%8.2%8.4%8.8%8.8%8.6%8.6%8.2%8.3%8.3%8.6%
19917.0%7.4%7.4%6.9%7.3%7.2%7.3%7.1%7.1%7.1%7.3%7.8%7.2%
19905.8%5.8%5.4%5.0%4.9%4.7%5.2%5.0%5.3%5.4%5.6%5.8%5.3%
19895.5%5.3%4.8%4.8%4.8%4.8%4.9%4.7%4.9%4.9%5.2%5.1%5.0%
19885.0%4.7%4.3%3.6%4.0%3.8%4.2%4.2%4.3%4.3%4.4%4.5%4.3%
19876.1%5.9%5.5%4.7%4.7%4.7%4.7%4.5%4.4%4.6%4.6%4.3%4.9%
19866.8%7.4%7.0%6.5%6.6%6.3%6.3%5.8%5.8%5.6%5.5%5.2%6.2%
19857.6%7.3%7.0%6.6%6.6%6.6%6.6%6.1%6.3%6.3%6.2%6.2%6.6%
19848.2%8.0%7.6%7.0%6.8%6.9%7.5%7.3%6.9%6.8%6.5%6.5%7.2%
198310.0%10.0%9.6%8.9%8.9%9.0%8.6%8.4%8.1%7.7%7.5%7.4%8.7%
19828.7%8.5%8.5%8.1%8.0%8.2%8.5%8.2%8.3%8.6%9.0%9.1%8.5%
19818.5%8.5%8.1%7.3%7.5%7.6%7.4%7.0%7.0%7.1%7.4%7.8%7.6%
19808.0%7.8%7.3%7.2%7.5%7.6%7.8%7.4%7.3%7.3%7.3%7.2%7.5%
19797.7%7.8%7.4%6.8%6.6%7.0%7.2%7.3%7.2%7.1%7.0%6.9%7.2%
19788.9%8.7%8.3%7.6%7.5%7.5%7.9%7.5%7.7%7.2%7.2%7.1%7.8%
197710.6%10.7%10.1%9.0%8.8%9.1%8.8%8.7%8.8%8.5%8.7%8.0%9.1%
197611.2%11.2%10.5%9.8%9.0%10.2%10.5%10.2%10.1%9.9%10.2%10.0%10.2%

LABOR FORCE

Data in thousands.
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Avg
20159,520.19,532.79,561.99,616.5
20149,552.79,597.79,609.89,521.39,559.59,641.69,685.39,588.89,498.39,571.89,530.29,471.79,569.1
20139,621.69,606.49,565.29,591.09,649.69,748.79,788.39,705.49,630.59,582.09,573.49,519.49,631.8
20129,517.59,573.09,565.99,533.79,612.59,712.89,738.09,641.89,608.09,680.99,592.59,604.09,615.0
20119,484.99,483.09,483.99,466.19,481.69,543.59,589.69,568.99,517.79,545.09,526.59,522.69,517.8
20109,546.39,565.29,574.39,648.99,616.79,675.59,721.49,678.19,575.29,547.99,518.69,476.29,595.4
20099,648.19,664.79,632.29,636.59,635.59,758.79,822.09,739.39,587.69,588.99,565.99,490.49,647.5
20089,577.99,556.39,572.99,579.49,608.39,734.59,813.29,760.49,675.89,727.89,696.99,673.99,664.8
20079,486.49,475.99,471.89,418.89,445.09,594.39,668.59,558.69,506.19,525.29,563.79,550.49,522.1
20069,441.69,475.09,471.29,457.69,470.29,590.39,649.39,577.59,447.69,503.69,506.19,507.89,508.1
20059,357.09,372.69,336.69,383.19,411.49,515.29,612.49,567.69,477.99,521.99,501.79,473.09,460.9
20049,264.09,254.19,280.29,257.89,271.59,429.89,529.39,460.09,332.49,393.99,401.09,397.49,356.0
20039,285.79,289.49,248.89,234.89,211.79,349.59,349.09,292.99,188.79,240.79,250.59,219.39,263.4
20029,161.59,254.69,232.59,217.69,235.39,332.49,390.09,357.49,279.69,304.89,263.29,277.29,275.5
20019,145.79,142.59,139.39,074.19,068.29,184.39,252.69,177.19,129.49,160.39,159.39,188.09,151.7
20009,122.69,147.29,138.09,109.69,082.99,198.19,225.29,181.49,056.69,103.99,105.19,135.99,133.9
19999,088.29,101.09,076.19,038.89,068.09,214.49,283.59,209.19,087.99,121.29,113.99,116.79,126.6
19989,003.29,034.99,050.28,979.69,013.79,130.49,222.89,148.59,051.39,073.19,071.49,082.99,071.8
19978,848.38,885.78,955.68,923.98,975.59,110.79,217.69,155.89,004.19,022.29,027.19,020.29,012.2
19968,606.48,654.18,699.38,669.98,733.98,854.48,987.48,897.98,781.38,848.68,847.98,847.38,785.7
19958,601.48,631.88,633.08,614.48,597.58,721.38,847.88,770.48,621.28,655.28,629.08,610.58,661.1
19948,679.68,696.88,649.88,614.68,642.58,748.08,830.28,775.48,598.88,652.38,640.88,613.18,678.5
19938,680.08,694.98,660.28,601.68,678.88,836.38,918.88,846.68,639.98,683.98,673.28,673.08,715.6
19928,664.48,676.38,674.38,651.08,699.58,890.18,989.48,907.08,729.18,703.28,714.98,715.58,751.2
19918,691.78,714.08,722.78,722.38,723.08,879.98,937.28,830.78,683.88,689.38,654.48,644.28,741.1
19908,748.88,764.68,762.48,735.58,793.38,923.99,021.18,938.78,770.88,792.38,758.28,749.68,813.3
19898,614.28,591.28,585.28,602.08,637.08,808.18,895.78,839.58,641.38,711.98,741.88,717.88,698.8
19888,470.78,447.78,421.78,409.58,435.08,621.08,743.68,713.28,526.58,587.38,599.78,581.98,546.5
19878,392.38,387.88,382.18,345.18,426.88,554.68,680.78,650.48,441.68,521.18,515.78,490.18,482.4
19868,353.98,365.98,381.28,340.68,380.68,549.48,657.98,583.68,400.58,434.48,421.68,393.98,438.6
19858,111.98,104.88,145.88,169.58,233.28,367.08,501.78,457.38,324.98,380.08,362.98,358.38,293.1
19847,976.47,998.18,002.97,984.88,049.28,228.98,365.78,277.88,085.08,105.48,085.58,095.08,104.6
19837,923.17,916.97,925.07,903.97,922.78,172.58,284.28,266.48,053.38,024.38,040.58,014.78,037.3
19827,916.67,909.17,937.17,892.97,964.38,066.98,189.68,132.77,924.07,946.47,943.37,924.77,979.0
19817,968.37,983.58,016.78,010.88,039.78,106.28,227.38,156.17,909.07,974.67,956.87,924.58,022.8
19807,994.57,972.47,926.97,873.17,895.78,027.38,160.48,092.57,909.57,952.57,954.67,932.87,974.4
19797,903.87,922.47,930.87,857.77,851.78,064.38,217.18,167.48,000.58,028.87,999.78,020.67,997.1
19787,740.07,714.67,738.87,717.87,739.77,939.58,032.77,998.37,829.37,901.37,911.07,912.07,847.9
19777,609.67,636.77,634.57,614.67,638.07,837.57,912.07,897.27,694.57,748.37,786.77,767.17,731.4
19767,634.77,623.57,622.87,599.27,561.87,801.07,970.77,895.67,619.27,664.47,667.07,650.77,692.6

EMPLOYED

Data in thousands.
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Avg
20158,904.78,920.99,006.69,091.5
20148,846.48,876.68,930.88,940.88,964.49,044.69,055.69,000.08,949.99,029.18,984.28,945.88,964.0
20138,749.28,776.58,803.48,880.88,928.28,988.79,020.38,971.08,915.38,870.58,906.98,881.28,891.0
20128,638.78,677.68,714.68,747.58,801.28,866.88,865.38,824.28,837.48,902.88,852.98,824.38,796.1
20118,634.68,650.48,700.08,727.88,739.08,762.18,782.88,783.08,728.18,756.98,748.08,722.88,728.0
20108,632.98,659.28,703.58,832.48,824.28,865.98,882.48,867.08,785.78,767.88,718.68,697.28,769.7
20098,899.28,866.08,842.28,893.08,862.68,938.38,982.38,915.08,764.18,758.78,752.68,659.98,844.5
20089,052.59,038.69,079.49,139.79,133.39,238.89,279.19,219.49,140.29,180.59,123.89,043.89,139.1
20079,013.49,015.49,057.89,024.49,049.09,164.49,195.79,125.29,078.39,102.99,138.79,093.29,088.2
20068,957.38,968.69,002.19,021.89,048.69,161.99,183.59,156.39,051.49,134.29,116.99,127.79,077.5
20058,826.28,835.38,869.88,934.18,963.59,054.99,125.89,122.68,999.39,064.29,018.69,028.18,986.9
20048,604.08,622.38,654.28,715.38,753.48,879.98,976.68,957.28,846.08,914.98,921.48,906.28,812.6
20038,632.98,652.78,652.48,670.58,655.98,747.58,750.78,716.38,611.48,665.78,664.58,654.58,672.9
20028,534.78,628.08,625.68,651.88,693.58,775.38,819.48,817.98,758.58,768.48,693.88,697.38,705.4
20018,703.88,710.78,729.88,701.48,705.58,787.48,827.88,726.88,672.88,670.08,638.28,644.68,709.9
20008,634.98,662.08,678.48,713.48,683.48,802.78,804.48,771.18,668.88,723.58,717.88,764.68,718.7
19998,551.08,550.38,573.48,573.98,625.88,737.88,782.78,750.08,630.48,685.38,690.08,704.48,654.6
19988,398.58,436.08,471.88,493.48,534.58,643.78,709.08,668.68,571.48,596.48,604.28,618.68,562.2
19978,205.98,242.28,326.28,349.48,408.58,519.98,612.28,583.18,444.08,488.28,510.88,500.68,432.6
19968,009.08,063.18,108.78,117.28,180.68,322.18,411.58,381.88,278.58,343.08,320.28,309.78,237.1
19958,003.08,049.88,067.08,064.28,064.28,184.28,274.68,215.08,083.78,138.98,115.18,092.68,112.7
19947,947.07,977.97,965.57,988.78,057.68,148.48,212.28,194.78,057.98,118.88,125.88,116.58,075.9
19937,874.57,910.97,945.07,941.58,012.78,148.98,223.98,181.27,996.38,025.78,028.08,029.58,026.5
19927,881.37,870.77,912.17,945.87,967.48,107.58,194.98,144.47,980.97,988.17,989.47,988.77,997.6
19918,079.88,071.68,080.78,119.68,089.38,242.08,288.28,201.98,068.88,069.18,018.57,969.58,108.3
19908,238.88,253.88,292.18,297.28,358.28,501.48,555.98,488.18,307.38,321.88,265.18,240.68,343.4
19898,137.98,133.38,173.68,185.78,222.08,380.98,458.08,424.88,219.28,284.08,286.48,276.58,265.2
19888,051.18,050.88,057.58,103.38,101.08,291.58,372.08,344.48,162.78,221.08,222.58,195.68,181.1
19877,878.57,894.87,924.57,951.98,027.98,155.88,269.38,264.08,066.58,128.88,125.08,126.28,067.8
19867,784.77,748.67,793.67,797.17,830.38,009.68,115.58,086.57,913.77,964.37,960.67,959.17,913.6
19857,493.57,510.37,572.67,630.37,693.37,814.37,940.17,938.47,803.17,850.57,845.47,842.17,744.5
19847,321.17,356.37,395.57,423.67,500.17,663.47,739.07,677.17,526.07,557.07,559.87,567.37,523.9
19837,133.57,123.47,163.57,198.57,220.07,435.17,573.37,569.87,402.87,409.87,435.47,419.57,340.4
19827,231.77,234.27,263.87,256.07,323.77,405.97,496.47,468.97,263.67,264.87,228.07,202.77,303.3
19817,294.17,302.87,367.87,427.17,436.47,489.47,620.77,584.57,354.37,406.47,364.07,307.37,412.9
19807,357.37,351.67,351.27,307.37,299.67,420.87,524.37,489.77,335.67,373.87,372.17,361.87,378.8
19797,291.97,306.27,343.37,324.97,335.57,502.77,627.37,570.67,424.97,456.27,440.07,466.97,424.2
19787,052.87,042.67,093.37,134.37,159.17,345.87,397.37,402.07,228.87,330.37,339.97,349.07,239.6
19776,799.96,818.26,867.06,929.16,965.97,121.17,213.37,213.17,019.87,092.07,108.47,149.57,024.8
19766,780.26,769.56,819.36,855.46,884.37,006.57,131.37,089.16,846.86,908.46,884.76,888.96,905.4

UNEMPLOYED

Data in thousands.
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Avg
2015615.4611.8555.3524.9
2014706.4721.1679.0580.6595.1597.0629.7588.8548.4542.7546.0525.9605.0
2013872.4829.9761.8710.2721.4760.1768.0734.5715.2711.5666.5638.2740.8
2012878.7895.4851.3786.2811.3846.0872.7817.5770.6778.0739.6779.7818.9
2011850.3832.6783.9738.2742.6781.4806.8785.9789.6788.2778.5799.8789.8
2010913.4906.0870.8816.5792.6809.6839.0811.1789.5780.1800.0778.9825.6
2009748.8798.7790.0743.6773.0820.3839.8824.2823.5830.2813.3830.5803.0
2008525.4517.7493.6439.7475.0495.6534.1541.0535.7547.4573.0630.1525.7
2007473.0460.4414.1394.4396.0429.9472.8433.4427.8422.3425.0457.2433.8
2006484.3506.4469.1435.7421.6428.5465.8421.2396.2369.3389.2380.1430.6
2005530.8537.3466.8449.0447.9460.3486.6445.0478.6457.7483.2444.9474.0
2004660.0631.8626.0542.4518.0549.9552.7502.8486.4479.1479.5491.2543.3
2003652.9636.7596.3564.3555.7601.9598.4576.6577.3575.0586.1564.8590.5
2002626.8626.6606.9565.8541.8557.1570.6539.5521.1536.4569.4579.9570.2
2001441.9431.9409.5372.8362.7396.9424.8450.3456.6490.4521.0543.4441.8
2000487.7485.2459.5396.2399.6395.4420.8410.3387.7380.4387.3371.4415.1
1999537.2550.7502.7465.0442.1476.6500.7459.1457.5435.8423.9412.3472.0
1998604.7598.9578.3486.3479.1486.7513.8479.9479.9476.7467.2464.3509.6
1997642.4643.5629.4574.5567.0590.8605.5572.7560.1534.0516.3519.6579.6
1996597.5591.0590.6552.7553.3532.3575.9516.0502.8505.6527.8537.6548.6
1995598.4582.1566.0550.2533.3537.0573.3555.4537.5516.3513.9517.9548.4
1994732.6718.9684.3625.8585.0599.7617.9580.7540.9533.5515.0496.6602.6
1993805.4784.0715.2660.1666.1687.4695.0665.4643.6658.2645.1643.5689.1
1992783.1805.6762.2705.2732.2782.6794.5762.6748.2715.0725.5726.8753.6
1991611.9642.4642.0602.7633.7637.9649.0628.8615.0620.1635.9674.7632.8
1990510.1510.8470.3438.4435.1422.5465.2450.6463.5470.5493.1509.0469.9
1989476.2457.9411.6416.4414.9427.2437.6414.7422.1427.9455.4441.3433.6
1988419.6396.9364.2306.2333.9329.4371.6368.8363.8366.3377.3386.3365.4
1987513.8493.0457.5393.2398.8398.8411.4386.4375.1392.3390.7363.9414.6
1986569.2617.3587.6543.5550.3539.8542.4497.1486.8470.1461.0434.7525.0
1985618.3594.5573.1539.2539.9552.7561.5518.9521.8529.5517.6516.2548.6
1984655.3641.8607.4561.2549.1565.5626.7600.7559.1548.4525.7527.8580.7
1983789.7793.5761.5705.4702.8737.4711.0696.6650.5614.5605.1595.3696.9
1982684.8675.0673.4636.9640.6661.0693.2663.8660.4681.6715.3722.1675.7
1981674.3680.7649.0583.7603.3616.8606.6571.6554.7568.2592.8617.2609.9
1980637.3620.9575.7565.8596.1606.5636.1602.7573.9578.7582.5571.0595.6
1979611.9616.3587.5532.8516.2561.7589.8596.8575.6572.6559.6553.7572.9
1978687.2672.1645.5583.5580.6593.7635.4596.2600.5570.9571.1563.0608.3
1977809.8818.4767.5685.5672.1716.4698.7684.1674.7656.3678.2617.6706.6
1976854.4854.0803.5743.8677.5794.5839.4806.6772.4756.0782.3761.7787.2


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