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Unemployment rates decreasing throughout Mohawk Valley

Unemployment rates have been steadily decreasing in the Mohawk Valley since the height of the coronavirus pandemic in April.

Posted: Jul 22, 2020 11:45 AM
Updated: Jul 22, 2020 12:07 PM

ALBANY, N.Y. – Unemployment rates have been steadily decreasing in the Mohawk Valley since the height of the coronavirus pandemic in April.

Below are the unemployment rates for local counties in June compared to April, according to the Department of Labor:

Oneida County

  • April 2020: 15.1%
  • June 2020: 11%
    • 4.1% decrease

Herkimer County

  • April 2020: 15%
  • June 2020: 9.9%
    • 5.1% decrease

Otsego County

  • April 2020: 12%
  • June 2020: 9.3%
    • 2.7% decrease

Since June of 2019, the number of jobs available in the private sector has decreased by more than 1.4 million. The state’s private sector job count is based on a payroll survey of 18,000 New York employers.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1228867

Reported Deaths: 40806
CountyCasesDeaths
Queens1534247815
Kings1503768020
Suffolk1243842560
Nassau1113932529
Bronx1027395252
Westchester829331780
New York736343424
Erie507161350
Richmond437851367
Monroe43226742
Rockland31346806
Orange28168642
Onondaga26954520
Oneida16342335
Dutchess16115298
Albany15771251
Niagara11664235
Broome10743249
Saratoga883978
Schenectady8347118
Ulster7448186
Rensselaer6596101
Putnam629472
Chemung5479107
Chautauqua535054
Oswego476262
Ontario459279
Steuben4496130
Cayuga426769
Sullivan375148
Wayne356850
Genesee356696
Herkimer348548
St. Lawrence343756
Cattaraugus330860
Madison304775
Jefferson303121
Livingston260537
Cortland258753
Tompkins257222
Columbia234467
Allegany231375
Tioga214554
Montgomery212372
Wyoming207541
Clinton204016
Fulton199947
Warren198237
Greene196455
Orleans188268
Chenango168039
Otsego160021
Washington142421
Lewis141922
Seneca117745
Franklin10869
Delaware98316
Essex95216
Schoharie8735
Yates78316
Schuyler69910
Hamilton1451
Unassigned3992
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