Unemployment rates on downward trend since start of coronavirus pandemic

Unemployment in the region went down by an average of about 3% from July to August, according to numbers released by the New York State Department of Labor Tuesday.

Posted: Sep 22, 2020 6:05 PM
Updated: Sep 23, 2020 10:41 AM

Unemployment in the region went down by an average of about 3% from July to August, according to numbers released by the New York State Department of Labor Tuesday.

The unemployment rates seem to be on a downward trend since the earlier part of the coronavirus pandemic.

Below is a list of unemployment rates from July and August, compared to April:

Oneida County

  • April 2020:15.1%
  • July 2020: 12.5%
  • August 2020: 9.4%

Herkimer County

  • April 2020: 14.9%
  • July 2020: 11%
  • August 2020: 9%

Otsego County

  • April 2020:12%
  • July 2020: 10.7%
  • August 2020: 8%

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 2519197

Reported Deaths: 56077
CountyCasesDeaths
Kings33356710845
Queens31512310287
Suffolk2391793601
Nassau2141533292
Bronx2075006750
New York1679194635
Westchester1435542340
Erie1061391945
Richmond888381935
Monroe840451184
Orange57452909
Rockland53047779
Onondaga51911760
Dutchess35563497
Albany30760389
Oneida28557586
Broome24353405
Niagara23976397
Saratoga20195199
Ulster17248278
Schenectady16673227
Rensselaer14761167
Putnam1246997
Chautauqua12379174
Oswego11622112
Chemung10862155
St. Lawrence10479126
Steuben10080173
Ontario9321110
Jefferson881475
Cayuga8640107
Sullivan844783
Wayne814084
Cattaraugus7678113
Genesee6983132
Herkimer6774128
Clinton667939
Tompkins649159
Fulton6296102
Madison6164102
Montgomery5940140
Livingston570171
Warren542884
Cortland532279
Tioga506171
Columbia4998111
Chenango467486
Washington458767
Allegany458496
Otsego456254
Greene437186
Wyoming437158
Orleans432087
Franklin425620
Lewis358638
Delaware354647
Seneca273363
Essex229231
Schoharie228921
Yates163128
Schuyler153217
Hamilton4363
Unassigned14628
Out of NY0313
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