The number of jobs in Cortland County is down 500 from March 2017 to last month, a 2.6% drop.
The State Labor Department’s March 2018 private sector job count for the entire state rose by 200 to 8,152,500.
That’s a new, all-time high, according to preliminary figures.
New York’s statewide unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.6% in March 2018.
Ithaca, at +4.0%, leads the state in job growth over the past year.