Record-Breaking July For New York State’s Economy

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The unemployment rate in New York State Dropped to 4.3% in July; The Lowest Since 2007.

The New York State Department of Labor reported that 7,900 Jobs were added last month, which is also a new all-time high job count.

Private educational and health services added the most jobs, while manufacturing lost the most jobs.

Locally, Ithaca topped the list of all metro areas in New York state with the fastest growth rate of private sector jobs last month at 3.9%

Research for this report was provided by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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