Cortland County lost 100 jobs over the year ending in December.
The State Labor Department counts 19,500 workers in our county last month, compared to 19,600 a year ago.
That’s a drop of a half-percent.
The statewide unemployment rate went down slightly, December to December, from 4.7% to 4.6%.
The most rapid job growth was in Ithaca, Watertown/Fort Drum and Syracuse.