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Cortland County Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.2% in November

The New York State Labor Department has released its latest figures for unemployment rates for the month of November. For the state, the unemployment rate stayed the same at 4.3% in November with New York City having the highest unemployment rate at 5.3%.

Cortland County’s unemployment rate slightly decreased from 3.5% in November of last year to now 3.2% in November of this year. The current number of residents employed in the county stands at 21,800.

The State’s area unemployment rates rely in part on the results of the Current Population Survey, which contacts approximately 3,100 households in New York State each month.

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