The June 2018 Unemployment rates have been released by the New York State Department of Labor.
For Cortland County we are at 5.1% which is better than year ago, which was 5.6%.
Cortland County is still slightly higher than the statewide average, which is 4.5%.
Neighboring Tompkins County and Onondaga County are both at 4.2%.
Statewide, the private sector job count increased by 132,400 since last year, totaling to 8,185,900 Jobs statewide.
Labor force statistics, including the unemployment rate, for New York and every other state are based on statistical regression models specified by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. These are the most up-to-date estimates of persons employed and unemployed by place of residence