Preliminary unemployment data for October 2020 was released yesterday by the New York State Department of Labor.
Cortland County is at 5.4%, a slight increase from 4.9% in September — in October 2019, it was 4%.
Regionally, Central New York is at 6.2% and the Finger Lakes at 6.3%.
(County-by-county data is available at this link.)
The local jobless rate peaked at more than 14% in April and was falling steadily since July, prior to the latest increase last month.
Detailed information below from the NYSDOL:
Central New York