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Labor Statistics for the Mohawk Valley Region Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Oneida, Otsego and Schoharie Counties

Unemployment Rates (Not Seasonally Adjusted)
Utica-Rome Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
November 2020 October 2020 November 2019





The unemployment rate in the Utica-Rome MSA increased from 4.1 percent in November 2019 to 5.6 percent in November 2020.  The unemployment rate declined from 6.0 percent in October.

Change in Nonfarm Jobs since November 2019

For the 12-month period ending November 2020, the nonfarm job count in the Utica-Rome MSA decreased 9,500, or 7.4 percent, to 119,700.  Private sector employment fell 7,300, or 7.5 percent, to 89,800.

Job losses were posted in: education and health services (-2,900), government (-2,200), leisure and hospitality (-1,300), natural resources, mining, and construction (-800), trade, transportation, and utilities (-800), manufacturing (-600), professional and business services (-500), other services (-300), and information (-100).

Current Employment by Industry data for New York State, Metropolitan Statistical Areas, and Minor Counties.

Special Interest to the Mohawk Valley

For more information contact

Brion Acton
NYS Department of Labor
State Office Bldg.
207 Genesee St., Suite 203
Utica, NY 13501

Phone: (315) 793-2282
Fax: (315) 793-2354
E-mail: mailto:[email protected]

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