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January unemployment inches up

January unemployment inches up

ALBANY The Hudson Valley’s unemployment rate for January 2023 is 3.8%, which is higher than the 3.7% rate recorded in December 2023 and the 3.4% rate recorded in January 2023.

In January, Delaware County had the highest rate at 5.2 percent, while Putnam County had the lowest rate at 3.5 percent.

Putnam County’s unemployment rate in January 2023 was 3.2%. A year ago, the rate in Delaware County was 4.9%.

The increase in unemployment overall can be partially attributed to post-holiday layoffs.

COUNTY JANUARY 2024 DECEMBER 2023 JANUARY 2023
Columbia 3.6 % 3.2 % 3.3 %
Delaware 5.2 % 4.7 % 4.9 %
Dutchess 3.7 % 3.6 % 3.4 %
Greene 4.5 % 4.2 % 4.1 %
Orange 4.0 % 3.8 % 3.5 %
Putnam 3.5 5 3.4 % 3.2 %
Rockland 3.6 % 3.5 % 3.1 %
Sullivan 4.2 % 3.9 % 3.8 %
Ulster 4.1 % 3.9 % 3.7 %
Westchester 3.8 % 3.7 % 3.4 %


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