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New York State Department of Labor released unemployment rates

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - The New York State Department of Labor released unemployment rates for October 2018. 

From October 2017 to October 2018 the state's private sector job count increased by 122,500.

In that same time the Binghamton metro area's unemployment rate has dipped from 4.9% to 3.8%.

Elmira's unemployment rate went from 5.2 to 3.9% while Ithaca's dropped from 4.1 to 3%.

Columbia County has the lowest unemployment rate in state at 2.7%.

Broome's is 3.9% while both Tioga and Chenango Counties sit at 3.4%.


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