Westchester County, NY monthly unemployment update

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January 27, 2023
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Westchester County, NY monthly unemployment update

Stacker compiled statistics about the unemployment rate in Westchester County using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. County and metro unemployment rates are as of November 2022.

Westchester County had a 2.5% unemployment rate in November 2022, marking a 0.2% increase from a month ago. New York reported a 4.3% unemployment rate in November, which is the nineth highest in the country. The national unemployment rate last month dropped to 3.5% but is still 0.4% lower than last year.

The unemployment rate in the New York City, NY metropolitan area was 3.8%, which is 1.3% higher than Westchester County. New York City has the 289th highest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Unemployment rates in neighboring counties
#1. Bronx County, NY: 7.4%
#2. Bergen County, NJ: 2.7%
#3. Westchester County, NY: 2.5%
#4. Putnam County, NY: 2.4%
#5. Nassau County, NY: 2.3%
#5. Rockland County, NY: 2.3%

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in New York
#1. Bronx County: 7.4%
#2. Kings County: 5.5%
#3. Richmond County: 4.9%
#4. Hamilton County: 4.8%
#4. Queens County: 4.8%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in New York
#1. Saratoga County: 2.1%
#2. Columbia County: 2.2%
#3. Nassau County: 2.3%
#3. Rockland County: 2.3%
#5. Putnam County: 2.4%

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