Total Labor Force (2018)

9,611,722

Total Population

19,542,209

Population Rank Among States

4th

American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student

$22,228

Rank Among States

2nd

U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)

4.1%

Rank Among States

31st (tied)

BLS, Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Local Workforce Boards

Broome-Tioga Workforce Development Board

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Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Investment Board, Inc.

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Capital Region Workforce Development Board

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Cattaraugus-Allegany Workforce Investment Board

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Cayuga/Cortland Workforce Investment Board

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Chautauqua County Workforce Investment Board

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Chemung/Schuyler/Steuben Counties Workforce Development Board

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Chenango, Delaware and Otsego Workforce Development Board

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Dutchess County Workforce Investment Board

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Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board, Inc.

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Fulton/Montgomery/Schoharie Counties Workforce Development Board

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GLOW Workforce Development Board

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Hempstead/Long Beach Workforce Development Board

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Jefferson-Lewis Workforce Development Board

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Monroe County Workforce Development Board

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New York City Workforce Development Board

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Niagara County WDB

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North Country Workforce Development Board

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Onondaga County Workforce Development Board

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Orange County Workforce Development Board

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Oyster Bay – North Hempstead – Glen Cove Workforce Investment Board

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Saratoga, Warren, Washington Workforce Development Board

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St. Lawrence County Workforce Development Board

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Suffolk County Workforce Development Board

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Sullivan County Workforce Development Board

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Tompkins County Workforce Development Board

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Ulster County Workforce Investment Board

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WDB of Rockland County

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Westchester Putnam Workforce Development Board

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Workforce Development Board of Herkimer, Madison, Oneida Counties, Inc.

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Workforce Development Board of Oswego County

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Workforce New York – Columbia Green Workforce Development Board

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Yonkers Workforce Development Board

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Labor Force Data

*United States Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance National Data, 2018 Non-seasonally adjusted

New York National
Year-over Annual Job Growth
1.7%
1.7%
Year-over Average Wage Growth
3.1%
3.3%
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
4.1%
3.9%
Unemployment Exhaustion Rate
30.9%
34.6%
Annual Labor Participation Rate
61.0%
62.9%

Education Levels

*Ages 25 and Older according to the American Community Survey (ACS) educational attainment data.

Less than high school (6.9% New York | 12.0% National)
6.9%
12%
High school (24.7% New York | 27.1% National)
24.7%
27.1%
Some college/Associate Degree (22.4% New York| 28.9% National)
22.4%
28.9%
Bachelor's degree or greater (46.0% New York | 32.0% National)
46%
32%

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