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					NEW GILLIBRAND REPORT: 8.7% OF NEW YORKERS OUT OF WORK

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February employment data from the New York State Department of Labor show that while more
Americans are slowly going back to work at new jobs, approximately 800,000 New Yorkers are
still out of work.

County Statistics for New York City:
Approximately 370,000 New York City residents are out of work, giving the region an average
percent unemployment rate of 9.4%.

                COUNTY              % Unemployed               # of Unemployed
                  Bronx                  12.7%                      69,200
                  Kings                   9.8%                     111,100
                New York                  7.5%                      70,100
                 Queens                   8.3%                      95,300
                Richmond                  8.5%                      21,200


County Statistics for Western New York:
Approximately 64,000 Western New York residents are out of work, giving the region an
average percent unemployment rate of 9.5%.


              COUNTY                                           # of Unemployed
                                   % Unemployed

              Allegany                   10%                          2,500
             Cattaraugus                 9.4%                         3,900
             Chautauqua                   9%                          5,700
                 Erie                    8.5%                        39,300
              Niagara                    9.6%                        10,700
              Wyoming                   10.4%                         2,200




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County Statistics for Rochester-Finger Lakes Region:
Approximately 52,000 Rochester/Finger Lakes Region residents are out of work, giving the
region an average percent unemployment rate of 8.6%.

              COUNTY
                                   % Unemployed
                                                              # of Unemployed
               Genesee                  8.7%                        2,800
              Livingston                9.6%                        3,100
               Monroe                   7.9%                       28,900
               Ontario                  8.6%                        4,900
               Orleans                 10.7%                        2,100
                Seneca                  8.8%                        1,500
              Tompkins                  6.0%                        3,500
                Wayne                   9.7%                        4,600
                 Yates                  7.7%                        1,000

County Statistics for Central New York:
Over 50,000 Central New York residents are out of work, giving the region an average percent
unemployment rate of 9.6%

              COUNTY
                                   % Unemployed
                                                              # of Unemployed
               Cayuga                   9.1%                        3,700
              Cortland                  10%                         2,400
              Herkimer                 10.3%                        3,200
              Madison                   9.8%                        3,500
               Oneida                   8.8%                        9,500
              Onondaga                   8%                        18,300
               Oswego                   12%                         7,200
               Otsego                   9.1%                        2,800


County Statistics for the Southern Tier:
Almost 25,000 Southern Tier residents are out of work, giving the region an average percent
unemployment rate of 9.6%.

              COUNTY
                                   % Unemployed
                                                              # of Unemployed
               Broome                   9.6%                        8,600
              Chemung                   8.5%                        3,400
              Chenango                  9.9%                        2,400
              Delaware                  9.6%                        2,100
              Schuyler                 10.1%                        1,000
               Steuben                 10.7%                        4,800
                Tioga                   8.9%                        2,300

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County Statistics for the Capital Region:
Over 47,000 Capital Region residents are out of work, giving the region an average percent
unemployment rate of 9.2%.


              COUNTY               % Unemployed                # of Unemployed

               Albany                   7.4%                        11,200
             Columbia                   8.4%                         2,500
               Fulton                  11.3%                         3,000
               Greene                   9.2%                         2,200
            Montgomery                 11.3%                         2,700
             Rensselaer                 8.2%                         6,600
              Saratoga                  7.4%                         8,700
            Schenectady                  8%                          5,900
             Schoharie                 11.7%                         1,800
            Washington                  8.8%                         2,700


County Statistics for the North Country:
Approximately 25,000 North Country residents are out of work, giving the region an average
percent unemployment rate of 10.8%.


              COUNTY               % Unemployed               # of Unemployed

               Clinton                 10.8%                        4,200
                Essex                  10.5%                        1,900
              Franklin                  10%                         2,300
              Hamilton                 10.3%                         300
              Jefferson                11.7%                        5,700
                Lewis                  11.4%                        1,400
            St. Lawrence               11.4%                        5,600
               Warren                  10.1%                        3,600




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County Statistics for the Hudson Valley:
Approximately 87,000 Hudson Valley residents are out of work, giving the region an average
percent unemployment rate of 8.2%.

              COUNTY
                                   % Unemployed
                                                              # of Unemployed
              Dutchess                  8.3%                       11,600
               Orange                   8.5%                       14,900
               Putnam                   7.0%                        3,800
              Rockland                  7.1%                       10,600
              Sullivan                 10.4%                        3,500
                Ulster                  8.8%                        7,700
             Westchester                7.3%                       34,500


County Statistics for Long Island:
Over 110,000 Long Island residents are out of work, giving the region an average percent
unemployment rate of 7.7%.


              COUNTY               % Unemployed               # of Unemployed

               Nassau                   7.2%                        48,800
               Suffolk                  8.2%                        63,900


Source: New York State Department of Labor




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