posted on August 19, 2014 14:46
Genesee County has the 6th lowest unemployment rate in New York State.
Numbers are in from the state labor department. It pegged the unemployment rate in Genesee County at 5.1 percent for July.
It also represents a year-over-year drop of 1.1 percent.
Wyoming County is a shade under 6 percent and the unemployment rate in Orleans County is 7.4 percent.
Hamilton County in northern New York had the lowest in the state at 3.9 percent. The state’s average is 6.8 percent.