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Recent Labor Market Developments


Unemployment Rates for Utica-Rome MSA

(not seasonally adjusted)

January 2022: 4.3%
December 2021: 3.3%
January 2021: 7.1%

The unemployment rate in the Utica-Rome MSA declined from 7.1 percent in January 2021 to 4.3 percent in January 2022. The unemployment rate rose from 3.3 percent in December.


For the 12-month period ending January 2022, the nonfarm job count in the Utica-Rome MSA increased 5,400, or 4.7 percent, to 119,400. Private sector employment rose 4,900, or 5.8 percent, to 89,800.

Job gains were posted in: leisure and hospitality (+2,600), manufacturing (+1,000), trade, transportation, and utilities (+700), financial activities (+500), government (+500), other services (+200), and professional and business services (+200). Education and health services (-300) was the only sector to decline over the year.

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