Friday, January 28, 2011

GOP Lead Oswego County has Second Higest Unemployment Rate

December’s unemployment rate of 11.1 percent is the highest December rate posted for Oswego County in 20 years, according to numbers released last week by the New York State Department of Labor.

The unemployment rate for Oswego County in December 2009 was 10.4 percent, and in 2008, the rate was posted at 8.7 percent. The rate in 1991 was 10.7 percent and the lowest December unemployment rate for Oswego County was in 2000, at 5 percent.