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December jobless rates for Long Island

Unemployment rates were down in December for most of Long Island but up for Long Beach, Rockville Centre and the Town of Southampton. The charts shows December rates for 2016 and 2015. You can read more about the Island's unemployment picture here. This data posted on Jan. 24, 2017.



Tables giving the two December rates and the rate for November 2016.


December 2016Labor ForceEmployedUnemployedRate (%)
Nassau-Suffolk 1,459,600 1,402,900 56,800 3.9
         
Nassau County 690,000 664,900 25,100 3.6
  Freeport Village 22,500 21,400 1,100 5.0
  Glen Cove City 13,800 13,300 500 3.5
  Hempstead Town 393,600 378,600 14,900 3.8
  Hempstead Village 27,100 25,900 1,300 4.7
  Long Beach City 19,500 18,700 700 3.7
  North Hempstead Town 111,000 107,200 3,700 3.4
  Oyster Bay Town 152,200 146,900 5,300 3.5
  Rockville Centre Village 12,000 11,500 400 3.7
  Valley Stream Village 19,400 18,600 800 3.9
         
Suffolk County 769,600 738,000 31,600 4.1
  Babylon Town 110,600 105,800 4,700 4.3
  Brookhaven Town 251,000 240,900 10,100 4.0
  Huntington Town 103,100 99,500 3,600 3.5
  Islip Town 176,800 169,800 7,000 4.0
  Lindenhurst Village 15,100 14,500 600 3.9
  Riverhead Town 15,900 15,200 700 4.7
  Smithtown Town 59,200 57,200 2,000 3.4
  Southampton Town 29,000 27,400 1,600 5.5
         
New York City 4,146,300 3,962,200 184,100 4.4
New York State 9,539,300 9,114,700 424,600 4.5
         
December 2015Labor ForceEmployedUnemployedRate (%)
  Labor Force Employed Unemployed Rate (%)
Nassau-Suffolk 1,473,800 1,414,800 59,000 4.0
         
Nassau County 696,700 670,700 26,000 3.7
  Freeport Village 22,700 21,500 1,100 5.0
  Glen Cove City 14,000 13,500 500 3.7
  Hempstead Town 397,500 381,900 15,600 3.9
  Hempstead Village 27,400 26,100 1,400 4.9
  Long Beach City 19,600 18,900 700 3.4
  North Hempstead Town 112,000 108,200 3,900 3.4
  Oyster Bay Town 153,600 148,200 5,400 3.5
  Rockville Centre Village 12,000 11,600 400 3.5
  Valley Stream Village 19,500 18,800 800 4.0
         
Suffolk County 777,100 744,100 33,000 4.2
  Babylon Town 111,800 106,700 5,100 4.6
  Brookhaven Town 253,500 242,900 10,600 4.2
  Huntington Town 104,000 100,300 3,700 3.5
  Islip Town 178,700 171,200 7,400 4.2
  Lindenhurst Village 15,300 14,700 600 4.1
  Riverhead Town 16,100 15,300 800 5.1
  Smithtown Town 59,800 57,700 2,100 3.5
  Southampton Town 29,200 27,700 1,500 5.3
         
New York City 4,222,200 4,010,600 211,600 5.0
New York State 9,692,900 9,233,400 459,500 4.7
         
November 2016Labor ForceEmployedUnemployedRate (%)
Nassau-Suffolk 1,469,300 1,411,300 58,000 3.9
         
Nassau County 694,900 668,900 26,000 3.7
  Freeport Village 22,500 21,500 1,000 4.7
  Glen Cove City 13,900 13,400 500 3.3
  Hempstead Town 396,400 380,900 15,500 3.9
  Hempstead Village 27,200 26,000 1,200 4.4
  Long Beach City 19,600 18,900 700 3.7
  North Hempstead Town 111,800 107,900 3,900 3.5
  Oyster Bay Town 153,200 147,800 5,400 3.5
  Rockville Centre Village 12,000 11,600 500 3.8
  Valley Stream Village 19,500 18,700 800 4.0
         
Suffolk County 774,400 742,400 32,000 4.1
  Babylon Town 111,300 106,500 4,800 4.3
  Brookhaven Town 252,900 242,400 10,500 4.2
  Huntington Town 103,900 100,100 3,800 3.6
  Islip Town 178,100 170,800 7,200 4.1
  Lindenhurst Village 15,200 14,600 600 4.0
  Riverhead Town 15,900 15,200 700 4.3
  Smithtown Town 59,700 57,600 2,100 3.5
  Southampton Town 29,000 27,600 1,400 4.7
         
New York City 4,160,600 3,945,900 214,700 5.2
New York State 9,585,200 9,135,300 449,900 4.7

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