Utica-Rome Unemployment Rate Down In December
The unemployment rate in the Utica-Rome area was at 6.8% in December, a big drop from December of 2012..
That's according to numbers released by the New York State Department of Labor.
The Utica-Rome jobless rate was at 8.9% in December of 2012.
The state's unemployment rate was 7.1% last month.
Meanwhile, New York state's private sector job count increased by 109,900 from December of 2012 to December of 2013.