Street view of Utica, New York

Labor Statistics for the Mohawk Valley Region

Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Oneida, Otsego and Schoharie Counties
Labor Statistics for the Mohawk Valley Region

Developments in the Mohawk Valley Labor Market

Change in Nonfarm Jobs since June 2023

For the 12-month period ending June 2024, the nonfarm job count in the Utica-Rome metro increased 2,200, or 1.8%, to 125,800.  Private sector employment grew 1,300, or 1.4%, to 95,500. 

Job gains were posted in private education and health services (+1,500), government (+900), and mining, logging, and construction (+200).

Job losses occurred in manufacturing (-200) and trade, transportation, and utilities (-200).

Utica-Rome Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
Unemployment Rates, Not Seasonally Adjusted 

June 2024May 2024June 2023

The unemployment rate in the Utica-Rome metro rose from 3.5% in June 2023 to 3.8% in June 2024.  The unemployment rate was 4.0% in May.


For More Information Please Contact:

Brion Acton
NYS Department of Labor
State Office Bldg.
207 Genesee St., Suite 203
Utica, NY 13501

Phone: (315) 793-2282
Fax: (315) 793-2354
Email: [email protected]