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 April 2022

For the 12-month period ending April 2023, the nonfarm job count in the Utica-Rome metro increased 1,600, or 1.3 percent, to 121,900.  Private sector employment rose 1,400, or 1.5 percent, to 92,000.

Job gains were posted in:  private education and health services (+900), leisure and hospitality (+700), and government (+200).  Professional and business services (-300) declined over the year.

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

April 2023 March 2023 April 2022
2.8% 3.6% 3.4%

The unemployment rate in the Utica-Rome MSA declined from 3.4 percent in April 2022 to 2.8 percent in April 2023.  The unemployment rate was 3.6 percent in March.


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]