ALBANY — The Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area had an estimated 10.5% unemployment rate in June, the state Department of Labor reported Tuesday.
It was the second-lowest rate among the state’s 15 metro area, after Ithaca (8.9%).
New York City, hardest-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and the last region of the state to begin reopening its economy, had the highest jobless rate: 20.4%.
The state as a whole had an estimated 15.6% jobless rate in June.
Across the greater Capital Region, here are the individual county-level unemployment rates:
- Albany 10.4%
- Fulton 11.3%
- Montgomery 11.6%
- Rensselaer 9.9%
- Saratoga 10.2%
- Schenectady 11.7%
- Schoharie 9.3%
- Warren 11.6%
- Washington 9.8%
The Albany metro area’s 10.5% June unemployment rate was triple the 3.5% rate in June 2019.