Town of Monroe, City of Yonkers have highest unemployment in region

HUDSON VALLEY – June unemployment in the Town of Monroe reached 19.7 percent, the highest in the Hudson Valley. The City of Yonkers was second highest at 17.1 percent. The Hudson Valley average for the month was 12.2 percent.

The high numbers continue to reflect the economic impacts of COVID-19.

The City of Mount Vernon reflected 16.7 percent joblessness in June while the Town of Haverstraw had 15.9 percent unemployment.

The Town of Mamaroneck had the lowest rate of joblessness in June at 9.7 percent. That was followed by the Village of Harrison and Town of Rye, each with 10.3 percent, the Village of Port Chester at 10.5 percent and the Town of Ramapo at 10.7 percent.

MUNICIPALITY JUNE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
State rate 12.2 %
Lowest Hudson rates
Mamaroneck Town 9.7 %
Harrison Village 10.3 %
RyeTown 10.3 %
Ramapo Town 10.7 %
Ossining Town 10.8 %
Mount Pleasant Town 10.8 %
Greenburgh Town 10.8 %
Cortlandt Town 11.0 %
Eastchester Town 11.0 %
Highest Hudson rates
Monroe Town 19.7 %
Yonkers City 17.1 %
Mount Vernon City 16.7 %
Haverstraw Town 15.9 %
Poughkeepsie City 15.9 %
Newburgh City 15.7 %
Middletown City 15.5 %
Wallkill Town 13.8 %
New Windsor Town 12.9 %

 



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