The New York State Department of Labor does not provide statistics for individual towns. However, the unemployment rate for Westchester County was 6.4% in the late spring of this year, according to the U.S. Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. This was the second lowest unemployment rate in New York state, behind the 6% rate in the NewYork-Northern New Jersey-Long Island metro region.

In the late spring of 2010, the unemployment rate in Westchesdter was 7%, compared to 7.3% in July 2009 and 5% in July 2008. New York state’s unemployment rate at the end of May was 7.8%, down from 8.3% in that period the year before.