Otsego County Unemployment Holds Steady

Unemployment in Otsego County was slightly lower last month than in January according to figures released by the New York State Department Of Labor.

The county rate was 6 percent in February compared to 6.1 percent a month earlier and 5.9 percent in February 2016.

February unemployment in Delaware County’s was unchanged from January at 6.6 percent and in Chenango County it was up a tenth to 6.3 percent.

New York county had the lowest unemployment rate at 4.2 percent with Hamilton County the highest at 10 percent.