Department of Numbers

Glens Falls, New York Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Glens Falls fell 1.0 percentage points in November 2021 to 4.2%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 2.4 percentage points lower than the New York rate. The unemployment rate in Glens Falls peaked in April 2020 at 16.6% and is now 12.4 percentage points lower. You can also compare Glens Falls unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.2% -0.4 -2.5
New York 6.6% -0.3 -2.1
Glens Falls 4.2% -1.0 -1.3
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2021 data as December metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Glens Falls, New York, National

Glens Falls, New York monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Glens Falls, New York Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Glens Falls peaked in April 2020 at 9,348. There are now 6,896 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Glens Falls employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Glens Falls, New York) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Glens Falls 2,452 -558 -816

Number of Unemployed Persons

Glens Falls, New York Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
New York
Unemployment Rate
Glens Falls
Unemployment Rate
Glens Falls
Unemployed
December
2021
3.9%
November
2021
4.2% 6.6% 4.2% 2,452
October
2021
4.6% 6.9% 5.2% 3,010
September
2021
4.7% 7.1% 5.3% 3,110
August
2021
5.2% 7.4% 5.5% 3,186
July
2021
5.4% 7.6% 5.4% 3,198
June
2021
5.9% 7.7% 5.4% 3,196
May
2021
5.8% 7.8% 5.3% 3,183
April
2021
6.0% 8.2% 5.3% 3,199
March
2021
6.0% 8.4% 5.4% 3,210
February
2021
6.2% 8.9% 5.3% 3,185
January
2021
6.4% 8.8% 5.3% 3,164

1. Metro area unemployment rates are now seasonally adjusted. The BLS has started publishing smoothed seasonally adjusted metropolitan area data which makes comparisons to state and national data more relevant than the unadjusted numbers.