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Glens Falls, New York Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Glens Falls rose 0.2 percentage points in July 2022 to 3.4%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.0 percentage points lower than the New York rate. The unemployment rate in Glens Falls peaked in April 2020 at 17.2% and is now 13.8 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.0% in April 2022, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.4 percentage points. You can also compare Glens Falls unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.5% -0.1 -1.9
New York 4.4% 0.0 -2.5
Glens Falls 3.4% +0.2 -1.9
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2022 data as August 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 10,045. There are now 8,029 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,779 in April 2022, the number of unemployed has now grown by 237. Glens Falls employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Glens Falls, New York) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Glens Falls 2,016 +108 -1,094

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
August
2022
3.7%
July
2022
3.5% 4.4% 3.4% 2,016
June
2022
3.6% 4.4% 3.2% 1,908
May
2022
3.6% 4.4% 3.1% 1,823
April
2022
3.6% 4.5% 3.0% 1,779
March
2022
3.6% 4.6% 3.1% 1,837
February
2022
3.8% 4.9% 3.3% 1,949
January
2022
4.0% 5.3% 3.6% 2,134
December
2021
3.9% 5.4% 4.0% 2,362
November
2021
4.2% 5.4% 4.1% 2,371
October
2021
4.6% 5.7% 4.2% 2,436
September
2021
4.7% 6.0% 4.5% 2,620

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.