New York Unemployment Rate Report

New York Unemployment by County

New York Current Unemployment 9.6%

New York Historical Unemployment Trends


Since 2005 the unemployment rate in New York has ranged from 3.6% in November 2018 to 15.7% in May 2020. The current unemployment rate for New York is 9.6% for February 2021. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

NY Unemployment Rate by Month

2012 NY Unemployment Rate
Month/Year NY % National %
1/2021 9.4% 6.3%
2/2021 9.6% 6.2%