Long Island unemployment levels in March

The overall unemployment rate was down two-tenths of a point to 4 percent in March for Long Island, rising only in Long Beach, where it was recorded at 3.5 percent. The charts show March rates for 2017 and 2016 and the table below gives details. This data posted on April 25, 2017.

MARCH 2017Labor ForceEmployedUnemployedRate (%)
Long Island1,464,6001,406,00058,6004.0
     
Nassau County693,000667,30025,7003.7
  Freeport22,60021,4001,2005.3
  Glen Cove14,10013,4007004.6
  Hempstead Town395,200379,70015,5003.9
  Hempstead Village27,50025,9001,6005.9
  Long Beach19,40018,7007003.5
  N. Hempstead Town111,700107,9003,8003.4
  Oyster Bay Town152,700147,6005,1003.4
  Rockville Centre11,90011,5004003.4
  Valley Stream19,40018,7007003.8
     
Suffolk County771,600738,70032,9004.3
  Babylon Town110,600105,8004,8004.3
  Brookhaven Town251,600241,30010,3004.1
  Huntington Town103,50099,5003,9003.8
  Islip Town177,200169,8007,4004.2
  Lindenhurst Village15,10014,5006003.9
  Riverhead Town16,00015,2008005.3
  Smithtown Town59,30057,3002,0003.4
  Southampton Town29,30027,6001,7005.9
     
New York City4,223,7004,050,400173,3004.1
New York State9,616,6009,196,300420,4004.4
     
MARCH 2016Labor ForceEmployedUnemployedRate (%)
Long Island1,477,7001,414,90062,7004.2
     
Nassau County698,900671,60027,4003.9
  Freeport22,80021,5001,3005.6
  Glen Cove14,20013,5007004.8
  Hempstead Town398,600382,10016,5004.1
  Hempstead Village27,80026,1001,7006.2
  Long Beach19,50018,8006003.3
  N. Hempstead Town112,600108,6004,1003.6
  Oyster Bay Town154,100148,6005,5003.6
  Rockville Centre12,10011,6004003.6
  Valley Stream19,60018,8008004.0
     
Suffolk County778,800743,40035,4004.5
  Babylon Town111,700106,5005,2004.7
  Brookhaven Town253,900242,80011,1004.4
  Huntington Town104,200100,2004,0003.8
  Islip Town179,100170,9008,2004.6
  Lindenhurst Village15,30014,6006004.1
  Riverhead Town16,20015,3009005.8
  Smithtown Town59,80057,6002,1003.6
  Southampton Town29,50027,7001,8006.1
     
New York City4,175,8003,951,300224,5005.4
New York State9,650,2009,161,600488,6005.1
     
FEB 2017Labor ForceEmployedUnemployedRate (%)
Long Island1,454,0001,386,60067,4004.6
     
Nassau County687,500657,90029,6004.3
  Freeport22,50021,1001,4006.0
  Glen Cove14,00013,2008005.5
  Hempstead Town391,900374,40017,5004.5
  Hempstead Village27,30025,5001,8006.4
  Long Beach19,20018,5008004.0
  N. Hempstead Town110,900106,4004,5004.1
  Oyster Bay Town151,500145,5006,0003.9
  Rockville Centre11,80011,4005003.9
  Valley Stream19,30018,4008004.4
     
Suffolk County766,500728,60037,8004.9
  Babylon Town109,800104,4005,5005.0
  Brookhaven Town249,800238,00011,7004.7
  Huntington Town102,70098,2004,5004.4
  Islip Town176,100167,5008,6004.9
  Lindenhurst Village15,00014,3007004.4
  Riverhead Town16,00015,0001,0006.3
  Smithtown Town58,80056,5002,3003.9
  Southampton Town29,20027,2002,0006.9
     
New York City4,184,0003,985,200198,8004.8
New York State9,558,0009,076,300481,7005.0

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