The overall unemployment rate for the state of New York decreased from 7.6% in July to 7.4% in August.
Yates County has the second lowest jobless rate, just after Herkimer County, at 3.9%.
Schuyler County is has a rate of 4.9%.
Ontario and Tompkins Counties are both at 4.4% and Steuben is at 5.3%.
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