Jobless Rate In Rochester at 30 Year Low

The unemployment rate in the Rochester metro is close to a 3-decade low.

The state Labor Depaertment says the preliminary jobless rate for October stands at just 2.5 percent

If that number holds, it would be the lowest unemployment rate for the area since at least 1990.

It's also 6-tenths of a percentage point lower than the September figure, and nearly 2 full points lower than the 4.4% statewide rate.

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