Labor Dept: The Bronx has highest unemployment rate in New York State

The statistics, which were released in January, say

The statistics, which were released in January, say that the Bronx has an unemployment rate of 13.4 percent, compared to the overall New York State rate of 8.4 percent. (Credit: News 12 )

THE BRONX - The Bronx has the highest percentage of people out of a job in New York State, according to the state Labor Department.

The statistics, which were released in January, say that the Bronx has an unemployment rate of 13.4 percent, compared to the overall New York State rate of 8.4 percent.

New York City's total unemployment rate is 9.9 percent.

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