Economic Snapshot – Sept. 2014

Average per-gallon milk price paid to N.Y. dairy farmers

Up 19.1 percent in 12 months
July 2014 $2.18
June 2014 $2.17
July 2013 $1.83

Source: NYS Department of Agriculture

Average NNY price for gallon of regular unleaded gas

Up 1.1 percent in 12 months
July 2014 $3.80
June 2014 $3.80
July 2013 $3.76

Average NNY price for gallon of home heating oil

Up 3.0 percent in 12 month
July 2014 $3.78
June 2014 $3.84
July 2013 $3.67

Average NNY price for gallon of residential propane

Up 5.6 percent in 12 months
July 2014 $3.00
June 2014 $3.00
July 2013 $2.84

Source: NYS Energy Research and Development Authority

Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors single-family home sales

Number sold down 5.8 percent in 12 months, price down 6.4 percent in 12 months
113, median price $139,000 in July 2014
115, median price $139,000 in June 2014
120, median price $148,450 in July 2013

Source: Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors Inc.

Vehicles crossing the Thousand Islands, Ogdensburg-Prescott and Seaway International (Massena) bridges

Up 5.3 percent in 12 months
564,476 in July 2014
481,219 in June 2014
536,036 in July 2013

Source: T.I. Bridge Authority, Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Authority, Seaway International Bridge Corp.

U.S.-Canadian dollar exchange rate (Canadian dollars per U.S. dollar)

Up 5.8 percent in 12 months
$1.09 on July 31, 2014
$1.07 on June 30, 2014
$1.03 on July 31, 2013

Source: Federal Reserve Bank of N.Y.

Nonagriculture jobs in the Jefferson-Lewis-St. Lawrence counties area, not including military positions

89,000 in July 2014
91,300 in June 2014
89,000 in July 2013

Source: NYS Department of Labor

St. Lawrence Board of Realtors single-family home sales

Number sold down 24.0 percent in 12 months, price down 5.2 percent in 12 months
54, median price $91,000 in July 2014
57, median price $97,000 in June 2014
71, median price $96,000 in July 2013

Source: St. Lawrence Board of Realtors Inc.

New automobiles (cars and trucks) registered in Jefferson County

Cars

Up 7.7 percent in 12 months
571 in July 2014
615 in June 2014
530 in July 2013

Trucks

Down 13.6 percent in 12 months
114 in July 2014
113 in June 2014
132 in July 2013

Source: Jefferson County Clerk’s Office

Passengers at Watertown International Airport

Up 13.3 percent in 12 months
4,574 inbound and outbound in July 2014
3,270 inbound and outbound in June 2014
4,036 inbound and outbound in July 2013

Source: Jefferson County Board of Legislators

Open welfare cases in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties

Increased in 12 months
2,302 in July 2014
2,322 in June 2014
2,008 in July 2013

Source: Social Service Depts. of Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties

Unemployment rates by county (not seasonally adjusted)

Jefferson County
Down 1.4 percentage points in 12 months
7.3 percent in July 2014
7.1 percent in June 2013
8.7 percent in July 2013

Lewis County
Down 1.4 percentage points in 12 months
7.1 percent in July 2014
7.0 percent in June 2013
8.5 percent in July 2013

St. Lawrence County
Down 1.2 percentage point in 12 months
8.3 percent in July 2014
7.8 percent in June 2013
9.5 percent in July 2013

Source: NYS Department of Labor

Jefferson County DBAs – Sept. 2014

DBA (doing business under an assumed name) certificates filed at the Jefferson County Clerk’s office Aug. 1  to Aug. 29, 2014:  [Read more…]

Jefferson County DBAs – April 2014

DBA (doing business under an assumed name) certificates filed at the Jefferson County Clerk’s office for the month of April 2014: [Read more…]

Economic Snapshot – April 2014

Average per-gallon milk price paid to N.Y. dairy farmers

Up 18.08 percent in 12 months
$2.09 in February 2014
$2.05 in January 2014
$1.77 in February 2013
Source: NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets [Read more…]

Jefferson County DBAs – March 2014

DBA (doing business under an assumed name) certificates filed at the Jefferson County Clerk’s office for the month of March 2014:

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Jefferson County DBAs – February 2014

DBA (doing business under an assumed name) certificates filed at the Jefferson County Clerk’s office for the month of February 2014:

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Jefferson County DBAs – January 2014

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Jefferson County DBAs – December 2013

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Lewis County property sales – September 2013

The following Lewis County property sales were recorded by the Lewis County Real Property Tax Service for the month of September 2013: [Read more…]

St. Lawrence County property sales – October 2013

The following property sales were recorded in the St. Lawrence County clerk’s office for the month of September 2013: [Read more…]