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Average per-gallon milk price paid to N.Y. dairy farmers down 12.2 percent in 12 months

January 2016 $1.58
December 2015 $1.64
January 2015 $1.80

Source: NYS Department of Agriculture

Average NNY price for gallon of regular unleaded gas down 17.3 percent in 12 months

January 2016 $2.11
December 2015 $2.21
January 2015 $2.55

Average NNY price for gallon of home heating oil down 27.6 percent in 12 months

January 2016 $2.23
December 2015 $2.33
January 2015 $3.08

Average NNY price for gallon of residential propane down 9.9 percent in 12 months

January 2016 $2.56
December 2015 $2.47
January 2015 $2.84

Source: NYS Energy Research and Development Authority

Vehicles crossing the Thousand Islands, Ogdensburg-Prescott and Seaway International (Massena) bridges down 0.3 percent in 12 months

319,740 in January 2016
349,266 in December 2015
320,796 in January 2015

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 11.0 percent in 12 months

$1.41 on Jan. 29, 2016
$1.38 on Dec. 31, 2015
$1.27 on Jan. 31, 2015

Source: Federal Reserve Bank of N.Y.

Nonagriculture jobs in the Jefferson-Lewis-St. Lawrence counties area, not including military jobs up 1.0 percent in 12 months

87,600 in January 2016
91,100 in December 2015
86,700 in January 2015

Source: NYS Department of Labor

Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors single-family home sales unchanged in 12 months; prices down 9.3 percent in 12 months

70, median price $151,500 in January 2016
112, median price $125,000 in December 2015
70, median price $159,900 in January 2015

Source: Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors Inc.

St. Lawrence Board of Realtors single-family home sales u 21.9 percent in 12 months; prices down 1.5 percent in 12 months

39, median price $90,350 in January 2016
53, median price $106,000 in December 2015
32, median price $87,000 in January 2015

Source: St. Lawrence Board of Realtors Inc.

New automobiles (cars & trucks) registered in Jefferson County

Cars down 2.3 percent in 12 months

302 in January 2016
396 in December 2015
309 in January 2015

Trucks down 7.6 percent in 12 months

109 in January 2016
117 in December 2015
118 in January 2015

Source: Jefferson County Clerk’s Office

Passengers at Watertown International Airport down 2.1 percent in 12 months

2,248 inbound and outbound in January 2016
2,655 inbound and outbound in December 2015
2,297 inbound and outbound in January 2015

Source: Jefferson County Board of Legislators

Open welfare cases in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties down 0.9 percent in 12 months

2,340 in January 2016
2,305 in December 2015
2,361 in January 2015

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

NNY unemployment rates

Jefferson County

Down 1.3 percentage points in 12 months

January 2016 7.4 percent
December 2015 6.8 percent
January 2015 8.7 percent

St. Lawrence County

Down 1.2 percentage points in 12 months

January 2016 7.5 percent
December 2015 6.0 percent
January 2015 8.7 percent

Lewis County

Down 1.3 percentage points in 12 months

January 2016 8.2 percent
December 2015 6.7 percent
January 2015 9.5 percent

New York State

Down 0.9 percentage points in 12 months

January 2016 5.5 percent
December 2015 4.7 percent
January 2015 6.4 percent

United States

Down 0.8 percentage points in 12 months

January 2016 5.3 percent
December 2015 4.8 percent
January 2015 6.1 percent

Source: U.S. Department of Labor and New York State Department of Labor (Not seasonally adjusted. Latest available data reported.) 

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