From October 2015 to October 2016, Schuyler County has continued to stand out within the Southern Tier region of New York. The county has had sustainable growth with a 2.6% increase in the Private sector jobs. This number includes a 11.1% increase in production of goods jobs and 16.7% increase in manufacturing jobs. In comparison with the Southern Tier, production of goods employment is 12.3% higher and manufacturing is 18.7% higher within Schuyler.
These positive trends have not only set Schuyler County apart from the Region but within the state of New York, the third largest economy in the country. The growth within the private sector employment in the county is 1.4% higher than the State with a 11.9% higher increase in production and 16.6% in manufacturing. These numbers are very similar in comparison to the country with 11% higher in production and 14.1% higher in manufacturing.
The Schuyler County government and Schuyler County Partnership for Economic Development (SCOPED) is committed to continuing to grow our local economy. We are dedicated to continue these positive trend to a building a stronger, thriving and sustainable economy in Schuyler County.