State average: $3.888/gallon (last year $4.032).
Upstate avg.: $3.867/gallon (last year $4.031).
Local: Citgo Inlet $3.999; Citgo Wells 3.999; Stewart’s Indian Lake $3.979; Stewart’s Long Lake $3.959 One Stop Indian Lake $3.999 Mountain Market Speculator $3.929 cash and $3.989 credit; Casey’s Corner Piseco $3.999.
Statewide avg.: $4.109/gallon (last year $4.279).
Local: Mountain Market Speculator $4.479 cash and $4.539 credit; Casey’s Corner Piseco $4.259.
Statewide avg.: $4.086/gallon (last year $4.156).
North Country avg.: 3.971/gallon (last year $4.079).
Statewide avg.: $2.825/gallon (last year $3.111).
North Country avg.: $3.093 (last year $3.488).
LATEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATES
NYS Jan. 2012 - 9.1%; Jan. 2013 - 9.4%
Hamilton County Jan. 2012 - 11.4%; Jan. 2013 - 11.4%
Note: Hamilton County always has one of the highest unemployment rates in the winter and one of the lowest unemployment rates in the summer.
Average energy prices as of April 1 (source New York State Energy Research and Development Authority). Gasoline prices (regular) as of April 1 are provided by Oil Price Information Service and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority for statewide and North Country averages April 1.