State average: $3.841/gallon (last year $3.721).
Upstate avg.: $3.811/gallon (last year $3.674).
Local: Citgo Inlet $3.939; Citgo Wells $3.919; Stewart's Indian Lake $3.939; Stewart's Long Lake $3.939; One Stop Indian Lake $3.939; Mountain Market Speculator $3.919 cash and $3.979 credit; Casey's Corner Piseco $3.959.
Statewide avg.: $4.127/gallon (last year $3.928).
Local: Mountain Market Speculator $4.299 cash and $4.359 credit; Casey's Corner Piseco $4.259.
Statewide avg.: $3.959/gallon (last year $3.846).
North Country avg.: $3.861/gallon (last year $3.673).
Statewide avg.: $3.041/gallon (last year $2.682).
North Country avg.: $3.047 (last year $2.867).
Statewide avg.: 20.87 cents / kilowatt hour (March).
March 2013: 18.26 cents / kilowatt hour
Average energy prices as of June 2 are from New York State Energy Research and Development Authority with statewide and North Country prices for 87-octane gasoline from NYSERDA and Oil Price Information Service; residential electricity prices are from U.S. Energy Information Administration.
LATEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATES
NYS: April 2014 - 7.4%; April 2014 - 6.1%
Hamilton County: April 2014 - 11.2%; April 2014 - 8.8%
Note: Hamilton County always has one of the highest unemployment rates in the winter and one of the lowest in the summer.