State average: $3.702/gallon (last year $3.701).
Upstate avg.: $3.656/gallon (last year $3.689).
Local: Citgo Inlet $3.799; Citgo Wells $3.799; Stewart's Indian Lake $3.739; Stewart's Long Lake $3.739; One Stop Indian Lake $3.759; Mountain Market Speculator $3.709 cash and $3.769 credit; Casey's Corner Piseco $3.899.
Statewide avg.: $3.907/gallon (last year $3.909).
Local: Mountain Market Speculator $3.959 cash and $4.019 credit; Casey's Corner Piseco $4.259.
Statewide avg.: $3.819/gallon (last year $3.759).
North Country avg.: $3.614/gallon (last year $3.719).
Statewide avg.: $2.652/gallon (last year $2.814).
North Country avg.: $2.807 (last year $3.096).
Average energy prices as of June 17 are from New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. Statewide and North Country prices for regular gasoline (87 octane) as of June 17 are from Oil Price Information Service and NYSERDA.
LATEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATES
NYS: April 2012 - 8.1%; April 2013 - 7.3%
Ham. Co.: April 2012 - 11.6%; April 2013 - 11.4%
Note: Hamilton County always has one of the highest unemployment rates in the winter and one of the lowest in the summer.