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Average per-gallon milk price paid to N.Y. dairy farmers

Up 10.9 percent in 12 months

$1.73 in May 2013

$1.72 in April 2013

$1.56 in May 2012

Source: NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets



Average upstate N.Y. price for gallon of regular unleaded gas

Down 6.0 percent in 12 months

$3.66 in May 2013

$3.75 in April 2013

$3.89 in May 2012



Average north country region price for gallon of home heating oil

Down 4.4 percent in 12 months

$3.70 in May 2013

$4.02 in April 2013

$3.87 in May 2012



Average north country region price for gallon of residential propane

Down 10.2 percent in 12 months

$2.91 in May 2013

$3.02 in April 2013

$3.24 in May 2012

Source: NYS Energy Research and Development Authority



Open welfare cases in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties (cash assistance)

Up 6.1 percent in 12 months

2,054 in May 2013

2,055 in April 2013

1,936 in May 2012

Source: Social Services Dept. of Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties



Single-family homes sold by Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors

Number sold down 31.8 percent, price up 1.4 percent in 12 months

73, median price $145,000 in May 2013

63, median price $147,000 in April 2013

107, median price $143,000 in May 2012



Single-family homes sold by St. Lawrence Board of Realtors

Number sold down 21.3 percent, price up 2.8 percent in 12 months

48, median price $70,950 in May 2013

28, median price $45,875 in April 2013

61, median price $69,000 in May 2012



Source: Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors Inc. and St. Lawrence County Board of Realtors.



Nonagricultural jobs in tri-county area (not including military positions)

Up 2.2 percent in 12 months

91,200 in May 2013

92,200 in April 2013

89,200 in May 2012



Unemployment rates by county (not seasonally adjusted)



Jefferson County: Down 0.6 percentage point in 12 months

9.0 percent in May 2013

11.4 percent in April 2013

9.6 in May 2012



Lewis County: Down 0.6 percentage point in 12 months

9.3 percent in May 2013

10.3 percent in April 2013

9.9 percent in May 2012



St. Lawrence County: Down 1.0 percentage point in 12 months

9.2 percent in May 2013

9.8 percent in April 2013

10.2 percent in May 2012

Source: NYS Department of Labor



Vehicles crossing Thousand Islands, Ogdensburg-Prescott

and Seaway International (Massena) bridges

Down 2.0 percent in 12 months

443,233 in May 2013

389,311 in April 2013

452,320 in May 2012

Source: T.I. Bridge Authority, Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Authority, Seaway Int’l. Bridge Corp



Passengers at Watertown International Airport (inbound and outbound)

Up 36.7 percent in 12 months

3,350 in May 2013

2,957 in April 2013

2,451 in May 2012

Source: Jefferson County Board of Legislators



U.S. Canadian dollar exchange rate (number of Canadian dollars per U.S. dollar)

No change in 12 months

$1.03 on May 30, 2013

$1.01 on April 30, 2013

$1.03 on May 30, 2012

Source: Federal Reserve Bank of N.Y.



New automobiles registered in Jefferson County



Cars: Up 11.0 percent in 12 months

526 in May 2013

491 in April 2013

474 in May 2012

Trucks: Up 56.4 percent in 12 months

122 in May 2013

92 in April 2013

78 in May 2012

Source: Jefferson County Clerk’s Office

Due to updates in some categories, numbers may differ from previously published prior month and year figures.

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