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

Up 13.9 percent in 12 months

$2.04 in December 2012

$1.98 in November 2012

$1.79 in December 2011

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@$ID/NormalParagraphStyle:Source: NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets

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@$ID/NormalParagraphStyle:Average upstate N.Y. price for gallon of regular unleaded gas

Up 6.3 percent in 12 months

$3.72 in December 2012

$3.86 in November 2012

$3.50 in December 2011



Average north country region price for gallon of home heating oil

Up 2.9 percent in 12 months

$3.96 in December 2012

$3.94 in November 2012

$3.85 in December 2011



Average north country region price for gallon of residential propane

Down 12.9 percent in 12 months

$2.97 in December 2012

$2.96 in November 2012

$3.41 in December 2011



Source: NYS Energy Research and Development Authority



Open welfare cases in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties

(cash assistance)

Virtually unchanged in 12 months

1,973 in December 2012

1,969 in November 2012

1,954 in December 2011



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



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

Number sold down 14.4 percent, price up 8.5 percent in 12 months

95, median price $140,000 in December 2012

@$ID/NormalParagraphStyle:118, median price $144,250 in November 2012

111, median price $129,000 in December 2011



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

Number sold down 21.2 percent, price up 1.7 percent in 12 months

41, median price $77,000 in December 2012

58, median price $80,000 in November 2012

52, median price $75,750 in December 2011



Source: Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors Inc.

and St. Lawrence County Board of Realtors.



Nonagricultural jobs in tri-county area

(not including military positions)

Virtually unchanged in 12 months

91,100 in December 2012

91,100 in November 2012

91,400 in December 2011



Unemployment rates by county (not seasonally adjusted)

Jefferson County

Up 0.4 percentage point in 12 months

10.4 percent in December 2012

9.4 percent in November 2012

10.0 percent in December 2011



Lewis County

Up 0.7 percentage point in 12 months

10.7 percent in December 2012

9.0 percent in November 2012

10.0 percent in December 2011



@$ID/NormalParagraphStyle:St. Lawrence County

Up 0.3 percentage point in 12 months

10.2 percent in December 2012

9.4 percent in November 2012

9.9 percent in December 2011



Source: NYS Department of Labor



Vehicles crossing Thousand Islands, Ogdensburg-Prescott

and Seaway International (Massena) bridges

Down 2.7 percent in 12 months

364,251 in December 2012

411,040 in November 2012

374,381 in December 2011



Source: T.I. Bridge Authority, Ogdensburg Bridge

& Port Authority, Seaway Int’l. Bridge Corp



Passengers at Watertown International Airport

(inbound and outbound)

Down 19.5 percent in 12 months

2,931 in December 2012

3,035 in November 2012

3,640 in December 2011



Source: Jefferson County Board of Legislators



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

per U.S. dollar)

Down 2.9 percent in 12 months

$0.99 on Dec. 24, 2012

$0.99 on Nov. 23, 2012

@$ID/NormalParagraphStyle:$1.02 on Dec. 23, 2011



Source: Federal Reserve Bank of N.Y.



Due to updates in some categories, numbers may differ from previously published

prior month and year figures.

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