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

Down 0.6 percent in 12 months

$1.83 in January 2013

$2.04 in December 2012

$1.82 in January 2012

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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 2.2 percent in 12 months

$3.69 in January 2013

$3.72 in December 2012

$3.61 in January 2012



Average north country region price for gallon of home heating oil

Up 2.3 percent in 12 months

$3.99 in January 2013

$3.96 in December 2012

$3.90 in January 2012



Average north country region price for gallon of residential propane

Down 12.8 percent in 12 months

$3.01 in January 2013

$2.97 in December 2012

$3.45 in January 2012



Source: NYS Energy Research and Development Authority



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

(cash assistance)

Up 4.6 percent in 12 months

2,077 in January 2013

1,973 in December 2012

1,985 in January 2012



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



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

Number sold up 23.6 percent, price up 18.3 percent in 12 months

68, median price $134,900 in January 2013

@$ID/NormalParagraphStyle:96, median price $142,500 in December 2012

55, median price $114,000 in January 2012



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

Number sold up 72 percent, price down 13.1 percent in 12 months

43, median price $87,500 in January 2013

45, median price $75,650 in December 2012

25, median price $100,700 in January 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)

Virually unchanged in 12 months

86,000 in January 2013

90,200 in December 2012

86,500 in January 2012



Unemployment rates by county (not seasonally adjusted)

Jefferson County

Up 0.4 percentage point in 12 months

12.3 percent in January 2013

10.8 percent in December 2012

11.9 percent in January 2012



Lewis County

Up 0.4 percentage point in 12 months

12.7 percent in January 2013

11.1 percent in December 2012

12.3 percent in January 2012



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Unchanged in 12 months

12.1 percent in January 2013

10.1 percent in December 2012

12.1 percent in January 2012



Source: NYS Department of Labor



Vehicles crossing Thousand Islands, Ogdensburg-Prescott

and Seaway International (Massena) bridges

Up 3.3 percent in 12 months

333,476 in January 2013

364,251 in December 2012

322,943 in January 2012



Source: T.I. Bridge Authority, Ogdensburg Bridge

& Port Authority, Seaway Int’l. Bridge Corp



Passengers at Watertown International Airport

(inbound and outbound)

Down 5 percent in 12 months

2,827 in January 2013

2,931 in December 2012

2,977 in January 2012



Source: Jefferson County Board of Legislators



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

per U.S. dollar)

Up 1 percent in 12 months

$1.01 on Jan. 25, 2013

$0.99 on Dec. 24, 2012

@$ID/NormalParagraphStyle:$1.00 on Jan. 27, 2012



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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