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Napa, California Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Napa fell 0.7 percentage points in November 2017 to 3.2%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.4 percentage points lower than the California rate. The unemployment rate in Napa peaked in March 2010 at 10.6% and is now 7.4 percentage points lower. You can also compare Napa unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.1% 0.0 -0.5
California 4.6% -0.3 -0.7
Napa 3.2% -0.7 -0.9
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2017 data as December metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Napa, California, National

Napa, California monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Napa, California Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Napa peaked in March 2010 at 7,417. There are now 5,029 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Napa employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Napa, California) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
Napa 2,388 -533 -627

Number of Unemployed Persons

Napa, California Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
California
Unemployment Rate
Napa
Unemployment Rate
Napa
Unemployed
December
2017
4.1%
November
2017
4.1% 4.6% 3.2% 2,388
October
2017
4.1% 4.9% 3.9% 2,921
September
2017
4.2% 5.1% 3.8% 2,818
August
2017
4.4% 5.1% 3.9% 2,934
July
2017
4.3% 4.8% 3.8% 2,849
June
2017
4.3% 4.7% 3.8% 2,776
May
2017
4.3% 4.7% 3.7% 2,715
April
2017
4.4% 4.8% 3.7% 2,736
March
2017
4.5% 4.9% 3.8% 2,755
February
2017
4.7% 5.0% 3.9% 2,833
January
2017
4.8% 5.2% 4.1% 2,972

1. Metro area unemployment rates are now seasonally adjusted. The BLS has started publishing smoothed seasonally adjusted metropolitan area data which makes comparisons to state and national data more relevant than the unadjusted numbers.