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Vallejo-Fairfield, California Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Vallejo fell 0.5 percentage points in November 2017 to 4.2%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.4 percentage points lower than the California rate. The unemployment rate in Vallejo peaked in November 2010 at 12.7% and is now 8.5 percentage points lower. You can also compare Vallejo 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
Vallejo 4.2% -0.5 -1.1
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: Vallejo, California, National

Vallejo, California monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Vallejo, California Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Vallejo peaked in November 2010 at 25,637. There are now 16,839 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Vallejo employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Vallejo, California) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
Vallejo 8,798 -930 -2,322

Number of Unemployed Persons

Vallejo, California Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
California
Unemployment Rate
Vallejo
Unemployment Rate
Vallejo
Unemployed
December
2017
4.1%
November
2017
4.1% 4.6% 4.2% 8,798
October
2017
4.1% 4.9% 4.7% 9,728
September
2017
4.2% 5.1% 5.0% 10,514
August
2017
4.4% 5.1% 5.2% 10,811
July
2017
4.3% 4.8% 5.0% 10,252
June
2017
4.3% 4.7% 4.9% 10,008
May
2017
4.3% 4.7% 4.8% 9,864
April
2017
4.4% 4.8% 4.9% 10,149
March
2017
4.5% 4.9% 5.0% 10,301
February
2017
4.7% 5.0% 5.1% 10,600
January
2017
4.8% 5.2% 5.2% 10,903

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.