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Vineland-Bridgeton, New Jersey Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Vineland rose 0.3 percentage points in November 2017 to 7.7%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 2.6 percentage points higher than the New Jersey rate. The unemployment rate in Vineland peaked in December 2009 at 13.9% and is now 6.2 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 5.9% in March 2017, the unemployment rate has now grown by 1.8 percentage points. You can also compare Vineland unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.1% 0.0 -0.5
New Jersey 5.1% +0.2 +0.3
Vineland 7.7% +0.3 +0.8
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: Vineland, New Jersey, National

Vineland, New Jersey monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Vineland, New Jersey Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Vineland peaked in December 2009 at 9,811. There are now 4,457 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 3,939 in April 2017, the number of unemployed has now grown by 1,415. Vineland employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Vineland, New Jersey) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
Vineland 5,354 +272 +725

Number of Unemployed Persons

Vineland, New Jersey Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
New Jersey
Unemployment Rate
Vineland
Unemployment Rate
Vineland
Unemployed
December
2017
4.1%
November
2017
4.1% 5.1% 7.7% 5,354
October
2017
4.1% 4.9% 7.4% 5,082
September
2017
4.2% 4.7% 7.2% 4,991
August
2017
4.4% 4.5% 7.0% 4,802
July
2017
4.3% 4.2% 6.3% 4,291
June
2017
4.3% 4.1% 6.4% 4,269
May
2017
4.3% 4.1% 6.2% 4,131
April
2017
4.4% 4.1% 5.9% 3,939
March
2017
4.5% 4.2% 5.9% 3,955
February
2017
4.7% 4.5% 6.3% 4,253
January
2017
4.8% 4.6% 6.2% 4,211

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.