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Napa, California Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Napa fell 0.9 percentage points in November 2020 to 6.0%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 2.2 percentage points lower than the California rate. The unemployment rate in Napa peaked in April 2020 at 16.1% and is now 10.1 percentage points lower. You can also compare Napa unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.7% -0.2 +3.1
California 8.2% -0.8 +4.3
Napa 6.0% -0.9 +3.4
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2020 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 April 2020 at 11,734. There are now 7,418 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 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Napa 4,316 -694 +2,405

Number of Unemployed Persons

Napa, California Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
California
Unemployment Rate
Napa
Unemployment Rate
Napa
Unemployed
December
2020
6.7%
November
2020
6.7% 8.2% 6.0% 4,316
October
2020
6.9% 9.0% 6.9% 5,010
September
2020
7.8% 11.1% 8.3% 5,756
August
2020
8.4% 11.2% 8.3% 5,753
July
2020
10.2% 13.5% 10.7% 7,596
June
2020
11.1% 14.9% 12.8% 9,290
May
2020
13.3% 16.4% 15.1% 10,826
April
2020
14.8% 16.4% 16.1% 11,734
March
2020
4.4% 5.5% 3.7% 2,705
February
2020
3.5% 3.9% 2.6% 1,965
January
2020
3.5% 3.9% 2.6% 1,944

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.