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Napa, California Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Napa fell 2.2 percentage points in July 2020 to 10.6%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 2.9 percentage points lower than the California rate. The unemployment rate in Napa peaked in April 2020 at 16.1% and is now 5.5 percentage points lower. You can also compare Napa unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 10.2% -0.9 +6.5
California 13.5% -1.4 +9.5
Napa 10.6% -2.2 +7.7
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2020 data as August 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 4,246 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Napa employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Napa, California) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Napa 7,488 -1,802 +5,369

Number of Unemployed Persons

Napa, California Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
California
Unemployment Rate
Napa
Unemployment Rate
Napa
Unemployed
August
2020
8.4% 11.4%
July
2020
10.2% 13.5% 10.6% 7,488
June
2020
11.1% 14.9% 12.8% 9,290
May
2020
13.3% 16.4% 15.1% 10,826
April
2020
14.7% 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
3.6% 3.9% 2.6% 1,944
December
2019
3.5% 3.9% 2.5% 1,862
November
2019
3.5% 3.9% 2.6% 1,911
October
2019
3.6% 3.9% 2.6% 1,967
September
2019
3.5% 3.9% 2.7% 2,024

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.