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Napa, California Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Napa fell 0.8 percentage points in November 2021 to 4.7%. 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 17.8% and is now 13.1 percentage points lower. You can also compare Napa unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.2% -0.4 -2.5
California 6.9% -0.4 -1.8
Napa 4.7% -0.8 -1.6
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2021 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 11,898. There are now 8,672 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 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Napa 3,226 -608 -1,030

Number of Unemployed Persons

Napa, California Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
California
Unemployment Rate
Napa
Unemployment Rate
Napa
Unemployed
December
2021
3.9%
November
2021
4.2% 6.9% 4.7% 3,226
October
2021
4.6% 7.3% 5.5% 3,834
September
2021
4.7% 7.5% 5.8% 4,002
August
2021
5.2% 7.5% 6.0% 4,164
July
2021
5.4% 7.6% 6.2% 4,252
June
2021
5.9% 7.6% 6.3% 4,334
May
2021
5.8% 7.7% 6.3% 4,364
April
2021
6.0% 8.0% 6.5% 4,432
March
2021
6.0% 8.3% 6.6% 4,517
February
2021
6.2% 8.5% 6.9% 4,711
January
2021
6.4% 9.0% 7.8% 5,349

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.