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Vallejo-Fairfield, California Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Vallejo fell 0.1 percentage points in July 2019 to 3.9%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.2 percentage points lower than the California rate. The unemployment rate in Vallejo peaked in November 2010 at 12.7% and is now 8.8 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.8% in July 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.1 percentage points. You can also compare Vallejo unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.7% 0.0 -0.2
California 4.1% -0.1 0.0
Vallejo 3.9% -0.1 +0.1
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2019 data as August 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 25,574. There are now 17,427 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 7,960 in September 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 187. Vallejo employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Vallejo, California) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Vallejo 8,147 -135 +118

Number of Unemployed Persons

Vallejo, California Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
California
Unemployment Rate
Vallejo
Unemployment Rate
Vallejo
Unemployed
September
2019
3.5%
August
2019
3.7% 4.1%
July
2019
3.7% 4.1% 3.9% 8,147
June
2019
3.7% 4.2% 4.0% 8,282
May
2019
3.6% 4.2% 4.0% 8,426
April
2019
3.6% 4.3% 4.1% 8,556
March
2019
3.8% 4.3% 4.1% 8,566
February
2019
3.8% 4.2% 4.0% 8,374
January
2019
4.0% 4.2% 3.9% 8,238
December
2018
3.9% 4.1% 3.8% 8,010
November
2018
3.7% 4.1% 3.8% 8,000
October
2018
3.8% 4.1% 3.8% 7,971

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.