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Vallejo-Fairfield, California Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Vallejo rose 0.1 percentage points in April 2023 to 4.4%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.1 percentage points lower than the California rate. The unemployment rate in Vallejo peaked in April 2020 at 16.3% and is now 11.9 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.9% in June 2022, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.5 percentage points. You can also compare Vallejo unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2023 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.4% -0.1 -0.2
California 4.5% +0.1 +0.4
Vallejo 4.4% +0.1 +0.2
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2023 data as May 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 April 2020 at 32,833. There are now 23,991 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 7,835 in July 2022, the number of unemployed has now grown by 1,007. Vallejo employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Vallejo, California) is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2023 Month/Month Year/Year
Vallejo 8,842 +145 +298

Number of Unemployed Persons

Vallejo, California Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
California
Unemployment Rate
Vallejo
Unemployment Rate
Vallejo
Unemployed
May
2023
3.7%
April
2023
3.4% 4.5% 4.4% 8,842
March
2023
3.5% 4.4% 4.3% 8,697
February
2023
3.6% 4.4% 4.2% 8,427
January
2023
3.4% 4.2% 4.1% 8,213
December
2022
3.5% 4.1% 4.0% 8,115
November
2022
3.6% 4.1% 4.0% 8,121
October
2022
3.7% 4.1% 4.0% 8,096
September
2022
3.5% 4.0% 4.0% 8,005
August
2022
3.7% 3.8% 3.9% 7,896
July
2022
3.5% 3.8% 3.9% 7,835
June
2022
3.6% 3.9% 3.9% 7,904

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.