Department of Numbers

Vallejo-Fairfield, California Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Vallejo fell 0.3 percentage points in April 2022 to 4.9%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.3 percentage points higher than the California rate. The unemployment rate in Vallejo peaked in April 2020 at 15.8% and is now 10.9 percentage points lower. You can also compare Vallejo unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% 0.0 -2.4
California 4.6% -0.2 -3.7
Vallejo 4.9% -0.3 -3.5
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2022 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 31,478. There are now 21,690 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Vallejo employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Vallejo, California) is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Vallejo 9,788 -680 -6,899

Number of Unemployed Persons

Vallejo, California Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
California
Unemployment Rate
Vallejo
Unemployment Rate
Vallejo
Unemployed
May
2022
3.6%
April
2022
3.6% 4.6% 4.9% 9,788
March
2022
3.6% 4.8% 5.2% 10,468
February
2022
3.8% 5.3% 5.6% 11,239
January
2022
4.0% 5.7% 5.9% 11,874
December
2021
3.9% 5.8% 6.3% 12,497
November
2021
4.2% 5.8% 6.2% 12,427
October
2021
4.6% 6.1% 6.3% 12,560
September
2021
4.7% 6.4% 6.6% 13,258
August
2021
5.2% 7.0% 7.1% 14,151
July
2021
5.4% 7.4% 7.5% 15,052
June
2021
5.9% 7.9% 7.9% 15,782

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.