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Vallejo-Fairfield, California Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Vallejo fell 0.2 percentage points in July 2021 to 7.5%. 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 15.9% and is now 8.4 percentage points lower. You can also compare Vallejo unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.4% -0.5 -4.8
California 7.6% 0.0 -5.6
Vallejo 7.5% -0.2 -4.4
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2021 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 April 2020 at 32,157. There are now 16,980 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Vallejo employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Vallejo, California) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Vallejo 15,177 -160 -8,768

Number of Unemployed Persons

Vallejo, California Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
California
Unemployment Rate
Vallejo
Unemployment Rate
Vallejo
Unemployed
August
2021
5.2%
July
2021
5.4% 7.6% 7.5% 15,177
June
2021
5.9% 7.6% 7.7% 15,337
May
2021
5.8% 7.7% 7.7% 15,471
April
2021
6.1% 8.0% 7.9% 15,721
March
2021
6.0% 8.3% 7.9% 16,038
February
2021
6.2% 8.5% 8.2% 16,617
January
2021
6.3% 9.0% 8.5% 17,119
December
2020
6.7% 9.3% 8.7% 17,692
November
2020
6.7% 8.7% 7.7% 15,523
October
2020
6.9% 9.8% 9.4% 19,132
September
2020
7.8% 10.6% 10.2% 20,237

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.