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Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Naples fell 0.7 percentage points in July 2021 to 3.5%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.6 percentage points lower than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Naples peaked in April 2020 at 15.3% and is now 11.8 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.2% in December 2020, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.3 percentage points. You can also compare Naples unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.4% -0.5 -4.8
Florida 5.1% +0.1 -6.4
Naples 3.5% -0.7 -6.0
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: Naples, Florida, National

Naples, Florida monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Naples, Florida Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Naples peaked in April 2020 at 25,285. There are now 18,672 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 5,671 in December 2020, the number of unemployed has now grown by 942. Naples employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Naples, Florida) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Naples 6,613 -1,260 -10,426

Number of Unemployed Persons

Naples, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Naples
Unemployment Rate
Naples
Unemployed
August
2021
5.2%
July
2021
5.4% 5.1% 3.5% 6,613
June
2021
5.9% 5.0% 4.2% 7,873
May
2021
5.8% 4.9% 4.1% 7,725
April
2021
6.1% 4.8% 4.2% 7,785
March
2021
6.0% 4.7% 4.2% 7,628
February
2021
6.2% 4.7% 3.6% 6,626
January
2021
6.3% 4.8% 3.7% 6,726
December
2020
6.7% 5.1% 3.2% 5,671
November
2020
6.7% 5.4% 3.6% 6,437
October
2020
6.9% 5.8% 4.3% 7,519
September
2020
7.8% 7.2% 5.1% 8,993

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.