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Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Naples fell 0.2 percentage points in July 2019 to 3.2%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.1 percentage points lower than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Naples peaked in January 2010 at 12.1% and is now 8.9 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.1% in August 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.1 percentage points. You can also compare Naples unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.7% 0.0 -0.2
Florida 3.3% -0.1 -0.2
Naples 3.2% -0.2 0.0
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: 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 January 2010 at 17,065. There are now 11,304 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 5,495 in September 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 266. Naples employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Naples, Florida) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Naples 5,761 -250 +36

Number of Unemployed Persons

Naples, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Naples
Unemployment Rate
Naples
Unemployed
September
2019
3.5%
August
2019
3.7% 3.3%
July
2019
3.7% 3.3% 3.2% 5,761
June
2019
3.7% 3.4% 3.4% 6,011
May
2019
3.6% 3.4% 3.4% 6,147
April
2019
3.6% 3.5% 3.5% 6,209
March
2019
3.8% 3.5% 3.5% 6,192
February
2019
3.8% 3.5% 3.4% 6,086
January
2019
4.0% 3.4% 3.3% 5,918
December
2018
3.9% 3.3% 3.2% 5,656
November
2018
3.7% 3.3% 3.2% 5,621
October
2018
3.8% 3.3% 3.1% 5,538

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.