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Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Naples fell 0.0 percentage points in November 2020 to 4.9%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.4 percentage points lower than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Naples peaked in April 2020 at 14.2% and is now 9.3 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.9% in October 2020, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Naples unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.7% -0.2 +3.1
Florida 6.3% -0.1 +3.5
Naples 4.9% 0.0 +2.1
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2020 data as December 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 23,184. There are now 14,478 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 8,623 in October 2020, the number of unemployed has now grown by 83. Naples employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Naples, Florida) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Naples 8,706 +83 +3,662

Number of Unemployed Persons

Naples, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Naples
Unemployment Rate
Naples
Unemployed
December
2020
6.7% 6.1%
November
2020
6.7% 6.3% 4.9% 8,706
October
2020
6.9% 6.4% 4.9% 8,623
September
2020
7.8% 7.2% 5.0% 8,817
August
2020
8.4% 7.3% 5.8% 10,371
July
2020
10.2% 11.4% 9.5% 16,608
June
2020
11.1% 10.3% 9.0% 15,289
May
2020
13.3% 13.7% 12.8% 21,093
April
2020
14.8% 13.8% 14.2% 23,184
March
2020
4.4% 4.4% 4.3% 7,875
February
2020
3.5% 2.8% 3.0% 5,413
January
2020
3.5% 2.8% 2.9% 5,237

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.