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Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Naples fell 0.6 percentage points in January 2021 to 4.2%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.6 percentage points lower than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Naples peaked in April 2020 at 14.2% and is now 10.0 percentage points lower. You can also compare Naples unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate January 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.3% -0.4 +2.8
Florida 4.8% -0.3 +1.5
Naples 4.2% -0.6 +1.3
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with January 2021 data as February 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 15,525 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Naples employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Naples, Florida) is also available.

Unemployed Persons January 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Naples 7,659 -909 +2,422

Number of Unemployed Persons

Naples, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Naples
Unemployment Rate
Naples
Unemployed
March
2021
6.0%
February
2021
6.2% 4.7%
January
2021
6.3% 4.8% 4.2% 7,659
December
2020
6.7% 5.1% 4.8% 8,568
November
2020
6.7% 5.4% 4.9% 8,678
October
2020
6.9% 5.8% 4.9% 8,623
September
2020
7.8% 7.2% 5.0% 8,817
August
2020
8.4% 7.9% 5.8% 10,371
July
2020
10.2% 11.5% 9.5% 16,608
June
2020
11.1% 11.6% 9.0% 15,289
May
2020
13.3% 14.2% 12.8% 21,093
April
2020
14.8% 14.0% 14.2% 23,184

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.