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Vineland-Bridgeton, New Jersey Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Vineland fell 0.0 percentage points in April 2018 to 7.0%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 2.5 percentage points higher than the New Jersey rate. The unemployment rate in Vineland peaked in December 2009 at 13.9% and is now 6.9 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 6.5% in March 2017, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.5 percentage points. You can also compare Vineland unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.9% -0.2 -0.5
New Jersey 4.5% -0.1 0.0
Vineland 7.0% 0.0 +0.4
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2018 data as May metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Vineland, New Jersey, National

Vineland, New Jersey monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Vineland, New Jersey Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Vineland peaked in December 2009 at 9,811. There are now 5,219 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 4,309 in March 2017, the number of unemployed has now grown by 283. Vineland employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Vineland, New Jersey) is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
Vineland 4,592 -5 +229

Number of Unemployed Persons

Vineland, New Jersey Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
New Jersey
Unemployment Rate
Vineland
Unemployment Rate
Vineland
Unemployed
May
2018
3.8% 4.4%
April
2018
3.9% 4.5% 7.0% 4,592
March
2018
4.1% 4.6% 7.0% 4,597
February
2018
4.1% 4.6% 6.9% 4,597
January
2018
4.1% 4.7% 6.9% 4,631
December
2017
4.1% 4.7% 7.2% 4,801
November
2017
4.1% 4.7% 7.2% 4,839
October
2017
4.1% 4.7% 7.2% 4,837
September
2017
4.2% 4.7% 7.3% 4,883
August
2017
4.4% 4.7% 7.3% 4,882
July
2017
4.3% 4.6% 7.1% 4,718
June
2017
4.3% 4.6% 6.9% 4,556

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.