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Vineland-Bridgeton, New Jersey Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Vineland fell 0.2 percentage points in August 2021 to 8.8%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.6 percentage points higher than the New Jersey rate. The unemployment rate in Vineland peaked in April 2020 at 17.4% and is now 8.6 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 8.0% in May 2021, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.8 percentage points. You can also compare Vineland unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate August 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.2% -0.2 -3.2
New Jersey 7.2% -0.1 -3.8
Vineland 8.8% -0.2 -2.4
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with August 2021 data as September 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 April 2020 at 11,622. There are now 5,815 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 5,165 in May 2021, the number of unemployed has now grown by 642. Vineland employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Vineland, New Jersey) is also available.

Unemployed Persons August 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Vineland 5,807 -128 -1,797

Number of Unemployed Persons

Vineland, New Jersey Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
New Jersey
Unemployment Rate
Vineland
Unemployment Rate
Vineland
Unemployed
September
2021
4.8%
August
2021
5.2% 7.2% 8.8% 5,807
July
2021
5.4% 7.3% 9.0% 5,935
June
2021
5.9% 7.2% 9.2% 6,008
May
2021
5.8% 7.2% 8.0% 5,165
April
2021
6.1% 7.5% 8.3% 5,341
March
2021
6.0% 7.6% 8.8% 5,738
February
2021
6.2% 7.8% 8.8% 5,700
January
2021
6.3% 7.8% 8.6% 5,609
December
2020
6.7% 7.7% 8.8% 5,784
November
2020
6.7% 10.2% 11.1% 7,446
October
2020
6.9% 7.7% 8.2% 5,323

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.