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Vineland-Bridgeton, New Jersey Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Vineland fell 0.5 percentage points in October 2018 to 6.1%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 2.0 percentage points higher than the New Jersey rate. The unemployment rate in Vineland peaked in December 2009 at 13.9% and is now 7.8 percentage points lower. You can also compare Vineland unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.7% 0.0 -0.4
New Jersey 4.1% -0.1 -0.6
Vineland 6.1% -0.5 -1.1
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with October 2018 data as November 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 5,825 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Vineland employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Vineland, New Jersey) is also available.

Unemployed Persons October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
Vineland 3,986 -352 -851

Number of Unemployed Persons

Vineland, New Jersey Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
New Jersey
Unemployment Rate
Vineland
Unemployment Rate
Vineland
Unemployed
November
2018
3.7%
October
2018
3.7% 4.1% 6.1% 3,986
September
2018
3.7% 4.2% 6.6% 4,338
August
2018
3.9% 4.2% 6.6% 4,388
July
2018
3.9% 4.2% 6.6% 4,319
June
2018
4.0% 4.3% 6.4% 4,211
May
2018
3.8% 4.4% 6.2% 4,041
April
2018
3.9% 4.5% 7.0% 4,577
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

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.