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Vineland-Bridgeton, New Jersey Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Vineland fell 0.0 percentage points in February 2021 to 8.4%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.6 percentage points higher than the New Jersey rate. The unemployment rate in Vineland peaked in June 2020 at 17.5% and is now 9.1 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 7.5% in September 2020, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.9 percentage points. You can also compare Vineland unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.2% -0.1 +2.7
New Jersey 7.8% 0.0 +4.1
Vineland 8.4% 0.0 +2.5
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with February 2021 data as March 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 11,702. There are now 6,282 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 4,740 in September 2020, the number of unemployed has now grown by 680. Vineland employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Vineland, New Jersey) is also available.

Unemployed Persons February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Vineland 5,420 +32 +1,562

Number of Unemployed Persons

Vineland, New Jersey Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
New Jersey
Unemployment Rate
Vineland
Unemployment Rate
Vineland
Unemployed
March
2021
6.0%
February
2021
6.2% 7.8% 8.4% 5,420
January
2021
6.3% 7.8% 8.4% 5,388
December
2020
6.7% 7.7% 9.2% 5,939
November
2020
6.7% 10.2% 11.7% 7,816
October
2020
6.9% 7.7% 9.2% 5,935
September
2020
7.8% 7.8% 7.5% 4,740
August
2020
8.4% 11.0% 11.7% 7,994
July
2020
10.2% 13.1% 14.8% 9,997
June
2020
11.1% 16.3% 17.5% 11,660
May
2020
13.3% 16.5% 16.2% 10,824
April
2020
14.8% 16.6% 17.3% 11,702

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.