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Vineland-Bridgeton, New Jersey Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Vineland fell 0.1 percentage points in August 2019 to 5.0%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.8 percentage points higher than the New Jersey rate. The unemployment rate in Vineland peaked in December 2009 at 13.9% and is now 8.9 percentage points lower. You can also compare Vineland unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate August 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.7% 0.0 -0.1
New Jersey 3.2% -0.1 -0.8
Vineland 5.0% -0.1 -1.3
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with August 2019 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 December 2009 at 9,810. There are now 6,535 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 August 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Vineland 3,275 -13 -738

Number of Unemployed Persons

Vineland, New Jersey Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
New Jersey
Unemployment Rate
Vineland
Unemployment Rate
Vineland
Unemployed
September
2019
3.5% 3.1%
August
2019
3.7% 3.2% 5.0% 3,275
July
2019
3.7% 3.3% 5.1% 3,288
June
2019
3.7% 3.5% 5.2% 3,401
May
2019
3.6% 3.8% 5.5% 3,574
April
2019
3.6% 3.9% 5.8% 3,715
March
2019
3.8% 4.1% 6.0% 3,849
February
2019
3.8% 4.0% 6.0% 3,880
January
2019
4.0% 4.0% 6.0% 3,869
December
2018
3.9% 3.9% 6.1% 3,882
November
2018
3.7% 3.9% 6.0% 3,873
October
2018
3.8% 3.9% 6.0% 3,873

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.