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Vineland-Bridgeton, New Jersey Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Vineland fell 1.2 percentage points in May 2020 to 16.1%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.7 percentage points higher than the New Jersey rate. The unemployment rate in Vineland peaked in April 2020 at 17.3% and is now 1.2 percentage points lower. You can also compare Vineland unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 13.3% -1.4 +9.7
New Jersey 15.4% -0.9 +12.1
Vineland 16.1% -1.2 +11.0
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with May 2020 data as June 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 934 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 May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Vineland 10,768 -934 +7,479

Number of Unemployed Persons

Vineland, New Jersey Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
New Jersey
Unemployment Rate
Vineland
Unemployment Rate
Vineland
Unemployed
July
2020
10.2%
June
2020
11.1% 16.6%
May
2020
13.3% 15.4% 16.1% 10,768
April
2020
14.7% 16.3% 17.3% 11,702
March
2020
4.4% 3.7% 5.7% 3,776
February
2020
3.5% 3.8% 5.9% 3,858
January
2020
3.6% 3.8% 5.9% 3,890
December
2019
3.5% 3.7% 6.1% 4,024
November
2019
3.5% 3.7% 6.0% 3,948
October
2019
3.6% 3.7% 5.9% 3,852
September
2019
3.5% 3.6% 5.7% 3,740
August
2019
3.7% 3.5% 5.5% 3,611

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.