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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 2019 to 6.1%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 2.1 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. From a post peak low of 5.5% in November 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.6 percentage points. You can also compare Vineland unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.8% -0.2 -0.3
New Jersey 4.0% 0.0 -0.5
Vineland 6.1% 0.0 -0.8
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with February 2019 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 December 2009 at 9,811. There are now 5,840 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 3,594 in November 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 377. Vineland employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Vineland, New Jersey) is also available.

Unemployed Persons February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Vineland 3,971 +15 -626

Number of Unemployed Persons

Vineland, New Jersey Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
New Jersey
Unemployment Rate
Vineland
Unemployment Rate
Vineland
Unemployed
March
2019
3.8% 4.1%
February
2019
3.8% 4.0% 6.1% 3,971
January
2019
4.0% 4.0% 6.1% 3,956
December
2018
3.9% 3.9% 5.9% 3,862
November
2018
3.7% 3.9% 5.5% 3,594
October
2018
3.8% 3.9% 6.1% 3,977
September
2018
3.7% 3.9% 6.6% 4,338
August
2018
3.8% 4.0% 6.6% 4,388
July
2018
3.9% 4.0% 6.6% 4,319
June
2018
4.0% 4.1% 6.4% 4,211
May
2018
3.8% 4.2% 6.2% 4,041
April
2018
3.9% 4.3% 7.0% 4,577

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.