Overall unemployment rate moved up to 3.9% with the biggest shift in Transportation & Utilities, which gained 200 roles, based on the most recently available information published in December 2022.

Total employment in the Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ market rose by 1,246 jobs in October and the unemployment rate increased compared to the prior month by 10 bps to 3.9%. The national unemployment rate increased by 8 bps over the same time to 3.4%.

  • Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ unemployment rate is 50 bps above the national rate which is a negative sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 220 bps below the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a positive.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in October versus prior month by 6.2% and are up compared to last year at this time in the market.
Month over Month Unemployment Change
Year over Year Unemployment Change
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Unemployment October 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs grew by 0.3% . Key sectors include:

  • Transportation & Utilities: 14,900; +200
  • Education & Healthcare: 11,200; no change
  • Government: 10,200; -100
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Unemployment by Industry October 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through October 2022 (Data published December 2022 and reports created on December 2, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.