Gloucester County, NJ monthly unemployment update

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January 27, 2023

Gloucester County, NJ monthly unemployment update

Stacker compiled statistics about the unemployment rate in Gloucester County using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. County and metro unemployment rates are as of November 2022.

Gloucester County had a 2.9% unemployment rate in November 2022, marking a 0.1% increase from a month ago. New Jersey reported a 3.4% unemployment rate in November, which is the 22th lowest in the country. The national unemployment rate last month dropped to 3.5% but is still 0.4% lower than last year.

The unemployment rate in the Philadelphia, PA metropolitan area was 3.0%, which is 0.1% higher than Gloucester County. Philadelphia has the 368th lowest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Unemployment rates in neighboring counties
#1. Cumberland County, NJ: 4.2%
#2. Atlantic County, NJ: 4.0%
#3. Salem County, NJ: 3.9%
#4. Delaware County, PA: 3.4%
#5. Camden County, NJ: 3.2%
#6. Gloucester County, NJ: 2.9%

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in New Jersey
#1. Cape May County: 6.2%
#2. Cumberland County: 4.2%
#3. Atlantic County: 4.0%
#4. Salem County: 3.9%
#5. Essex County: 3.8%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in New Jersey
#1. Hunterdon County: 2.2%
#2. Morris County: 2.3%
#2. Somerset County: 2.3%
#4. Mercer County: 2.5%
#4. Monmouth County: 2.5%

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