Gloucester County, NJ monthly unemployment update

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June 28, 2023
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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 April 2023.

Gloucester County had a 2.9% unemployment rate in April 2023, marking a 0.8 percentage point decrease from a month ago. New Jersey reported a 3.6% unemployment rate in May, which is the 17th highest in the country. The national unemployment rate last month rose to 3.7% but is still 0.1 percentage points higher than last year.

The unemployment rate in the Philadelphia, PA metropolitan area was 2.9%. Philadelphia has the 417th lowest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in New Jersey
#1. Cape May County: 6.6%
#2. Cumberland County: 4.5%
#3. Atlantic County: 4.1%
#4. Essex County: 3.8%
#4. Passaic County: 3.8%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in New Jersey
#1. Hunterdon County: 2.4%
#2. Morris County: 2.5%
#3. Bergen County: 2.6%
#3. Mercer County: 2.6%
#3. Somerset County: 2.6%

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