Paterson, NJ Unemployment Rate Report

Paterson, NJ Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Paterson, New Jersey has ranged from 5.5% in May 2019 to 28.2% in June 2020. The current unemployment rate for Paterson is 20.5% in November 2020. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Paterson, NJ Unemployment Rate by Month

Very High Unemployment Area
Paterson, NJ Current Unemployment - 20.5%
Paterson, NJ Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Paterson, NJ% New-Jersey% National %
1 / 2020 8.4% 4.4% 3.6%
2 / 2020 7.7% 4.2% 3.5%
3 / 2020 7.3% 3.7% 4.4%
4 / 2020 26.0% 15.9% 14.7%
5 / 2020 25.5% 15.1% 13.3%
6 / 2020 28.2% 16.6% 11.1%
7 / 2020 25.7% 14.4% 10.2%
8 / 2020 21.1% 11.1% 8.4%
9 / 2020 13.4% 6.5% 7.9%
10 / 2020 16.8% 7.6% 6.9%
11 / 2020 20.5% 9.9% 6.7%

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