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Camden, NJ: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Camden, N.J. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2023

558.9 560.4 564.3 564.9 570.7 579.4 566.2 567.2 575.3 579.7 583.4 585.8 571.4

2024

572.0 571.4 575.1 (p)578.1                  

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2023

22.8 22.9 23.3 23.2 23.5 23.6 23.8 23.9 23.6 23.6 23.2 23.7 23.4

2024

23.1 23.2 23.7 (p)24.1                  

Manufacturing

2023

40.3 40.2 40.2 40.5 40.5 41.1 41.2 41.4 41.4 41.3 41.3 41.5 40.9

2024

41.1 41.1 40.8 (p)40.8                  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2023

136.9 134.5 134.3 132.9 134.7 136.1 134.8 135.6 136.9 138.1 140.5 142.2 136.5

2024

136.1 134.2 133.9 (p)134.4                  

Information

2023

6.4 6.5 6.3 6.2 6.6 6.4 6.1 6.2 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.3

2024

6.2 6.3 6.2 (p)6.3                  

Financial Activities

2023

29.7 29.7 29.9 29.9 30.0 30.1 30.1 30.1 30.0 30.2 29.8 29.9 30.0

2024

29.5 29.7 29.7 (p)29.8                  

Professional & Business Services

2023

78.5 78.9 80.5 81.8 82.0 83.2 78.8 77.9 80.5 81.7 82.9 82.2 80.7

2024

80.3 79.7 80.7 (p)81.5                  

Educational & Health Services

2023

103.8 104.6 105.2 105.1 106.1 108.3 107.6 107.9 108.7 109.3 110.8 111.6 107.4

2024

111.2 111.7 112.8 (p)112.4                  

Leisure & Hospitality

2023

47.0 47.4 48.4 48.9 51.0 54.3 54.3 54.1 52.2 50.5 49.6 49.2 50.6

2024

47.4 46.7 48.1 (p)49.5                  

Other Services

2023

20.2 20.3 20.4 20.7 21.0 21.4 21.0 21.0 20.9 21.0 21.1 21.2 20.9

2024

20.9 20.7 20.8 (p)20.9                  

Government

2023

73.3 75.4 75.8 75.7 75.3 74.9 68.5 69.1 74.7 77.7 77.9 78.0 74.7

2024

76.2 78.1 78.4 (p)78.4                  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Camden, N.J. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2023

(t)688,300 (t)692,314 (t)695,521 (t)691,722 (t)691,054 (t)695,188 (t)693,475 (t)692,015 (t)689,171 (t)693,860 (t)695,461 (t)694,301 (t)692,698

2024

688,857 694,118 697,957 (p)695,957                  

Employment

2023

(t)658,895 (t)661,532 (t)666,810 (t)666,703 (t)661,694 (t)663,449 (t)659,787 (t)658,208 (t)658,585 (t)663,409 (t)665,820 (t)663,144 (t)662,336

2024

654,273 659,813 666,036 (p)668,293                  

Unemployment

2023

(t)29,405 (t)30,782 (t)28,711 (t)25,019 (t)29,360 (t)31,739 (t)33,688 (t)33,807 (t)30,586 (t)30,451 (t)29,641 (t)31,157 (t)30,362

2024

34,584 34,305 31,921 (p)27,664                  

Unemployment Rate

2023

(t)4.3 (t)4.4 (t)4.1 (t)3.6 (t)4.2 (t)4.6 (t)4.9 (t)4.9 (t)4.4 (t)4.4 (t)4.3 (t)4.5 (t)4.4

2024

5.0 4.9 4.6 (p)4.0                  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(t) Data were subject to revision on April 19, 2024.

The Camden, N.J. Metropolitan Division (MD) includes Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester Counties in New Jersey.

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Burlington County, N.J.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2023

(t)250,409 (t)251,795 (t)253,085 (t)251,914 (t)251,589 (t)253,134 (t)252,493 (t)252,134 (t)251,313 (t)253,135 (t)253,359 (t)252,692 (t)252,255

2024

250,375 252,375 253,972 (p)253,513                  

Employment

2023

(t)240,933 (t)241,804 (t)243,644 (t)243,664 (t)242,007 (t)242,693 (t)241,355 (t)240,948 (t)241,147 (t)243,001 (t)243,627 (t)242,702 (t)242,294

2024

239,195 241,199 243,417 (p)244,394                  

Unemployment

2023

(t)9,476 (t)9,991 (t)9,441 (t)8,250 (t)9,582 (t)10,441 (t)11,138 (t)11,186 (t)10,166 (t)10,134 (t)9,732 (t)9,990 (t)9,961

2024

11,180 11,176 10,555 (p)9,119                  

Unemployment Rate

2023

(t)3.8 (t)4.0 (t)3.7 (t)3.3 (t)3.8 (t)4.1 (t)4.4 (t)4.4 (t)4.0 (t)4.0 (t)3.8 (t)4.0 (t)3.9

2024

4.5 4.4 4.2 (p)3.6                  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(t) Data were subject to revision on April 19, 2024.

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Camden County, N.J.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2023

(t)274,450 (t)276,172 (t)277,415 (t)275,811 (t)275,687 (t)277,204 (t)276,555 (t)275,878 (t)274,635 (t)276,397 (t)277,149 (t)276,883 (t)276,187

2024

274,887 276,950 278,395 (p)277,356                  

Employment

2023

(t)261,580 (t)262,707 (t)264,860 (t)264,750 (t)262,605 (t)263,284 (t)261,828 (t)261,069 (t)261,188 (t)263,028 (t)264,193 (t)263,129 (t)262,852

2024

259,776 261,989 264,524 (p)265,266                  

Unemployment

2023

(t)12,870 (t)13,465 (t)12,555 (t)11,061 (t)13,082 (t)13,920 (t)14,727 (t)14,809 (t)13,447 (t)13,369 (t)12,956 (t)13,754 (t)13,335

2024

15,111 14,961 13,871 (p)12,090                  

Unemployment Rate

2023

(t)4.7 (t)4.9 (t)4.5 (t)4.0 (t)4.7 (t)5.0 (t)5.3 (t)5.4 (t)4.9 (t)4.8 (t)4.7 (t)5.0 (t)4.8

2024

5.5 5.4 5.0 (p)4.4                  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(t) Data were subject to revision on April 19, 2024.

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Gloucester County, N.J.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2023

(t)163,441 (t)164,347 (t)165,021 (t)163,997 (t)163,778 (t)164,850 (t)164,427 (t)164,003 (t)163,223 (t)164,328 (t)164,953 (t)164,726 (t)164,258

2024

163,595 164,793 165,590 (p)165,088                  

Employment

2023

(t)156,382 (t)157,021 (t)158,306 (t)158,289 (t)157,082 (t)157,472 (t)156,604 (t)156,191 (t)156,250 (t)157,380 (t)158,000 (t)157,313 (t)157,191

2024

155,302 156,625 158,095 (p)158,633                  

Unemployment

2023

(t)7,059 (t)7,326 (t)6,715 (t)5,708 (t)6,696 (t)7,378 (t)7,823 (t)7,812 (t)6,973 (t)6,948 (t)6,953 (t)7,413 (t)7,067

2024

8,293 8,168 7,495 (p)6,455                  

Unemployment Rate

2023

(t)4.3 (t)4.5 (t)4.1 (t)3.5 (t)4.1 (t)4.5 (t)4.8 (t)4.8 (t)4.3 (t)4.2 (t)4.2 (t)4.5 (t)4.3

2024

5.1 5.0 4.5 (p)3.9                  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(t) Data were subject to revision on April 19, 2024.