Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Up, but Trend is Positive
New Jersey's unemployment rate inched up in October to 6.6 percent, and while preliminary estimates put job losses for the month at 4,500, the overall trend in the job market is a positive one.
Poverty on Rise in N.J.
Poverty rates in most states have stabilized, but New Jersey was one of three states that saw a jump in both the number of people living in poverty and the poverty rate in 2013.