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Sheboygan, Wisconsin Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Sheboygan fell 0.3 percentage points in November 2017 to 2.7%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.5 percentage points lower than the Wisconsin rate. The unemployment rate in Sheboygan peaked in January 2010 at 10.1% and is now 7.4 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 2.6% in March 2017, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.1 percentage points. You can also compare Sheboygan unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.1% 0.0 -0.5
Wisconsin 3.2% -0.2 -0.9
Sheboygan 2.7% -0.3 -0.9
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2017 data as December metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Sheboygan, Wisconsin, National

Sheboygan, Wisconsin monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Sheboygan, Wisconsin Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Sheboygan peaked in February 2010 at 6,351. There are now 4,667 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,632 in March 2017, the number of unemployed has now grown by 52. Sheboygan employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Sheboygan, Wisconsin) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
Sheboygan 1,684 -167 -545

Number of Unemployed Persons

Sheboygan, Wisconsin Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Wisconsin
Unemployment Rate
Sheboygan
Unemployment Rate
Sheboygan
Unemployed
December
2017
4.1%
November
2017
4.1% 3.2% 2.7% 1,684
October
2017
4.1% 3.4% 3.0% 1,851
September
2017
4.2% 3.5% 3.0% 1,892
August
2017
4.4% 3.4% 2.9% 1,833
July
2017
4.3% 3.2% 2.8% 1,740
June
2017
4.3% 3.1% 2.7% 1,679
May
2017
4.3% 3.1% 2.6% 1,640
April
2017
4.4% 3.2% 2.6% 1,652
March
2017
4.5% 3.4% 2.6% 1,632
February
2017
4.7% 3.7% 3.0% 1,890
January
2017
4.8% 3.9% 3.1% 1,955

1. Metro area unemployment rates are now seasonally adjusted. The BLS has started publishing smoothed seasonally adjusted metropolitan area data which makes comparisons to state and national data more relevant than the unadjusted numbers.