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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Fond du Lac fell 0.0 percentage points in July 2021 to 3.3%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.6 percentage points lower than the Wisconsin rate. The unemployment rate in Fond du Lac peaked in April 2020 at 17.3% and is now 14.0 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.2% in January 2021, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.1 percentage points. You can also compare Fond du Lac unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.4% -0.5 -4.8
Wisconsin 3.9% 0.0 -3.3
Fond du Lac 3.3% 0.0 -2.9
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2021 data as August metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, National

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Fond du Lac peaked in April 2020 at 9,488. There are now 7,561 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,818 in January 2021, the number of unemployed has now grown by 109. Fond du Lac employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Fond du Lac 1,927 -4 -1,540

Number of Unemployed Persons

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Wisconsin
Unemployment Rate
Fond du Lac
Unemployment Rate
Fond du Lac
Unemployed
August
2021
5.2%
July
2021
5.4% 3.9% 3.3% 1,927
June
2021
5.9% 3.9% 3.3% 1,931
May
2021
5.8% 3.9% 3.4% 1,941
April
2021
6.1% 3.9% 3.4% 1,934
March
2021
6.0% 3.8% 3.3% 1,902
February
2021
6.2% 3.8% 3.2% 1,854
January
2021
6.3% 3.8% 3.2% 1,818
December
2020
6.7% 4.0% 3.3% 1,838
November
2020
6.7% 4.4% 3.5% 1,987
October
2020
6.9% 4.8% 3.9% 2,167
September
2020
7.8% 5.2% 4.2% 2,407

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.