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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Fond du Lac rose 0.1 percentage points in July 2022 to 2.5%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.5 percentage points lower than the Wisconsin rate. The unemployment rate in Fond du Lac peaked in April 2020 at 16.5% and is now 14.0 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 2.4% in March 2022, 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 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.5% -0.1 -1.9
Wisconsin 3.0% +0.1 -0.8
Fond du Lac 2.5% +0.1 -0.7
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2022 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 9,074. There are now 7,621 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,400 in April 2022, the number of unemployed has now grown by 53. Fond du Lac employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Fond du Lac 1,453 +36 -360

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
2022
3.7%
July
2022
3.5% 3.0% 2.5% 1,453
June
2022
3.6% 2.9% 2.4% 1,417
May
2022
3.6% 2.9% 2.4% 1,401
April
2022
3.6% 2.8% 2.4% 1,400
March
2022
3.6% 2.8% 2.4% 1,405
February
2022
3.8% 2.9% 2.5% 1,433
January
2022
4.0% 3.0% 2.6% 1,481
December
2021
3.9% 3.1% 2.7% 1,529
November
2021
4.2% 3.1% 2.6% 1,523
October
2021
4.6% 3.2% 2.7% 1,539
September
2021
4.7% 3.4% 2.8% 1,615

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.