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Green Bay, Wisconsin Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Green Bay fell 0.9 percentage points in November 2020 to 4.7%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.3 percentage points lower than the Wisconsin rate. The unemployment rate in Green Bay peaked in April 2020 at 13.3% and is now 8.6 percentage points lower. You can also compare Green Bay unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.7% -0.2 +3.1
Wisconsin 5.0% -1.0 +1.5
Green Bay 4.7% -0.9 +1.4
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2020 data as December metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Green Bay, Wisconsin, National

Green Bay, Wisconsin monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Green Bay, Wisconsin Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Green Bay peaked in April 2020 at 22,767. There are now 14,569 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Green Bay employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Green Bay, Wisconsin) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Green Bay 8,198 -1,838 +2,429

Number of Unemployed Persons

Green Bay, Wisconsin Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Wisconsin
Unemployment Rate
Green Bay
Unemployment Rate
Green Bay
Unemployed
December
2020
6.7%
November
2020
6.7% 5.0% 4.7% 8,198
October
2020
6.9% 6.0% 5.6% 10,036
September
2020
7.8% 5.4% 5.0% 8,818
August
2020
8.4% 6.3% 6.2% 10,733
July
2020
10.2% 7.1% 7.1% 12,174
June
2020
11.1% 8.6% 8.8% 15,230
May
2020
13.3% 12.1% 12.7% 22,331
April
2020
14.8% 13.6% 13.3% 22,767
March
2020
4.4% 3.1% 3.0% 5,215
February
2020
3.5% 3.5% 3.2% 5,592
January
2020
3.5% 3.5% 3.3% 5,813

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.