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Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Oshkosh fell 0.1 percentage points in April 2022 to 2.4%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.4 percentage points lower than the Wisconsin rate. The unemployment rate in Oshkosh peaked in April 2020 at 13.6% and is now 11.2 percentage points lower. You can also compare Oshkosh unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% 0.0 -2.4
Wisconsin 2.8% 0.0 -1.5
Oshkosh 2.4% -0.1 -1.2
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2022 data as May metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Oshkosh, Wisconsin, National

Oshkosh, Wisconsin monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Oshkosh peaked in April 2020 at 12,412. There are now 10,125 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Oshkosh employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Oshkosh, Wisconsin) is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Oshkosh 2,287 -5 -1,064

Number of Unemployed Persons

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Wisconsin
Unemployment Rate
Oshkosh
Unemployment Rate
Oshkosh
Unemployed
May
2022
3.6%
April
2022
3.6% 2.8% 2.4% 2,287
March
2022
3.6% 2.8% 2.5% 2,292
February
2022
3.8% 2.9% 2.5% 2,334
January
2022
4.0% 3.0% 2.6% 2,409
December
2021
3.9% 3.1% 2.7% 2,500
November
2021
4.2% 3.1% 2.7% 2,490
October
2021
4.6% 3.2% 2.7% 2,520
September
2021
4.7% 3.4% 2.8% 2,653
August
2021
5.2% 3.6% 3.0% 2,818
July
2021
5.4% 3.8% 3.2% 2,985
June
2021
5.9% 4.0% 3.4% 3,131

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.