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Sheboygan, Wisconsin Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Sheboygan fell 0.0 percentage points in April 2022 to 2.3%. 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 April 2020 at 14.1% and is now 11.8 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 2.3% in March 2022, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Sheboygan 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
Sheboygan 2.3% 0.0 -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: 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 April 2020 at 8,969. There are now 7,491 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Sheboygan employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Sheboygan, Wisconsin) is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Sheboygan 1,478 -4 -704

Number of Unemployed Persons

Sheboygan, Wisconsin Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Wisconsin
Unemployment Rate
Sheboygan
Unemployment Rate
Sheboygan
Unemployed
May
2022
3.6%
April
2022
3.6% 2.8% 2.3% 1,478
March
2022
3.6% 2.8% 2.3% 1,482
February
2022
3.8% 2.9% 2.4% 1,513
January
2022
4.0% 3.0% 2.5% 1,558
December
2021
3.9% 3.1% 2.6% 1,615
November
2021
4.2% 3.1% 2.6% 1,606
October
2021
4.6% 3.2% 2.6% 1,626
September
2021
4.7% 3.4% 2.8% 1,716
August
2021
5.2% 3.6% 2.9% 1,832
July
2021
5.4% 3.8% 3.1% 1,950
June
2021
5.9% 4.0% 3.3% 2,048

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.