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Sheboygan, Wisconsin Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Sheboygan fell 0.0 percentage points in February 2021 to 3.0%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.8 percentage points lower than the Wisconsin rate. The unemployment rate in Sheboygan peaked in April 2020 at 14.2% and is now 11.2 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.0% in January 2021, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Sheboygan unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.2% -0.1 +2.7
Wisconsin 3.8% 0.0 +0.5
Sheboygan 3.0% 0.0 +0.1
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with February 2021 data as March 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 8,845. There are now 6,945 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,873 in January 2021, the number of unemployed has now grown by 27. Sheboygan employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Sheboygan, Wisconsin) is also available.

Unemployed Persons February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Sheboygan 1,900 +27 +102

Number of Unemployed Persons

Sheboygan, Wisconsin Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Wisconsin
Unemployment Rate
Sheboygan
Unemployment Rate
Sheboygan
Unemployed
March
2021
6.0%
February
2021
6.2% 3.8% 3.0% 1,900
January
2021
6.3% 3.8% 3.0% 1,873
December
2020
6.7% 4.0% 4.3% 2,660
November
2020
6.7% 4.4% 4.2% 2,647
October
2020
6.9% 4.8% 4.7% 2,951
September
2020
7.8% 5.2% 4.2% 2,629
August
2020
8.4% 6.1% 5.2% 3,207
July
2020
10.2% 7.2% 6.4% 3,832
June
2020
11.1% 8.6% 7.9% 4,866
May
2020
13.3% 10.4% 12.9% 8,164
April
2020
14.8% 14.8% 14.2% 8,845

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.