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Sheboygan, Wisconsin Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Sheboygan fell 0.0 percentage points in August 2021 to 3.3%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.6 percentage points lower than the Wisconsin rate. The unemployment rate in Sheboygan peaked in April 2020 at 15.1% and is now 11.8 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.2% in January 2021, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.1 percentage points. You can also compare Sheboygan unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate August 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.2% -0.2 -3.2
Wisconsin 3.9% 0.0 -2.2
Sheboygan 3.3% 0.0 -1.7
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with August 2021 data as September 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 9,432. There are now 7,366 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,981 in February 2021, the number of unemployed has now grown by 85. Sheboygan employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Sheboygan, Wisconsin) is also available.

Unemployed Persons August 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Sheboygan 2,066 +7 -1,012

Number of Unemployed Persons

Sheboygan, Wisconsin Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Wisconsin
Unemployment Rate
Sheboygan
Unemployment Rate
Sheboygan
Unemployed
September
2021
4.8%
August
2021
5.2% 3.9% 3.3% 2,066
July
2021
5.4% 3.9% 3.3% 2,059
June
2021
5.9% 3.9% 3.3% 2,081
May
2021
5.8% 3.9% 3.3% 2,065
April
2021
6.1% 3.9% 3.3% 2,036
March
2021
6.0% 3.8% 3.2% 1,999
February
2021
6.2% 3.8% 3.2% 1,981
January
2021
6.3% 3.8% 3.2% 1,984
December
2020
6.7% 4.0% 3.3% 2,044
November
2020
6.7% 4.4% 3.6% 2,186
October
2020
6.9% 4.8% 3.9% 2,380

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.