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Sheboygan, Wisconsin Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Sheboygan fell 1.6 percentage points in July 2020 to 6.3%. 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 7.9 percentage points lower. You can also compare Sheboygan unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 10.2% -0.9 +6.5
Wisconsin 7.1% -1.5 +3.7
Sheboygan 6.3% -1.6 +3.5
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2020 data as August 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 5,089 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Sheboygan employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Sheboygan, Wisconsin) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Sheboygan 3,756 -1,110 +1,992

Number of Unemployed Persons

Sheboygan, Wisconsin Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Wisconsin
Unemployment Rate
Sheboygan
Unemployment Rate
Sheboygan
Unemployed
August
2020
8.4% 6.2%
July
2020
10.2% 7.1% 6.3% 3,756
June
2020
11.1% 8.6% 7.9% 4,866
May
2020
13.3% 12.1% 12.9% 8,164
April
2020
14.7% 13.6% 14.2% 8,845
March
2020
4.4% 3.1% 2.8% 1,724
February
2020
3.5% 3.5% 2.9% 1,798
January
2020
3.6% 3.5% 3.0% 1,835
December
2019
3.5% 3.5% 3.0% 1,830
November
2019
3.5% 3.5% 2.9% 1,823
October
2019
3.6% 3.5% 2.9% 1,813
September
2019
3.5% 3.4% 2.9% 1,801

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.