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Sheboygan, Wisconsin Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Sheboygan fell 0.3 percentage points in February 2019 to 2.1%. 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 February 2010 at 10.2% and is now 8.1 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 2.1% in February 2018, 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 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.8% -0.2 -0.3
Wisconsin 2.9% -0.1 0.0
Sheboygan 2.1% -0.3 0.0
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with February 2019 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 February 2010 at 6,369. There are now 5,028 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Sheboygan employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Sheboygan, Wisconsin) is also available.

Unemployed Persons February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Sheboygan 1,341 -189 -25

Number of Unemployed Persons

Sheboygan, Wisconsin Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Wisconsin
Unemployment Rate
Sheboygan
Unemployment Rate
Sheboygan
Unemployed
March
2019
3.8% 2.9%
February
2019
3.8% 2.9% 2.1% 1,341
January
2019
4.0% 3.0% 2.4% 1,530
December
2018
3.9% 3.0% 2.4% 1,538
November
2018
3.7% 3.0% 2.5% 1,576
October
2018
3.8% 3.0% 2.5% 1,610
September
2018
3.7% 3.0% 2.5% 1,580
August
2018
3.8% 3.0% 2.6% 1,660
July
2018
3.9% 3.0% 2.5% 1,598
June
2018
4.0% 3.1% 2.5% 1,626
May
2018
3.8% 3.1% 2.3% 1,496
April
2018
3.9% 3.0% 2.3% 1,464

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.