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Sheboygan, Wisconsin Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Sheboygan fell 0.1 percentage points in November 2021 to 2.3%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.7 percentage points lower than the Wisconsin rate. The unemployment rate in Sheboygan peaked in April 2020 at 15.1% and is now 12.8 percentage points lower. You can also compare Sheboygan unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.2% -0.4 -2.5
Wisconsin 3.0% -0.2 -1.4
Sheboygan 2.3% -0.1 -1.3
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2021 data as December 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 7,988 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Sheboygan employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Sheboygan, Wisconsin) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Sheboygan 1,444 -87 -742

Number of Unemployed Persons

Sheboygan, Wisconsin Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Wisconsin
Unemployment Rate
Sheboygan
Unemployment Rate
Sheboygan
Unemployed
December
2021
3.9%
November
2021
4.2% 3.0% 2.3% 1,444
October
2021
4.6% 3.2% 2.4% 1,531
September
2021
4.7% 3.4% 2.5% 1,563
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
6.0% 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
6.4% 3.8% 3.2% 1,984

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.