Brown County, WI monthly unemployment update

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June 28, 2023
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Brown County, WI monthly unemployment update

Stacker compiled statistics about the unemployment rate in Brown County using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. County and metro unemployment rates are as of April 2023.

Brown County had a 1.9% unemployment rate in April 2023, marking a 0.2 percentage point decrease from a month ago. Wisconsin reported a 2.4% unemployment rate in May, which is the ninth lowest in the country. The national unemployment rate last month rose to 3.7% but is still 0.1 percentage points higher than last year.

The unemployment rate in the Green Bay, WI metropolitan area was 2.0%, which is 0.1 percentage points higher than Brown County. Green Bay has the 77th lowest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Wisconsin
#1. Iron County: 6.2%
#2. Menominee County: 5.7%
#3. Forest County: 5.1%
#4. Vilas County: 4.8%
#5. Burnett County: 4.7%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Wisconsin
#1. Lafayette County: 1.5%
#2. Calumet County: 1.6%
#2. Dane County: 1.6%
#2. Iowa County: 1.6%
#5. Green County: 1.7%

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