Oconto County, WI monthly unemployment update

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January 27, 2023
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Oconto County, WI monthly unemployment update

Stacker compiled statistics about the unemployment rate in Oconto County using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. County and metro unemployment rates are as of November 2022.

Oconto County had a 2.6% unemployment rate in November 2022, marking a 0.2% decrease from a month ago. Wisconsin reported a 3.3% unemployment rate in November, which is the 18th lowest in the country. The national unemployment rate last month dropped to 3.5% but is still 0.4% lower than last year.

The unemployment rate in the Green Bay, WI metropolitan area was 2.3%, which is 0.3% lower than Oconto County. Green Bay has the 129th lowest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Unemployment rates in neighboring counties
#1. Menominee County, WI: 4.8%
#2. Forest County, WI: 4.1%
#3. Marinette County, WI: 3.5%
#4. Langlade County, WI: 3.3%
#5. Door County, WI: 2.8%
#6. Oconto County, WI: 2.6%
#7. Shawano County, WI: 2.4%

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Wisconsin
#1. Menominee County: 4.8%
#2. Iron County: 4.6%
#3. Adams County: 4.5%
#4. Bayfield County: 4.1%
#4. Forest County: 4.1%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Wisconsin
#1. Dane County: 2.0%
#2. Calumet County: 2.1%
#2. Green County: 2.1%
#2. Iowa County: 2.1%
#2. Marathon County: 2.1%

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