SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (WHBL) - The state Department of Workforce Development has released January’s unemployment numbers and the news was disappointing for the Sheboygan area.
Both Sheboygan County and the City of Sheboygan saw unemployment rise in the first month of 2010. The County’s rate for January was 9.9% up from 8.6% last December. Of the state’s 72 counties, Sheboygan ranked 46th. In the City, unemployment rose to 12.3% from December’s rate of 11%. Sheboygan is 9th amongst the state’s cities.
Wisconsin’s unemployment rate is 8.7%, compared with 9.7% nationwide.