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Unemployment and Labor Snapshot for August 2021

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has released preliminary labor and unemployment numbers for August 2021. Numbers might be slightly revised up or down within the next few weeks as they are finalized.

Dodge County – August 2021
Labor Force: 48,057
Employment: 46,483
Unemployment: 1,574
Unemployment Rate: 3.3%

Jefferson County – August 2021
Labor Force: 46,366
Employment: 44,769
Unemployment: 1,597
Unemployment Rate: 3.4%

Other Geographic Locations – August 2021
Wisconsin Unemployment Rate: 4%
US Unemployment Rate: 5.3%

For more data about our region, visit our Data Dashboard.

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