abc
QUICK LINKS:

Wisconsin Unemployment Rates Up; Iron County Highest

Created: 12/26/2013 4:46 PM WDIO.com

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Unemployment rates increased in most Wisconsin counties and in 14 of the largest cities in November.

The state Department of Workforce Development reported Thursday that rates increased in 53 of 72 counties between October and November. Unemployment also went up in 14 of the 32 largest cities.

Racine has the highest unemployment rate at 11.2 percent, followed by Milwaukee and Beloit both at 9.4 percent.

Iron County has the highest unemployment rate at 13.2 percent. Menominee County has the second highest at 10.7 percent.

The statewide unemployment rate was 6.3 percent in November, which is less than the national rate of 7 percent.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Front Page

 

Winter Weather Advisory

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Central St. Louis; Koochiching; North St. Louis
Expires: 4/25/2014 7:00 AM

Winter Storm Warning

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Northern Cook, Northern Lake; Southern Cook, North Shore
Expires: 4/25/2014 12:00 PM

Winter Weather Advisory

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Southern Lake, North Shore
Expires: 4/25/2014 12:00 PM

Flood Warning

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Aitkin; Crow Wing
Expires: 4/24/2014 8:24 PM

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement