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Bureau of Labor Statistics > Geographic Information > Midwest > Illinois, Wisconsin > Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Chicago Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2024
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2024
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2024
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2021
Average energy prices for the United States, regions, census divisions, and selected metropolitan areas Average energy prices Table Dec 2020
County Employment and Wages in Illinois — Fourth Quarter 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2024
County Employment and Wages in Wisconsin — Third Quarter 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2024
County Employment and Wages in Indiana — First Quarter 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2023
Chicago Area Employment — May 2024 Employment News Release Jul 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Chicago-Naperville-Elgin — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lake County-Kenosha County — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Changing Compensation Costs in the Chicago Metropolitan Area — March 2024 Benefits, Pay News Release May 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Gary — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Economy at a Glance:
Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

455.7 453.5 457.5 452.2 (p)459.8  

Employment(1)

428.6 427.0 431.4 430.5 (p)439.4  

Unemployment(1)

27.1 26.5 26.2 21.7 (p)20.5  

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.9 5.8 5.7 4.8 (p)4.5  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

411.1 412.5 415.0 418.5 (p)423.3  

12-month % change

0.5 0.8 1.0 0.7 (p)0.6  

Mining and Logging(3)

0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 (p)0.1  

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0  

Construction(3)

13.6 13.8 14.2 15.0 (p)15.5  

12-month % change

0.7 2.2 2.2 -0.7 (p)-1.3  

Manufacturing(3)

63.2 63.7 63.6 63.7 (p)63.6  

12-month % change

-0.9 -0.6 -0.9 0.6 (p)0.5  

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

96.3 95.6 95.7 95.6 (p)95.9  

12-month % change

-0.9 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 (p)-0.5  

Information(3)

2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 (p)2.9  

12-month % change

-17.1 -14.7 -14.7 -14.7 (p)-6.5  

Financial Activities(3)

20.5 20.2 20.1 20.0 (p)19.9  

12-month % change

-6.0 -5.6 -5.2 -6.5 (p)-6.1  

Professional and Business Services(3)

65.9 65.5 66.2 67.7 (p)68.0  

12-month % change

-1.2 -2.7 -1.8 -3.7 (p)-4.1  

Education and Health Services(3)

48.8 49.1 49.3 49.3 (p)49.0  

12-month % change

3.6 3.4 3.1 3.8 (p)2.9  

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

38.3 38.6 39.5 40.8 (p)43.1  

12-month % change

7.3 8.4 8.5 9.1 (p)7.8  

Other Services(3)

13.3 13.5 13.5 13.5 (p)13.6  

12-month % change

2.3 3.8 3.1 2.3 (p)1.5  

Government(3)

48.2 49.5 49.9 49.9 (p)51.7  

12-month % change

3.2 3.8 4.6 4.0 (p)5.3  

Consumer Price Index: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

CPI-U, All items(4)

286.022 287.394 289.069 290.918 292.123 292.106

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change(4)

  3.3 3.4 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.0

CPI-W, All items(5)

277.524 279.146 281.252 283.067 284.445 284.349

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change(5)

  3.5 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.4

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(4) All Urban Consumers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(5) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary