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Milwaukee

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Milwaukee Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2020
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2020
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2017
County Employment and Wages in Wisconsin — Third Quarter 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2020
Consumer Price Index, Milwaukee-Racine — Second Half 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2018
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for Milwaukee Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2020

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Economy at a Glance:

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
Data Series Back
Data
Dec
2019
Jan
2020
Feb
2020
Mar
2020
Apr
2020
May
2020

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)811.1 815.3 820.5 810.4 805.8 (p)829.4

Employment(1)

(2)785.3 782.3 789.3 784.2 696.3 (p)725.0

Unemployment(1)

(2)25.7 33.0 31.2 26.3 109.5 (p)104.4

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)3.2 4.0 3.8 3.2 13.6 (p)12.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

879.1 864.3 867.9 861.2 757.2 (p)777.7

12-month % change

-0.2 0.3 0.6 -0.6 -13.1 (p)-11.3

Mining and Logging(4)

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 (p)0.4

12-month % change

-20.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)-20.0

Construction(4)

31.5 30.5 31.4 31.9 31.5 (p)35.1

12-month % change

-2.5 1.0 5.7 6.0 -1.6 (p)5.4

Manufacturing(4)

118.5 118.1 117.9 118.1 110.5 (p)111.6

12-month % change

-1.2 -1.2 -1.5 -1.5 -7.9 (p)-7.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

149.9 145.5 144.3 144.4 128.3 (p)132.7

12-month % change

-0.6 -1.0 -0.2 0.1 -11.3 (p)-8.5

Information(4)

13.3 13.2 13.2 13.1 12.8 (p)12.8

12-month % change

-2.2 -2.9 -2.2 -3.0 -4.5 (p)-4.5

Financial Activities(4)

50.4 50.3 50.3 49.9 49.5 (p)49.8

12-month % change

-0.4 0.4 0.8 -0.4 -1.2 (p)-0.8

Professional and Business Services(4)

124.3 122.4 122.3 120.1 109.6 (p)111.5

12-month % change

-1.4 0.1 -1.2 -3.0 -12.1 (p)-10.4

Education and Health Services(4)

178.2 176.1 177.3 174.9 161.6 (p)161.9

12-month % change

2.4 3.2 3.1 1.3 -6.3 (p)-6.6

Leisure and Hospitality(4)

78.8 76.5 77.2 75.1 36.4 (p)45.8

12-month % change

-1.4 -2.0 -0.3 -4.8 -54.7 (p)-45.3

Other Services(4)

46.6 46.2 46.1 46.4 36.2 (p)37.6

12-month % change

-0.6 -0.9 -0.4 -0.6 -23.0 (p)-20.3

Government(4)

87.2 85.1 87.5 86.9 80.4 (p)78.5

12-month % change

0.7 2.0 2.3 1.4 -7.2 (p)-8.5

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Data were subject to revision on April 17, 2020.
(3) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary