Report: Unemployment drops in most Wis. counties
Unemployment rates are dropping across Wisconsin.
The state Department of Workforce Development released a new report Wednesday that shows unemployment rates fell in every one of the state's 32 largest cities between August and September. Racine had the highest unemployment rate of any city at 10.7 percent followed by Beloit at 9.9 percent.
Unemployment rates also fell in all 72 counties. Rates ranged from a low of 4.3 percent in Pierce County to a high of 13.7 percent in Menominee County.
In Walworth County, the county's ranking fell from 31st lowest Wisconsin county in terms of unemployment in August to 35th lowest in September.
The unemployment rate in the county dropped from 7.3 percent in August to 6.2 percent in September. That compares to a 6.9 percent unemployment rate in Walworth County in September 2011.
The data isn't seasonally adjusted and is subject to significant revision.
The seasonally adjusted statewide unemployment rate in September was 7.3 percent.