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Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD)
County Workforce Profiles of Wisconsin
Provides current labor market information for each Wisconsin county. Data includes population and civilian labor force, commuting patterns, employment change by industry, largest industries and employers, and wage & income data.
LAUS Estimates Report, Wisconsin
Statistical data by county on the labor force, unemployment, and employment. Online issues start with 1990; issues for 1976-2004 are located in the general stacks, HD5725 .W5 C5x.
Occupation profiles by county or city; includes wages, jobs projections, and links to required skill sets, education and training.
County profiles providing top employers, top industries, unemployment rates, population, per capita income and more.
Data Analysis Tables
Provides links to data on employment & unemployment statistics, layoffs, strikes, industry projections, income, and population.
- Wisconsin Projections: Occupations and Industry
More Online Resources for Wisconsin and Milwaukee
The State of Working Wisconsin
Published by the Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS), which is based at UW-Madison; provides current data on wages, income, taxes, unemployment, wealth, and poverty in Wisconsin.
(Older issues also available
Choose Milwaukee: Regional Statistics
Provides statistics on the economy, income & wages, labor force, top employers and more for the 7-county Milwaukee area.
Wisconsin Blue Book
Provides information on a wide variety of Wisconsin-focused topics, including employment, industries, income, and benefits; published biennially; includes links to historical issues.
A print copy of the current Blue Book is located in the Reference collection and issues from 1913 forward are located in the General Stacks: call number JK 6031