Unemployment rates decline throughout area
On June 22 Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Secretary Scott Baumbach announced the preliminary May unemployment rates for Wisconsin's 72 counties.
Pierce County's rate was estimated at 5.6% compared to its April rate of 6.5% and its March rate of 7%. A year ago Pierce County's unemployment rate was 6.3%.
St. Croix's rate was estimated at 5.7% compared to the April rate of 6.6% and March's rate of 7.5%. A year ago, the St. Croix's unemployment rate was 7.1%.