Apples to Apples

It has been widely reported that Wisconsin lost 9,700 nonfarm jobs and ranked 43rd among states in employment growth in October. That compares to Minnesota (-6,100 jobs), Michigan (+2,000), Illinois (+30,000), and Iowa (+2,300) during the same period. However, that is based on comparing October job numbers to September employment. While it provides a useful […]

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What’s going on in Calumet County?

According to the U.S. Census, there were 21,264 primary jobs in Calumet County, Wisconsin in 2009. The Census also reports that 21,605 Calumet County residents were employed in 2009. A two part question: 1. What percentage of the 21,264 primary jobs in Calumet County were filled by people living outside of the county? a. 25% […]

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