Dodge County Jobless Numbers Stay Steady In August

(Dodge County) Jobless claims in the region stayed relatively steady in the month of August.

The state Department of Workforce Development says the unemployment rate in Dodge County was 2.8-percent in the eighth month of 2022, down a tenth of percent from July. Last year, the figure was 3-percent. Dodge County improved one spot in the statewide unemployment ranking to 15th.

Columbia County saw the exact same change in jobless numbers as Dodge County. Their figure last year was 3-percent.

Fond du Lac County saw their jobless numbers stay the same month-to-month at 3-percent. In 2021, the figure was 3.1-percent.

Jefferson County also so no change in their jobless claims from July to August which was 2.9-percent. A year ago, the county had a rate of 3.2-percent.

Statewide jobless numbers in August were 3.1-percent, a tenth of a percent jump from July.