The city of Racine’s rate increased from 11.1% to 11.9% during that time. Racine had the state’s highest unemployment rate with Beloit placing second at 10.4%.
The City of Racine’s unemployment rose from 11.2% in November of 2012 to 11.9% in December 2012 and is also up from 11.1% in December 2011
Unemployement rates reflect only people who are employed or actively seeking work. That data does not include those individuals who are out of work but have stopped working, or who are underemployed (working part-time but wanting full-time jobs).
For more information and additional data see the release from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Division of Employment and Training