Labor Market Information

Manitowoc County Data

County Workforce Profile

County Workforce Profile provides snapshots of the labor market in every Wisconsin county. This profile includes analysis of Manitowoc County’s current and projected population dynamics and its effect on labor force, the county’s industry and occupational composition and wages, commuting patterns, and income information.

Unemployment Rates and Labor Force Estimates

Employment monthly labor force, employment, and unemployment rate estimates for Manitowoc County.

Unemployment Rates and Labor Force Estimates


The Occupational Employment Statistics survey, conducted annually in every state under the guidance of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, provides hourly wage data for many occupations in Wisconsin and metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) including Manitowoc County. The number of occupations varies by area depending on response rates.

Occupational Employment Statistics

National Employment Data

Labor Market Information Center

The Labor Market Information Center ties together information on:

  • National average wages and trends
  • Occupational trends
  • Connections to other federal statistical resources

Information is collected from the Business Center of Career OneStop, other U.S. Department of Labor resources.

America’s Career InfoNet

America’s Career InfoNet, delivers information related to:

  • Occupational trends
  • Wage trends, both nationally and state-specific
  • Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) required for occupations
  • State-level demographic, economic, educational, cultural information

Working in the 21st Century

Working in the 21st Century is a portrait of the U.S. workforce at the beginning of the New Millennium. It contains charts and information related to subjects ranging from education levels to retirement plans. It was created by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which also offers these data:

  • Inflation and Consumer Spending
  • Wages and Benefits
  • Unemployment
  • Productivity
  • Safety and Health

Wisconsin Data


WORKnet is an interactive labor market information database for Wisconsin that lets users customize their information search. Find:

  • Unemployment rates, industry projections and size of the labor force
  • Local, county, and regional labor market information
  • Occupational trends and wages
  • Economic indicators and affirmative action statistics

Office of Economic Advisors

The Office of Economic Advisors in the Department of Workforce Development interprets labor force data related to employment growth in Wisconsin. Monthly and annual reports are published to give an overview of county and state trends. These reports include:

  • WORKnet
  • Wisconsin Census and Population Data (Department of Administration)
  • County Workforce Profiles
  • State and regional Employment Projections
  • Wisconsin Business Statistics and Data (Department of Commerce)