St. Croix County’s February unemployment rate is 5.6 percent
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) last week announced the preliminary February 2014 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties. At 5.6 percent, St. Croix County’s rate is the sixth lowest in the state. St. Croix’s February rate is higher than January’s final rate of 5.1 percent and December’s final rate of 4.2 percent. One year ago, the county’s unemployment rate was estimated at 6.6 percent.