Racine tops Wisconsin cities in unemploymentUnemployment rose slightly in Superior, up from 6.8 percent to 6.9 percent.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Racine, Beloit and Milwaukee top Wisconsin cities in unemployment for October.
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development reported Wednesday that unemployment rates stayed the same or dropped in 30 of 31 cities with at least 25,000 people. It rose slightly in Superior, up from 6.8 percent to 6.9 percent.
Racine's rate was the highest at 11.8 percent, down from 12 percent in September. Beloit was second highest at 11.4 percent and Milwaukee was third at 10.3 percent.
The statewide unemployment rate for October was 7.7 percent.
Sixty counties either saw unemployment rates drop or remain the same in October, with just 12 going up. Menominee County had the highest unemployment rate at 13.9 percent, which was unchanged from the previous month.