Market Data

Unemployment

Rates

(NOTE: Rates reflect annual averages for YR 2017)

Rock County

Wisconsin

United States

4.8%

4.1%

4.9%

Rock County Commuting Patterns

Rock County Commuting Patterns

Where do Rock County Residents work?

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Rock County's Economy

Rock County’s current population of 159,886 (2016 estimate) continues to rank among Wisconsin’s largest counties. Moderate population growth, as measured by comparative Census data, is directly attributed to the County’s close proximity to larger, metropolitan locations such as Madison, Milwaukee, Rockford and Chicago. By leveraging these geographic, industry and transportation linkages – and then capitalizing on the area’s lower cost of living - Rock County has positioned itself as a growth and investment benefactor.

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