The Milwaukee-area manufacturing index dipped to
in December. Any number greater than 50 indicates growth, but it was the lowest level for the index since December 2016.
The downtown Milwaukee streetcar, known as The Hop, provided
rides during November, its first full month of operation.
Wisconsin’s economy added
private-sector jobs in November.
Wisconsin’s population rose
in 2018, an increase of 0.37%, ranking 26th of the 50 states.
For the first 11 months of 2018, Wisconsin had the sixth-highest average wage growth in the country, at