Research 04/03/2019

Millennial Wisconsin: Is Wisconsin Attractive to This Generation?

  For decades, baby boomers drove labor force changes, both nationally and in Wisconsin. Now, as they retire, they are being replaced by millennials, a group that will approach 40% of the workforce over the next few years. The challenge for Wisconsin, and other states, is to attract and retain this group. Recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows Wisconsin is struggling with this group. Read the article that appeared in the April 2019 Wisconsin Counties magazine, “Millennial Wisconsin: Is Wisconsin Attractive to This Generation,” by WCA Director of Research and Analytics Dale Knapp, by clicking here.