Rates for new mortgage loan applications are compiled from a survey of eight banks, savings and loans and other mortgage lenders in Dane County. Data updated Aug.28, 2015.

JULY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE: The ratio of unemployed (those with no employment but were available for work and had made specific efforts to find employment some time during the four week-period) to the civilian labor force expressed as a percent, by county. Not seasonally adjusted. Uses latest av…