Wyoming Unemployment Rate Increases

The unemployment rate increased slightly in Wyoming between June and July, growing from 3.9 to 4.0 percent, according to a July report from the State’s Department of Workforce Services. Teton County had the lowest unemployment rate in July at 1.7 percent, followed by Crook at 2.8 percent and Lincoln and Goshen counties which were both at 3 percent. The highest unemployment rates were in Fremont County at 5.3 percent, Natrona at 5 percent, Campbell at 4.7 percent and Sweetwater at 4.4 percent. The state’s unemployment rate is slightly below the national average of 4.4% and is significantly lower than a year ago, when it stood at 5.4%.

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