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Park, Washakie Top Unemployment List

Written by on April 24, 2019

Park County and Washakie County currently top the list for the state’s highest unemployment rates.

According to the Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, most county unemployment rates changed very little from February to March. Washakie County’s rate increased from 4.4% to 4.9%, but unemployment rates fell in Park – down from 5.2% to 4.8%.

The lowest unemployment rate in the state was found in Teton County at 2.4%, but the highest rates were reported in Washakie County and Park County.

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 3.9% in February to 3.7% in March. Wyoming’s unemployment rate was slightly lower than the current U.S. rate of 3.8%.

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