Unemployment down slightly
Labor force, unemployment numbers both down from 2017
December 5, 2018
The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) released its October report on unemployment claims recently, placing Wyoming unemployment at 4.1 percent, putting it at the same percentage as September and down from October 2017, which saw an unemployment rate of 4.2 percent. According to the DWS, the highest unemployment rates were reported in Fremont County, at 4.4 percent, and Natrona County, at 4.2 percent.
Carbon County, which reported 3.7 percent unemployment, sat in the middle of the road with only 263 claiming unemployment. Compared to data from the year before, unemployment decli...