Fremont County unemployment rate dips to 5.8%

The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported today, October 20th, that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 6.6% in August to 6.1% in September. Lower than the national average of 7.9%.

Fremont County fell from 6.3% in August to 5.8% in September. The local unemployment rate has been in steady decline since its peak rate of 9.3% in April which is attributed to large disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“It appears that the state’s economy is recovering and individuals are going back to work,” WDWS said in a press release.

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You can find more information about the August 2020 unemployment rates across Wyoming from the Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services by clicking here.

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