Fremont County unemployment rate remains highest in state, slightly down from last year

    June unemployment numbers for Wyoming were released this week, and Fremont County is slightly lower than it was this time last year.

    In June 2017, the unemployment rate was 5.4% and June 2018 was 5.2%.

    That is, however, still the highest current unemployment rate in the state, a title that Fremont County has held all but one month so far in 2018.


    Wyoming’s unemployment rate, overall for June 2018 was 3.7%, down from June 2017’s 4% unemployment. Wyoming’s average is slightly less than the current United States average of 4%.

    Teton County currently is reporting the state’s lowest unemployment numbers at 2.4%, followed by Crook County at 3.1%.

    Natrona had the second-highest unemployment rate after Fremont County, at 4.7% and Uinta County at 4.5%.

    You can see more employment information by county here. 


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