The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady from February to March at 5.3%.
Fremont County saw a slight decrease in unemployment, dropping from 6.7% to 6.2%. It’s also down from 7.1% this time last year.
Wyoming’s unemployment rate has remained within the narrow range of 5.1% to 5.4% in each of the past six months and is considerably lower than the current U.S. rate of 6.0%.
From February to March, unemployment rates followed their normal seasonal pattern and fell in every county. Jobless rates often decrease in March as warmer weather brings seasonal job gains in construction, leisure & hospitality, government, and other sectors.
Click here to read the full breakdown from the Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services.