Wyoming’s unemployment rate is 1.8% below national average

The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services shared today, September 22nd, that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 7.1% in July to 6.6% in August.

Fremont County fell from 7.1% in July to 6.2% in August. The local unemployment rate has continued to decline since it’s peak rate of 9.3% in April which is attributed to large disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wyoming’s jobless rate has decreased in each of the past four months, and is currently lower than the U.S. rate of 8.4%.

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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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