Report: Wyoming unemployment rates remain steady

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Published: Apr. 20, 2021 at 11:53 PM CDT
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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A new report shows Wyoming’s unemployment rate has remained better than the national average, signaling a positive trajectory more than a year into the pandemic. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Research & Planning Section released a March report on Monday.

It shows the unemployment rate stayed at 5.3% from February to March after a steady run of 5.1% to 5.4% in the last six months. The national unemployment rate is at 6%. Currently, Weston County leads the state with the lowest unemployment rate, at 4.1%. It’s followed by Teton County at 4.2%, and Niobrara and Goshen counties at 4.3%.

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