Big Horn, Sheridan Counties Among Highest Unemployment In State

Big Horn, Sheridan Counties Among Highest Unemployment In State

Wyoming's unemployment rate increased slightly in July to 5.6 percent - the second straight month the state's jobless rate has gone up.

The rate is up from June's 5.4 percent.

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services noted that the July rate is still lower than a year ago when it was 6 percent for the same month.

Lincoln County posted the state's highest jobless rate at 7.2 percent, followed by Fremont County at 7 percent, Big Horn at 6.7 percent and Sheridan at 6.2 percent.

Sublette County had the lowest unemployment rate in July at 3.6 percent, followed by Teton County at 4.1 percent, and Hot Springs, Converse and Campbell counties all at 4.3 percent.

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