Wyoming Jobless Rate Steady at 5.8% for November

Wyoming Jobless Rate Steady at 5.8% for November

Wyoming's unemployment rose marginally from October to November from 5.7 to 5.85. Sheridan County saw its numbers go up slightly from 6.1 to 6.55 in the same time period.

Wyoming's jobless rate has remained between 5.7. and 5.9% since June. Wyoming sits far below the national unemployment rate of 8.6% for the month. The U.S. rate is up from 8.2% last month, but down from 9.8% in November of 2010.

Teton County saw a jump from 7.8% unemployment in October to 11.8% in November, posting the state's highest number.

The lowest unemployment rate for November was Sublette County with 3.1% unemployment. Campbell and Niborara counties were the next two lowest with 4.1 and 4.2% unemployment, respectively.

Last year in November Sheridan County's jobless rate was 6.8%. Johnson County had its rate rise from 6.0 to 6.3% last month, but year in November Johnson County had an unemployment rate of 7.2%.

Numbers are according to Wyoming Department of Workforce Services.

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