(Teton County, Wyo.) - The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased significantly from 4.1% in November to 4.3% in December. For Teton County, unemployment decreased significantly from 5.0% in November to 4.0% in December. Sublette County's unemployment increased from 4.9% to 5.5% and Lincoln decreased from 5.3% to 4.8%. Wyoming’s unemployment rate was slightly higher than its December 2014 level of 4.2% and much lower than the current U.S. unemployment rate of 5.0%. Seasonally adjusted employment of Wyoming residents decreased, falling by an estimated 2,820 individuals (-1.0%; a statistically significant decrease) from November to December. More information on the state of Wyoming unemployment, click here.
*Feature Photo: Jackson Workforce Center / Pitchengine Communities*