(Jackson, Wyo.) - Yesterday, the Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased significantly from 5.2% in March to 5.5% in April. Teton County had the biggest unemployment jump in the state, rising from 3.5% in March to 6.4% in April. Unemployment usually increases in Teton County in April as the ski season has ended but the summer tourist season has not started. In April, Campbell County posted the highest unemployment rate (7.9%). It was followed by Natrona (7.5%), Fremont (7.4%), and Sublette (7.2%) counties. The lowest unemployment rates were found in Albany (3.0%), Niobrara (3.1%), and Goshen (3.6%) counties. See the full report here.
*Feature Photo: Jackson Workforce Center. Pitchengine Communities*