County unemployment rates continue to drop
April 29, 2021
The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic a year ago caused a significant number of job losses across the state due to the impact of restrictions and business shut-downs. This quarter, however, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) has reported a continued rebound in the state’s unemployment statistics, with Crook among those counties heading back to its pre-pandemic lows.
In March, according to DWS, Crook County had the joint fifth lowest unemployment rate in the state at 4.4%, only slightly behind the lowest rate in Wyoming: Weston County at 4.1%. By comparison, 7.9% of Sublette C...