County still tops statewide employment rankings
July 28, 2022
Crook County’s position in the state’s unemployment rankings is holding steady this summer. With just 2.6% of citizens unemployed, the county sat at number four on the statewide list during the month of June.
Ahead of Crook County are Teton and Niobrara counties, both at 2.2%, and Weston County at 2.5%.
The statistics are an improvement on this time last year, when Crook County had 4.4% unemployment, and is also lower than the state average of 3.1% for June.
Overall, Wyoming has slowly been returning to its pre-pandemic unemployment levels. The peak of the disturbance to the workforce c...