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Unemployment rate in Campbell County and state remains steady

GILLETTE (WNE) — Campbell County’s unemployment rate remained unchanged from August to September, staying at 3.3%, which is in line with the state average.

It’s the seventh highest unemployment rate in the state.

The local labor force increased by more than 300, growing to 21,897 people, and the number of employed people increased by nearly 350 to 21,180.

Campbell County’s 3.3% mark is a big improvement over last September’s mark of 4.2%. It was the second largest year-over-year decrease in the state, behind only Natrona County.


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