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County maintains better-than-average employment levels

After last year returning to “normal” employment levels in the wake of the pandemic, Crook County’s statistics have improved a little more during the busiest season of 2023.

According to the latest figures from the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Crook County is still one of the most employed counties in the state.

In July, just 2.1% of residents of this county were unemployed. This was a drop of 0.5% from June, when the unemployment rate was 2.6%.

The unemployment rate was significantly lower than the overall Wyoming average of 3.1% in June and 3% in July.

These numbers were similar...