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County unemployment stats best in state

Wyoming’s unemployment rate fell below 3% last month – and Crook County’s was significantly lower even than that.

As one of the most employed counties in the state last month, Crook County had a 2.3% unemployment rate.

This is a significantly better statistic than at the same time last year, when unemployment in this county was at 4%.

This represents a year-to-year drop of 1.7% - the biggest reduction in unemployment over the year of all counties, followed by Washakie County’s 3.9 to 2.9% and Niobrara’s 3.2 to 2.2%.

In terms of numbers, this means that the number of unemployed people in Crook...