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Sheridan County’s Unemployment Rate Decreased In November 2022; Johnson County Increased

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Although the unemployment rate in Wyoming increased in November, winter seasonal jobs helped make sure the rate didn’t go up by much.

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services says the statewide unemployment rate increased from 3.5% in October to 3.6% in November.

It was 4.0% in November of 2021.

The U.S. seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November 2022 was at 3.7%, which is unchanged from October, and down from 4.2% in November 2021.

Sheridan County’s unemployment rate for November was at 2.9%, which is down from 3.0% in October.

Johnson County’s rate for November was at 3.1%, and that is up from 2.9% in October.

The November 2021 rates for both Sheridan and Johnson Counties was at 3.1% and 3.3% respectively.

Weston County had the lowest unemployment rate in Wyoming in November at 2.1%, while Teton County had the highest rate at 3.8%.

Nonfarm employment in the Cowboy State increased by 5,400 jobs from November 2021 to November 2022.

Click here to see the latest report from the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services

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