Contact Us

Wyoming Unemployment Rate Holds at 4.9 Percent in March

Anthony Pollreisz, K2 Radio

The unemployment rate in Wyoming remains very low compared to national figures.

For a fourth consecutive month, Wyoming’s statewide unemployment rate held steady at 4.9 percent in March – nearly three percent lower than the national average of 7.6 percent.

David Bullard, a senior economist with the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, says energy development continues to drive Wyoming employment.

“Some of the lowest unemployment rates were found in areas with a lot of energy development – Sublette County was the lowest, followed by Converse County and Niobrara County,” Bullard said.

Bullard says Natrona County’s unemployment rate remains close to the statewide average.

“Natrona County’s unemployment rate was 4.7 percent in March – down just a hair from 4.8 percent in February and 5.4 percent a year ago,” Bullard said. “It seems to be decreasing.”

In March, Lincoln County had Wyoming’s highest unemployment rate at 7.9 percent.

More News from KGAB

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kgab.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on KGAB 650AM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on KGAB 650AM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!