Wyoming's seasonally adjusted unemployment
rate remained unchanged in December compared to November and has
been about the same for the past six months.
The unemployment rate in December was 5.8 percent and has kept
between 5.7 and 5.9 percent since last June. The December rate was
down considerably from the 6.4 percent unemployment seen in
The Department of Workforce Services reports jobless rates fell
from December 2010 to December 2011 in 22 of Wyoming's 23 counties.
Sublette County had the lowest unemployment, 3.2 percent. Teton
County had the worst jobless rate, 8.4 percent.
The most improvement in unemployment over the past year occurred
in Carbon, Hot Springs and Johnson counties.