Laramie, Wy – Fremont County had Wyoming's highest
unemployment rate in August -- four-point-five percent.
That's according to figures released this week from the Wyoming
Department of Employment.
Although Fremont County's unemployment was low, it was well
ahead of the rest of the state. No other county had a rate above
three-point-nine percent, and the statewide average was
Johnson County had the lowest unemployment rate, just one
The nationwide unemployment rate was five-point-four percent,
down about half a point from a year earlier.