Wyoming jobless rate unchanged at 4.1 pct in January

Wyoming jobless rate unchanged at 4.1 pct in January

Wyoming jobless rate unchanged at 4.1 pct in January

Houston County's rate rose to 4.3 percent in January, well below of the 6.0 percent figure registered in January 2017.

Locally, Emporia's jobless rate inched up from 3.4 percent in December to 3.6 percent in January. The unemployment rate of 3 percent is up slightly from 2.8 percent a year ago.

The nation's businesses added 313,000 new jobs in February, cutting the unemployment rate for black men and black women.

North Carolina began 2018 in a stagnant pattern when it comes to the state employment outlook.


Since January 2017, Kansas gained 9,100 seasonally adjusted total nonfarm jobs and 7,500 private sector jobs. Grenville County has the most unemployed people, 10,602.

During the fourth quarter, unemployment rate among people aged between 15-29 years dropped to 24.6 percent from 26 percent a year earlier. Year-to-year, all the January 2018 figures are lower than the January 2017 numbers.

The revised data show that over the December 2016 - December 2017 period, five of nine major private industry sectors of the New Jersey economy added jobs.

Jobs in professional and business services rose by 2,100, mostly in administrative and support services (3,000) while management of companies declined (1,300). Hendry County has finally lost its title, held for years (after Flagler held it) as the county with the most unemployment: it's been replaced by Citrus, at 6 percent, followed by Sumter at 5.9 percent.

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