Unemployment rates in Sublette County have traditionally fluctuated greatly depending on the season. In the last two years, however, these fluctuations have effectively stopped.
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Impact of Natural Gas Development
The County’s natural gas development has not only created winter job opportunities in the gas industry, but has also likely attracted employees from other sectors and thus created employment opportunities in those sectors. In addition, growth in Sublette County’s housing stock has provided additional opportunities for winter-time work.
Method of Measurement
Unemployment rates are typically figured by measuring the number of people seeking unemployment benefits versus the overall available workforce.