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Table 7: Wyoming Local Area Unemployment (LAUS) Annual Averages, 2000-2002
2000 2001 2002 2000 2001 2002
WYOMING LINCOLN COUNTY
Labor Force 268,059 272,408 270,290 Labor Force 6,596 6,798 6,695
Employment 257,699 261,694 258,943 Employment 6,253 6,433 6,283
Unemployment 10,360 10,714 11,347 Unemployment 343 365 412
Unemployment Rate 3.9 3.9 4.2 Unemployment Rate 5.2 5.4 6.2
ALBANY COUNTY NATRONA COUNTY
Labor Force 18,740 19,279 19,005 Labor Force 34,475 35,367 35,241
Employment 18,441 18,898 18,634 Employment 32,984 33,932 33,634
Unemployment 299 381 371 Unemployment 1,491 1,435 1,607
Unemployment Rate 1.6 2.0 2.0 Unemployment Rate 4.3 4.1 4.6
BIG HORN COUNTY NIOBRARA COUNTY
Labor Force 6,017 5,980 5,747 Labor Force 1,303 1,245 1,187
Employment 5,683 5,683 5,441 Employment 1,268 1,203 1,141
Unemployment 334 297 306 Unemployment 35 42 46
Unemployment Rate 5.6 5.0 5.3 Unemployment Rate 2.7 3.4 3.9
CAMPBELL COUNTY PARK COUNTY
Labor Force 20,704 22,355 22,806 Labor Force 15,505 15,571 15,418
Employment 20,011 21,701 22,026 Employment 14,877 14,887 14,719
Unemployment 693 654 780 Unemployment 628 684 699
Unemployment Rate 3.3 2.9 3.4 Unemployment Rate 4.1 4.4 4.5
CARBON COUNTY PLATTE COUNTY
Labor Force 8,357 8,275 8,038 Labor Force 4,685 4,464 4,415
Employment 8,020 7,909 7,672 Employment 4,516 4,291 4,219
Unemployment 337 366 366 Unemployment 169 173 196
Unemployment Rate 4.0 4.4 4.6 Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.9 4.4
CONVERSE COUNTY SHERIDAN COUNTY
Labor Force 6,802 6,628 6,252 Labor Force 14,186 14,182 14,303
Employment 6,499 6,349 5,976 Employment 13,600 13,614 13,745
Unemployment 303 279 276 Unemployment 586 568 558
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.2 4.4 Unemployment Rate 4.1 4.0 3.9
CROOK COUNTY SUBLETTE COUNTY
Labor Force 3,166 2,994 2,930 Labor Force 3,246 3,377 3,501
Employment 3,037 2,880 2,823 Employment 3,166 3,307 3,411
Unemployment 129 114 107 Unemployment 80 70 90
Unemployment Rate 4.1 3.8 3.7 Unemployment Rate 2.5 2.1 2.6
FREMONT COUNTY SWEETWATER COUNTY
Labor Force 18,263 18,760 18,555 Labor Force 20,295 20,592 19,790
Employment 17,094 17,564 17,398 Employment 19,318 19,646 18,851
Unemployment 1,169 1,196 1,157 Unemployment 977 946 939
Unemployment Rate 6.4 6.4 6.2 Unemployment Rate 4.8 4.6 4.7
GOSHEN COUNTY TETON COUNTY
Labor Force 6,651 6,437 6,190 Labor Force 12,340 12,674 12,362
Employment 6,451 6,204 5,964 Employment 12,127 12,388 11,986
Unemployment 200 233 226 Unemployment 213 286 376
Unemployment Rate 3.0 3.6 3.7 Unemployment Rate 1.7 2.3 3.0
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY UINTA COUNTY
Labor Force 2,460 2,470 2,355 Labor Force 10,621 11,048 11,345
Employment 2,377 2,364 2,245 Employment 10,041 10,495 10,695
Unemployment 83 106 110 Unemployment 580 553 650
Unemployment Rate 3.4 4.3 4.7 Unemployment Rate 5.5 5.0 5.7
JOHNSON COUNTY WASHAKIE COUNTY
Labor Force 3,973 3,915 3,982 Labor Force 4,759 4,631 4,529
Employment 3,860 3,795 3,872 Employment 4,511 4,422 4,291
Unemployment 113 120 110 Unemployment 248 209 238
Unemployment Rate 2.8 3.1 2.8 Unemployment Rate 5.2 4.5 5.3
LARAMIE COUNTY WESTON COUNTY
Labor Force 41,510 42,020 42,361 Labor Force 3,403 3,350 3,287
Employment 40,313 40,524 40,758 Employment 3,252 3,206 3,162
Unemployment 1,197 1,496 1,603 Unemployment 151 144 125
Unemployment Rate 2.9 3.6 3.8 Unemployment Rate 4.4 4.3 3.8


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