Copyright 2004 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning
WYOMING LABOR FORCE TRENDS
Vol. 41 No. 5

Table 7: Wyoming Local Area Unemployment (Household Survey) Annual Averages, 2001-2003
2001 2002 2003 2001 2002 2003
WYOMING LINCOLN COUNTY
Labor Force 272,187 269,942 278,367 Labor Force 6,792 6,680 7,642
Employment 261,481 258,610 266,163 Employment 6,428 6,269 7,202
Unemployment 10,706 11,332 12,204 Unemployment 364 411 440
Unemployment Rate 3.9 4.2 4.4 Unemployment Rate 5.4 6.2 5.8
ALBANY COUNTY NATRONA COUNTY
Labor Force 19,263 18,964 19,704 Labor Force 35,339 35,232 36,657
Employment 18,882 18,594 19,322 Employment 33,904 33,625 34,891
Unemployment 381 370 382 Unemployment 1,435 1,607 1,766
Unemployment Rate 2.0 2.0 1.9 Unemployment Rate 4.1 4.6 4.8
BIG HORN COUNTY NIOBRARA COUNTY
Labor Force 5,976 5,735 5,851 Labor Force 1,244 1,184 1,195
Employment 5,679 5,430 5,584 Employment 1,202 1,138 1,152
Unemployment 297 305 267 Unemployment 42 46 43
Unemployment Rate 5.0 5.3 4.6 Unemployment Rate 3.4 3.9 3.6
CAMPBELL COUNTY PARK COUNTY
Labor Force 22,337 22,758 22,820 Labor Force 15,559 15,383 16,071
Employment 21,683 21,978 21,888 Employment 14,875 14,687 15,378
Unemployment 654 780 932 Unemployment 684 696 693
Unemployment Rate 2.9 3.4 4.1 Unemployment Rate 4.4 4.5 4.3
CARBON COUNTY PLATTE COUNTY
Labor Force 8,267 8,019 8,121 Labor Force 4,460 4,406 4,391
Employment 7,902 7,655 7,670 Employment 4,287 4,210 4,177
Unemployment 365 364 451 Unemployment 173 196 214
Unemployment Rate 4.4 4.5 5.6 Unemployment Rate 3.9 4.4 4.9
CONVERSE COUNTY SHERIDAN COUNTY
Labor Force 6,622 6,239 6,582 Labor Force 14,169 14,273 14,820
Employment 6,344 5,963 6,265 Employment 13,603 13,716 14,189
Unemployment 278 276 317 Unemployment 566 557 631
Unemployment Rate 4.2 4.4 4.8 Unemployment Rate 4.0 3.9 4.3
CROOK COUNTY SUBLETTE COUNTY
Labor Force 2,991 2,923 3,032 Labor Force 3,374 3,494 3,809
Employment 2,877 2,817 2,901 Employment 3,304 3,404 3,703
Unemployment 114 106 131 Unemployment 70 90 106
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.6 4.3 Unemployment Rate 2.1 2.6 2.8
FREMONT COUNTY SWEETWATER COUNTY
Labor Force 18,743 18,517 18,662 Labor Force 20,576 19,749 20,667
Employment 17,549 17,362 17,454 Employment 19,630 18,810 19,770
Unemployment 1,194 1,155 1,208 Unemployment 946 939 897
Unemployment Rate 6.4 6.2 6.5 Unemployment Rate 4.6 4.8 4.3
GOSHEN COUNTY TETON COUNTY
Labor Force 6,431 6,179 6,220 Labor Force 12,665 12,334 12,486
Employment 6,198 5,953 5,987 Employment 12,379 11,959 11,994
Unemployment 233 226 233 Unemployment 286 375 492
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.7 3.7 Unemployment Rate 2.3 3.0 3.9
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY UINTA COUNTY
Labor Force 2,468 2,349 2,251 Labor Force 11,040 11,322 11,293
Employment 2,362 2,240 2,175 Employment 10,487 10,672 10,633
Unemployment 106 109 76 Unemployment 553 650 660
Unemployment Rate 4.3 4.6 3.4 Unemployment Rate 5.0 5.7 5.8
JOHNSON COUNTY WASHAKIE COUNTY
Labor Force 3,910 3,974 4,121 Labor Force 4,628 4,519 4,647
Employment 3,791 3,864 3,988 Employment 4,419 4,282 4,459
Unemployment 119 110 133 Unemployment 209 237 188
Unemployment Rate 3.0 2.8 3.2 Unemployment Rate 4.5 5.2 4.0
LARAMIE COUNTY WESTON COUNTY
Labor Force 41,988 42,431 44,132 Labor Force 3,347 3,280 3,194
Employment 40,492 40,827 42,314 Employment 3,203 3,156 3,069
Unemployment 1,496 1,604 1,818 Unemployment 144 124 125
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.8 4.1 Unemployment Rate 4.3 3.8 3.9


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