Copyright 2001 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning

Wyoming County Unemployment Rates
by: Brad Payne, Economist

"For the third consecutive month, Wyoming's not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained steady at 3.3 percent."

Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rates
Aug Jul Aug Aug Jul Aug Aug Jul Aug Aug Jul Aug
REGION 2001 2001 2000   2001 2001 2000   2001 2001 2000   2001 2001 2000
County (p) (r) (b)   (p) (r) (b)   (p) (r) (b)   (p) (r) (b)
                               
NORTHWEST 48,971 49,470 48,665 46,939 47,286 46,518 2,032 2,184 2,147 4.1 4.4 4.4
Big Horn 6,009 6,030 5,869 5,771 5,755 5,577 238 275 292 4.0 4.6 5.0
Fremont 18,122 18,131 18,181 17,171 17,097 17,117 951 1,034 1,064 5.2 5.7 5.9
Hot Springs 2,475 2,518 2,456 2,391 2,421 2,393 84 97 63 3.4 3.9 2.6
Park 17,616 17,996 17,462 17,053 17,426 16,951 563 570 511 3.2 3.2 2.9
Washakie 4,749 4,795 4,697 4,553 4,587 4,480 196 208 217 4.1 4.3 4.6
                               
NORTHEAST 46,418 46,568 46,042 45,153 45,277 44,682 1,265 1,291 1,360 2.7 2.8 3.0
Campbell 21,102 21,044 21,022 20,518 20,476 20,399 584 568 623 2.8 2.7 3.0
Crook 3,364 3,416 3,268 3,285 3,328 3,173 79 88 95 2.3 2.6 2.9
Johnson 4,342 4,389 4,273 4,266 4,308 4,188 76 81 85 1.8 1.8 2.0
Sheridan 14,304 14,391 14,182 13,885 13,941 13,739 419 450 443 2.9 3.1 3.1
Weston 3,306 3,328 3,297 3,199 3,224 3,183 107 104 114 3.2 3.1 3.5
                               
SOUTHWEST 55,650 55,832 55,453 53,764 53,987 53,447 1,886 1,845 2,006 3.4 3.3 3.6
Lincoln 6,767 6,720 6,288 6,489 6,452 6,040 278 268 248 4.1 4.0 3.9
Sublette 3,567 3,564 3,509 3,502 3,506 3,434 65 58 75 1.8 1.6 2.1
Sweetwater 19,345 19,413 19,816 18,515 18,540 18,832 830 873 984 4.3 4.5 5.0
Teton 15,180 15,443 15,002 14,994 15,277 14,873 186 166 129 1.2 1.1 0.9
Uinta 10,791 10,692 10,838 10,264 10,212 10,268 527 480 570 4.9 4.5 5.3
                               
SOUTHEAST 73,131 74,269 72,100 71,077 72,204 70,426 2,054 2,065 1,674 2.8 2.8 2.3
Albany 17,458 17,906 17,497 17,146 17,581 17,268 312 325 229 1.8 1.8 1.3
Goshen 6,711 6,793 6,505 6,520 6,599 6,310 191 194 195 2.8 2.9 3.0
Laramie 42,638 43,184 42,047 41,273 41,811 40,973 1,365 1,373 1,074 3.2 3.2 2.6
Niobrara 1,407 1,409 1,327 1,370 1,379 1,300 37 30 27 2.6 2.1 2.0
Platte 4,917 4,977 4,724 4,768 4,834 4,575 149 143 149 3.0 2.9 3.2
                               
CENTRAL 50,163 50,109 49,960 48,397 48,290 48,031 1,766 1,819 1,929 3.5 3.6 3.9
Carbon 8,561 8,501 8,419 8,275 8,236 8,141 286 265 278 3.3 3.1 3.3
Converse 7,236 7,177 7,158 7,003 6,923 6,895 233 254 263 3.2 3.5 3.7
Natrona 34,366 34,431 34,383 33,119 33,131 32,995 1,247 1,300 1,388 3.6 3.8 4.0
                               
STATEWIDE 274,333 276,249 272,221 265,330 267,046 263,105 9,003 9,203 9,116 3.3 3.3 3.3
Statewide Seasonally Adjusted .............................................................................................................................................. 3.8 3.8 3.9
U.S.................................................................................................................................................................................................. 4.9 4.7 4.1
U.S. Seasonally Adjusted.......................................................................................................................................................... 4.9 4.5 4.1
Prepared in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Benchmarked 02/01. Run Date 03/01.
Data are not seasonally adjusted except where otherwise specified.
(p) Preliminary. (r) Revised. (b) Benchmarked.
NOTE: The Current Population Survey (CPS) estimated the 2000 annual average Wyoming unemployment rate at 3.9 percent.
The 90 percent confidence interval for this estimate suggests that in 9 of 10 cases, the interval 3.4 to 4.4 percent would contain the actual rate.

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