Copyright 2006 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning
WYOMING LABOR FORCE TRENDS
Vol. 42 No. 12

 

Wyoming County Unemployment Rates
by: Roy Azar, Senior Economist

Across Wyoming's 23 counties unemployment remained low in October. Platte County posted the highest unemployment rate (4.6%), followed by Fremont County (4.4%).

 

Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
REGION Oct Sep Oct Oct Sep Oct Oct Sep Oct Oct Sep Oct
County 2005 2005 2004 2005 2005 2004 2005 2005 2004 2005 2005 2004
(p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b)
                               
                               
NORTHWEST 45,382 45,590 45,975 43,541 43,801 44,155 1,841 1,789 1,820 4.1 3.9 4.0
Big Horn 5,445 5,314 5,639 5,236 5,092 5,407 209 222 232 3.8 4.2 4.1
Fremont 18,369 18,241 18,547 17,555 17,443 17,736 814 798 811 4.4 4.4 4.4
Hot Springs 2,400 2,361 2,419 2,302 2,270 2,338 98 91 81 4.1 3.9 3.3
Park 14,735 15,419 14,867 14,182 14,900 14,340 553 519 527 3.8 3.4 3.5
Washakie 4,433 4,255 4,503 4,266 4,096 4,334 167 159 169 3.8 3.7 3.8
                               
NORTHEAST 50,253 49,773 48,738 48,711 48,266 47,207 1,542 1,507 1,531 3.1 3.0 3.1
Campbell 23,886 23,568 22,473 23,248 22,933 21,831 638 635 642 2.7 2.7 2.9
Crook 3,341 3,330 3,382 3,238 3,228 3,264 103 102 118 3.1 3.1 3.5
Johnson 3,964 3,942 3,909 3,833 3,818 3,797 131 124 112 3.3 3.1 2.9
Sheridan 15,756 15,641 15,690 15,215 15,118 15,157 541 523 533 3.4 3.3 3.4
Weston 3,306 3,292 3,284 3,177 3,169 3,158 129 123 126 3.9 3.7 3.8
                               
SOUTHWEST 61,374 62,571 59,716 59,448 60,759 57,781 1,926 1,812 1,935 3.1 2.9 3.2
Lincoln 8,226 8,349 8,149 7,927 8,061 7,872 299 288 277 3.6 3.4 3.4
Sublette 4,934 4,988 4,763 4,840 4,895 4,675 94 93 88 1.9 1.9 1.8
Sweetwater 23,507 23,188 22,256 22,787 22,493 21,541 720 695 715 3.1 3.0 3.2
Teton 13,623 14,970 13,629 13,179 14,605 13,170 444 365 459 3.3 2.4 3.4
Uinta 11,084 11,076 10,919 10,715 10,705 10,523 369 371 396 3.3 3.3 3.6
                               
SOUTHEAST 74,260 72,936 75,032 71,453 70,184 72,008 2,807 2,752 3,024 3.8 3.8 4.0
Albany 20,532 19,888 20,564 19,952 19,336 19,990 580 552 574 2.8 2.8 2.8
Goshen 6,070 5,723 6,262 5,821 5,467 6,025 249 256 237 4.1 4.5 3.8
Laramie 42,228 41,945 42,723 40,490 40,240 40,737 1,738 1,705 1,986 4.1 4.1 4.6
Niobrara 1,197 1,162 1,211 1,153 1,126 1,170 44 36 41 3.7 3.1 3.4
Platte 4,233 4,218 4,272 4,037 4,015 4,086 196 203 186 4.6 4.8 4.4
                               
CENTRAL 56,112 55,201 55,006 54,173 53,332 53,057 1,939 1,869 1,949 3.5 3.4 3.5
Carbon 8,032 8,053 7,953 7,725 7,759 7,635 307 294 318 3.8 3.7 4.0
Converse 6,955 6,846 6,716 6,710 6,602 6,470 245 244 246 3.5 3.6 3.7
Natrona 41,125 40,302 40,337 39,738 38,971 38,952 1,387 1,331 1,385 3.4 3.3 3.4
                               
STATEWIDE 287,386 286,067 284,469 277,329 276,342 274,210 10,057 9,725 10,259 3.5 3.4 3.6
Statewide Seasonally Adjusted .............................................................................................................................................. 4.1 4.1 4.2
U.S.................................................................................................................................................................................................. 4.6 4.8 5.1
U.S. Seasonally Adjusted .......................................................................................................................................................... 5.0 5.1 5.5
Prepared in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Benchmarked 06/05. Run Date 11/05.
Data are not seasonally adjusted except where otherwise specified.
(p) Preliminary. (r) Revised. (b) Benchmarked.
 

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