Copyright 2003 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning

Wyoming County Unemployment Rates
by: Brad Payne, Economist

"Teton County's unemployment rate fell from 4.6 percent in November to 4.0 percent in December as the winter tourist season started."

 

Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
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REGION Dec Nov Dec   Dec Nov Dec   Dec Nov Dec   Dec Nov Dec
County 2002 2002 2001   2002 2002 2001   2002 2002 2001   2002 2002 2001
(p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b)
                               
NORTHWEST 45,955 46,656 45,664 43,317 44,368 43,146 2,638 2,288 2,518 5.7 4.9 5.5
Big Horn 5,737 5,884 5,835 5,446 5,649 5,544 291 235 291 5.1 4.0 5.0
Fremont 18,807 19,066 18,489 17,507 17,925 17,353 1,300 1,141 1,136 6.9 6.0 6.1
Hot Springs 2,363 2,380 2,455 2,253 2,297 2,326 110 83 129 4.7 3.5 5.3
Park 14,561 14,807 14,352 13,815 14,135 13,569 746 672 783 5.1 4.5 5.5
Washakie 4,487 4,519 4,533 4,296 4,362 4,354 191 157 179 4.3 3.5 3.9
                               
NORTHEAST 48,037 48,360 46,774 46,159 46,736 45,068 1,878 1,624 1,706 3.9 3.4 3.6
Campbell 23,911 23,923 23,105 23,095 23,188 22,441 816 735 664 3.4 3.1 2.9
Crook 2,804 2,949 2,895 2,692 2,846 2,764 112 103 131 4.0 3.5 4.5
Johnson 3,878 3,998 3,697 3,744 3,895 3,545 134 103 152 3.5 2.6 4.1
Sheridan 14,200 14,188 13,771 13,524 13,626 13,150 676 562 621 4.8 4.0 4.5
Weston 3,244 3,302 3,306 3,104 3,181 3,168 140 121 138 4.3 3.7 4.2
                               
SOUTHWEST 52,496 51,854 53,460 49,901 49,454 50,876 2,595 2,400 2,584 4.9 4.6 4.8
Lincoln 6,445 6,571 6,869 5,984 6,168 6,421 461 403 448 7.2 6.1 6.5
Sublette 3,336 3,481 3,216 3,250 3,396 3,149 86 85 67 2.6 2.4 2.1
Sweetwater 20,067 19,800 20,491 19,110 18,967 19,458 957 833 1,033 4.8 4.2 5.0
Teton 11,651 10,879 11,824 11,182 10,376 11,407 469 503 417 4.0 4.6 3.5
Uinta 10,997 11,123 11,060 10,375 10,547 10,441 622 576 619 5.7 5.2 5.6
                               
SOUTHEAST 74,394 74,669 73,916 71,874 72,401 71,442 2,520 2,268 2,474 3.4 3.0 3.3
Albany 20,079 19,989 19,601 19,706 19,679 19,182 373 310 419 1.9 1.6 2.1
Goshen 6,328 6,573 6,371 6,121 6,400 6,183 207 173 188 3.3 2.6 3.0
Laramie 42,614 42,575 42,416 40,957 41,039 40,780 1,657 1,536 1,636 3.9 3.6 3.9
Niobrara 1,186 1,242 1,181 1,116 1,184 1,129 70 58 52 5.9 4.7 4.4
Platte 4,187 4,290 4,347 3,974 4,099 4,168 213 191 179 5.1 4.5 4.1
                               
CENTRAL 49,429 49,918 50,066 47,048 47,760 47,834 2,381 2,158 2,232 4.8 4.3 4.5
Carbon 7,779 8,024 8,012 7,422 7,730 7,557 357 294 455 4.6 3.7 5.7
Converse 6,281 6,428 6,342 5,926 6,128 6,082 355 300 260 5.7 4.7 4.1
Natrona 35,369 35,466 35,712 33,700 33,902 34,195 1,669 1,564 1,517 4.7 4.4 4.2
                               
STATEWIDE 270,312 271,456 269,881 258,300 260,720 258,368 12,012 10,736 11,513 4.4 4.0 4.3
Statewide Seasonally Adjusted .............................................................................................................................................. 4.4 4.2 4.2
U.S.................................................................................................................................................................................................. 5.7 5.7 5.4
U.S. Seasonally Adjusted.......................................................................................................................................................... 6.0 6.0 5.8
Prepared in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Benchmarked 02/02. Run Date 12/02.
Data are not seasonally adjusted except where otherwise specified.
(p) Preliminary. (r) Revised. (b) Benchmarked.
NOTE: The Current Population Survey (CPS) estimated the 2001 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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