Copyright 2005 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning
WYOMING LABOR FORCE TRENDS
Vol. 42 No. 3

Wyoming County Unemployment Rates
by: Brad Payne, Senior Economist

County unemployment rates followed their normal seasonal pattern and increased from December to January.

 

Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
REGION Jan Dec Jan Jan Dec Jan Jan Dec Jan Jan Dec Jan
County 2005 2004 2004 2005 2004 2004 2005 2004 2004 2005 2004 2004
(p) (b) (b) (p) (b) (b) (p) (b) (b) (p) (b) (b)
                               
                               
NORTHWEST 44,068 44,561 43,547 41,618 42,533 40,699 2,450 2,028 2,848 5.6 4.6 6.5
Big Horn 5,381 5,371 5,318 5,055 5,108 4,970 326 263 348 6.1 4.9 6.5
Fremont 17,981 18,152 17,785 16,888 17,258 16,482 1,093 894 1,303 6.1 4.9 7.3
Hot Springs 2,306 2,384 2,402 2,201 2,293 2,267 105 91 135 4.6 3.8 5.6
Park 14,058 14,262 13,800 13,331 13,652 12,960 727 610 840 5.2 4.3 6.1
Washakie 4,342 4,392 4,242 4,143 4,222 4,020 199 170 222 4.6 3.9 5.2
                               
NORTHEAST 48,877 49,197 48,210 46,884 47,493 45,929 1,993 1,704 2,281 4.1 3.5 4.7
Campbell 23,442 23,433 23,288 22,688 22,758 22,379 754 675 909 3.2 2.9 3.9
Crook 3,130 3,154 2,951 2,973 3,027 2,782 157 127 169 5.0 4.0 5.7
Johnson 3,684 3,728 3,539 3,507 3,583 3,341 177 145 198 4.8 3.9 5.6
Sheridan 15,474 15,698 15,299 14,722 15,075 14,449 752 623 850 4.9 4.0 5.6
Weston 3,147 3,184 3,133 2,994 3,050 2,978 153 134 155 4.9 4.2 4.9
                               
SOUTHWEST 57,640 58,296 56,827 55,259 56,266 54,209 2,381 2,030 2,618 4.1 3.5 4.6
Lincoln 8,749 8,853 9,032 8,347 8,535 8,606 402 318 426 4.6 3.6 4.7
Sublette 4,357 4,399 4,091 4,252 4,302 3,961 105 97 130 2.4 2.2 3.2
Sweetwater 22,093 22,424 21,442 21,210 21,660 20,450 883 764 992 4.0 3.4 4.6
Teton 11,893 11,848 11,373 11,414 11,425 10,878 479 423 495 4.0 3.6 4.4
Uinta 10,548 10,772 10,889 10,036 10,344 10,314 512 428 575 4.9 4.0 5.3
                               
SOUTHEAST 75,117 75,607 75,082 71,545 72,450 71,247 3,572 3,157 3,835 4.8 4.2 5.1
Albany 20,487 20,775 21,076 19,771 20,152 20,278 716 623 798 3.5 3.0 3.8
Goshen 5,876 6,025 5,625 5,566 5,769 5,289 310 256 336 5.3 4.2 6.0
Laramie 43,500 43,542 43,156 41,272 41,541 40,801 2,228 2,001 2,355 5.1 4.6 5.5
Niobrara 1,107 1,105 1,126 1,051 1,060 1,064 56 45 62 5.1 4.1 5.5
Platte 4,147 4,160 4,099 3,885 3,928 3,815 262 232 284 6.3 5.6 6.9
                               
CENTRAL 54,350 54,616 53,064 51,956 52,561 50,281 2,394 2,055 2,783 4.4 3.8 5.2
Carbon 7,544 7,653 7,624 7,170 7,324 7,110 374 329 514 5.0 4.3 6.7
Converse 6,369 6,436 6,445 6,054 6,151 6,100 315 285 345 4.9 4.4 5.4
Natrona 40,437 40,527 38,995 38,732 39,086 37,071 1,705 1,441 1,924 4.2 3.6 4.9
                               
STATEWIDE 280,053 282,277 276,732 267,263 271,303 262,366 12,790 10,974 14,366 4.6 3.9 5.2
Statewide Seasonally Adjusted .............................................................................................................................................. 3.4 3.7 3.9
U.S.................................................................................................................................................................................................. 5.7 5.1 6.3
U.S. Seasonally Adjusted.......................................................................................................................................................... 5.2 5.4 5.7
Prepared in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Benchmarked 03/05. Run Date 3/05.
Data are not seasonally adjusted except where otherwise specified.
(p) Preliminary. (b) Benchmarked.

 

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