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

Wyoming County Unemployment Rates
by: Brad Payne, Economist

"From February 2002 to February 2003, unemployment decreased significantly in Hot Springs, Big Horn, and Washakie counties."

 

Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
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REGION Feb Jan Feb Feb Jan Feb Feb Jan Feb Feb Jan Feb
County 2003 2003 2002 2003 2003 2002 2003 2003 2002 2003 2003 2002
(p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b)
                             
                               
NORTHWEST 45,855 45,407 45,716 42,827 42,342 42,429 3,028 3,065 3,287 6.6 6.8 7.2
Big Horn 5,767 5,739 5,722 5,408 5,360 5,284 359 379 438 6.2 6.6 7.7
Fremont 18,733 18,519 18,704 17,256 17,052 17,265 1,477 1,467 1,439 7.9 7.9 7.7
Hot Springs 2,235 2,193 2,353 2,125 2,092 2,195 110 101 158 4.9 4.6 6.7
Park 14,623 14,420 14,477 13,795 13,566 13,530 828 854 947 5.7 5.9 6.5
Washakie 4,497 4,536 4,460 4,243 4,272 4,155 254 264 305 5.6 5.8 6.8
                               
NORTHEAST 47,701 47,007 46,927 45,289 44,837 44,876 2,412 2,170 2,051 5.1 4.6 4.4
Campbell 23,154 22,861 23,030 22,071 21,917 22,187 1,083 944 843 4.7 4.1 3.7
Crook 2,858 2,792 2,742 2,697 2,645 2,595 161 147 147 5.6 5.3 5.4
Johnson 3,889 3,814 3,745 3,697 3,637 3,618 192 177 127 4.9 4.6 3.4
Sheridan 14,424 14,237 14,129 13,627 13,487 13,360 797 750 769 5.5 5.3 5.4
Weston 3,376 3,303 3,281 3,197 3,151 3,116 179 152 165 5.3 4.6 5.0
                               
SOUTHWEST 53,481 53,347 52,166 50,603 50,502 49,200 2,878 2,845 2,966 5.4 5.3 5.7
Lincoln 6,609 6,645 6,411 6,086 6,091 5,868 523 554 543 7.9 8.3 8.5
Sublette 3,338 3,316 3,220 3,236 3,209 3,120 102 107 100 3.1 3.2 3.1
Sweetwater 19,913 19,900 20,051 18,914 18,838 18,899 999 1,062 1,152 5.0 5.3 5.7
Teton 12,110 11,978 11,373 11,634 11,594 10,942 476 384 431 3.9 3.2 3.8
Uinta 11,511 11,508 11,111 10,733 10,770 10,371 778 738 740 6.8 6.4 6.7
                               
SOUTHEAST 74,293 73,748 73,023 71,331 70,816 70,024 2,962 2,932 2,999 4.0 4.0 4.1
Albany 19,428 19,008 19,513 19,000 18,597 19,042 428 411 471 2.2 2.2 2.4
Goshen 6,168 6,085 6,130 5,853 5,763 5,805 315 322 325 5.1 5.3 5.3
Laramie 43,210 43,286 41,988 41,297 41,391 40,096 1,913 1,895 1,892 4.4 4.4 4.5
Niobrara 1,132 1,115 1,139 1,072 1,045 1,099 60 70 40 5.3 6.3 3.5
Platte 4,355 4,254 4,253 4,109 4,020 3,982 246 234 271 5.6 5.5 6.4
                               
CENTRAL 50,258 49,616 49,390 47,469 47,005 46,777 2,789 2,611 2,613 5.5 5.3 5.3
Carbon 7,916 7,716 7,877 7,338 7,296 7,317 578 420 560 7.3 5.4 7.1
Converse 6,233 6,091 6,140 5,847 5,749 5,835 386 342 305 6.2 5.6 5.0
Natrona 36,109 35,809 35,373 34,284 33,960 33,625 1,825 1,849 1,748 5.1 5.2 4.9
                               
STATEWIDE 271,588 269,126 267,219 257,518 255,503 253,304 14,070 13,623 13,915 5.2 5.1 5.2
Statewide Seasonally Adjusted .............................................................................................................................................. 4.1 4.0 4.1
U.S.................................................................................................................................................................................................. 6.4 6.5 6.1
U.S. Seasonally Adjusted.......................................................................................................................................................... 5.8 5.7 5.6
Prepared in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Benchmarked 03/03. Run Date 4/03.
Data are not seasonally adjusted except where otherwise specified.
(p) Preliminary. (r) Revised. (b) Benchmarked.
NOTE: The Current Population Survey (CPS) estimated the 2002 annual average Wyoming unemployment rate at 4.2 percent.
The 90 percent confidence interval for this estimate suggests that in 9 of 10 cases, the interval 3.7 to 4.7 percent would contain the actual rate.


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