2000 WYOMING BENCHMARK LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES
WYOMING ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 261,991 262,109 263,855 263,603 264,756 271,906 272,210 270,628 267,506 268,163 268,300 266,669 266,808
EMPLOYMENT 248,642 249,829 252,189 253,439 255,291 261,767 262,929 261,379 258,491 259,019 257,697 256,296 256,414
UNEMPLOYMENT 13,349 12,280 11,666 10,164 9,465 10,139 9,281 9,249 9,015 9,144 10,603 10,373 10,394
UNEMPL. RATE 5.1 4.7 4.4 3.9 3.6 3.7 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 4.0 3.9 3.9
NATRONA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 36,141 36,360 36,269 36,425 36,414 36,400 36,491 36,225 36,037 36,719 37,547 37,266 36,524
EMPLOYMENT 34,316 34,674 34,653 35,031 35,060 34,993 35,190 34,883 34,740 35,417 36,018 35,870 35,070
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,825 1,686 1,616 1,394 1,354 1,407 1,301 1,342 1,297 1,302 1,529 1,396 1,454
UNEMPL. RATE 5.0 4.6 4.5 3.8 3.7 3.9 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.5 4.1 3.7 4.0
CASPER CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 27,066 27,235 27,169 27,295 27,288 27,276 27,347 27,146 27,006 27,518 28,130 27,926 27,367
EMPLOYMENT 25,763 26,032 26,016 26,300 26,321 26,271 26,419 26,189 26,081 26,589 27,040 26,930 26,329
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,303 1,203 1,153 995 967 1,005 928 957 925 929 1,090 996 1,038
UNEMPL. RATE 4.8 4.4 4.2 3.6 3.5 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.9 3.6 3.8
LARAMIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 39,544 39,820 40,281 40,307 40,003 40,154 40,937 40,344 39,645 40,069 41,068 40,514 40,224
EMPLOYMENT 37,570 38,042 38,647 38,873 38,621 38,610 39,541 38,962 38,228 38,645 39,525 39,005 38,689
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,974 1,778 1,634 1,434 1,382 1,544 1,396 1,382 1,417 1,424 1,543 1,509 1,535
UNEMPL. RATE 5.0 4.5 4.1 3.6 3.5 3.8 3.4 3.4 3.6 3.6 3.8 3.7 3.8
CHEYENNE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 26,362 26,537 26,837 26,847 26,641 26,749 27,263 26,868 26,404 26,686 27,355 26,986 26,795
EMPLOYMENT 24,965 25,279 25,681 25,832 25,663 25,656 26,275 25,891 25,402 25,679 26,264 25,919 25,709
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,397 1,258 1,156 1,015 978 1,093 988 977 1,002 1,007 1,091 1,067 1,086
UNEMPL. RATE 5.3 4.7 4.3 3.8 3.7 4.1 3.6 3.6 3.8 3.8 4.0 4.0 4.1
ALBANY COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 18,250 18,624 18,746 18,575 17,963 17,952 17,469 17,200 17,990 18,750 19,124 18,843 18,291
EMPLOYMENT 17,516 17,923 18,056 17,963 17,394 17,285 16,871 16,644 17,412 18,178 18,503 18,246 17,666
UNEMPLOYMENT 734 701 690 612 569 667 598 556 578 572 621 597 625
UNEMPL. RATE 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.3 3.2 3.7 3.4 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.2 3.2 3.4
LARAMIE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 15,402 15,719 15,821 15,678 15,162 15,150 14,743 14,518 15,186 15,827 16,141 15,904 15,437
EMPLOYMENT 14,791 15,135 15,246 15,168 14,688 14,595 14,245 14,055 14,704 15,350 15,624 15,407 14,917
UNEMPLOYMENT 611 584 575 510 474 555 498 463 482 477 517 497 520
UNEMPL. RATE 4.0 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.1 3.7 3.4 3.2 3.2 3.0 3.2 3.1 3.4
BIG HORN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 5,488 5,289 5,365 5,295 5,320 5,398 5,232 5,184 5,305 5,348 5,321 5,256 5,316
EMPLOYMENT 5,122 4,967 5,040 5,026 5,067 5,133 4,976 4,941 5,082 5,132 5,061 4,986 5,044
UNEMPLOYMENT 366 322 325 269 253 265 256 243 223 216 260 270 272
UNEMPL. RATE 6.7 6.1 6.1 5.1 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.7 4.2 4.0 4.9 5.1 5.1
CAMPBELL COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 19,473 19,614 19,409 19,642 19,624 20,066 20,147 20,208 19,885 20,136 20,370 20,206 19,898
EMPLOYMENT 18,660 18,863 18,675 19,036 19,058 19,451 19,610 19,662 19,337 19,601 19,761 19,624 19,278
UNEMPLOYMENT 813 751 734 606 566 615 537 546 548 535 609 582 620
UNEMPL. RATE 4.2 3.8 3.8 3.1 2.9 3.1 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.7 3.0 2.9 3.1
GILLETTE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 11,346 11,427 11,309 11,444 11,432 11,690 11,736 11,773 11,585 11,732 11,867 11,772 11,593
EMPLOYMENT 10,869 10,987 10,879 11,089 11,101 11,330 11,422 11,453 11,264 11,418 11,511 11,431 11,230
UNEMPLOYMENT 477 440 430 355 331 360 314 320 321 314 356 341 363
UNEMPL. RATE 4.2 3.9 3.8 3.1 2.9 3.1 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.7 3.0 2.9 3.1
CARBON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 8,105 8,080 8,080 8,028 8,116 8,416 8,135 8,019 8,098 8,100 8,062 7,869 8,093
EMPLOYMENT 7,685 7,696 7,718 7,667 7,792 8,089 7,838 7,724 7,800 7,796 7,685 7,492 7,749
UNEMPLOYMENT 420 384 362 361 324 327 297 295 298 304 377 377 344
UNEMPL. RATE 5.2 4.8 4.5 4.5 4.0 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.8 4.7 4.8 4.3
CONVERSE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 6,430 6,449 6,446 6,587 6,564 6,598 6,630 6,683 6,627 6,638 6,666 6,652 6,581
EMPLOYMENT 6,070 6,122 6,148 6,336 6,332 6,344 6,396 6,456 6,407 6,408 6,410 6,385 6,318
UNEMPLOYMENT 360 327 298 251 232 254 234 227 220 230 256 267 263
UNEMPL. RATE 5.6 5.1 4.6 3.8 3.5 3.8 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.5 3.8 4.0 4.0
CROOK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,105 3,038 3,100 3,126 3,221 3,392 3,238 3,240 3,231 3,194 3,128 3,045 3,172
EMPLOYMENT 2,940 2,892 2,945 3,009 3,113 3,278 3,132 3,145 3,141 3,096 3,015 2,939 3,054
UNEMPLOYMENT 165 146 155 117 108 114 106 95 90 98 113 106 118
UNEMPL. RATE 5.3 4.8 5.0 3.7 3.4 3.4 3.3 2.9 2.8 3.1 3.6 3.5 3.7
FREMONT COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 17,437 17,317 17,759 17,831 17,737 17,467 17,624 17,428 17,930 17,943 17,777 17,710 17,664
EMPLOYMENT 16,244 16,220 16,743 16,930 16,913 16,582 16,792 16,580 17,178 17,173 16,762 16,650 16,731
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,193 1,097 1,016 901 824 885 832 848 752 770 1,015 1,060 933
UNEMPL. RATE 6.8 6.3 5.7 5.1 4.6 5.1 4.7 4.9 4.2 4.3 5.7 6.0 5.3
GOSHEN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 6,208 6,120 6,171 6,246 6,171 6,275 6,112 6,026 6,101 6,520 6,569 6,437 6,246
EMPLOYMENT 5,879 5,824 5,913 6,033 5,973 6,057 5,897 5,809 5,899 6,332 6,354 6,213 6,015
UNEMPLOYMENT 329 296 258 213 198 218 215 217 202 188 215 224 231
UNEMPL. RATE 5.3 4.8 4.2 3.4 3.2 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.3 2.9 3.3 3.5 3.7
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,594 2,590 2,653 2,646 2,666 2,732 2,730 2,668 2,602 2,606 2,617 2,607 2,642
EMPLOYMENT 2,474 2,477 2,539 2,551 2,572 2,633 2,642 2,584 2,523 2,519 2,517 2,502 2,544
UNEMPLOYMENT 120 113 114 95 94 99 88 84 79 87 100 105 98
UNEMPL. RATE 4.6 4.4 4.3 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.2 3.1 3.0 3.3 3.8 4.0 3.7
JOHNSON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,544 3,469 3,543 3,560 3,636 3,894 3,739 3,724 3,554 3,533 3,402 3,285 3,573
EMPLOYMENT 3,360 3,305 3,387 3,413 3,509 3,763 3,624 3,612 3,443 3,430 3,259 3,154 3,438
UNEMPLOYMENT 184 164 156 147 127 131 115 112 111 103 143 131 135
UNEMPL. RATE 5.2 4.7 4.4 4.1 3.5 3.4 3.1 3.0 3.1 2.9 4.2 4.0 3.8
LINCOLN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 7,268 7,129 7,163 7,149 7,360 7,536 7,360 7,928 7,519 7,399 7,245 7,205 7,355
EMPLOYMENT 6,868 6,755 6,803 6,845 7,106 7,262 7,115 7,697 7,279 7,162 6,982 6,904 7,065
UNEMPLOYMENT 400 374 360 304 254 274 245 231 240 237 263 301 290
UNEMPL. RATE 5.5 5.2 5.0 4.3 3.5 3.6 3.3 2.9 3.2 3.2 3.6 4.2 3.9
NIOBRARA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 1,318 1,264 1,269 1,233 1,220 1,253 1,199 1,178 1,217 1,275 1,211 1,185 1,235
EMPLOYMENT 1,263 1,211 1,223 1,194 1,181 1,207 1,158 1,140 1,177 1,231 1,160 1,126 1,189
UNEMPLOYMENT 55 53 46 39 39 46 41 38 40 44 51 59 46
UNEMPL. RATE 4.2 4.2 3.6 3.2 3.2 3.7 3.4 3.2 3.3 3.5 4.2 5.0 3.7
PARK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 13,477 13,339 13,579 13,547 14,447 15,913 16,103 15,852 14,742 14,267 13,711 13,559 14,379
EMPLOYMENT 12,687 12,631 12,895 12,975 13,932 15,359 15,586 15,359 14,259 13,784 13,078 12,917 13,789
UNEMPLOYMENT 790 708 684 572 515 554 517 493 483 483 633 642 590
UNEMPL. RATE 5.9 5.3 5.0 4.2 3.6 3.5 3.2 3.1 3.3 3.4 4.6 4.7 4.1
PLATTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,297 4,392 4,733 4,718 4,429 4,510 4,278 4,225 4,300 4,178 4,116 4,064 4,353
EMPLOYMENT 4,047 4,181 4,535 4,556 4,279 4,349 4,123 4,065 4,141 4,013 3,922 3,877 4,174
UNEMPLOYMENT 250 211 198 162 150 161 155 160 159 165 194 187 179
UNEMPL. RATE 5.8 4.8 4.2 3.4 3.4 3.6 3.6 3.8 3.7 3.9 4.7 4.6 4.1
SHERIDAN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 14,450 14,493 14,538 14,573 14,676 15,170 14,872 14,917 14,899 14,849 14,822 14,744 14,751
EMPLOYMENT 13,627 13,734 13,839 13,992 14,137 14,620 14,376 14,420 14,416 14,331 14,222 14,116 14,153
UNEMPLOYMENT 823 759 699 581 539 550 496 497 483 518 600 628 598
UNEMPL. RATE 5.7 5.2 4.8 4.0 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.5 4.0 4.3 4.1
SUBLETTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,296 3,291 3,308 3,282 3,447 3,808 3,984 3,934 3,776 3,667 3,503 3,412 3,559
EMPLOYMENT 3,160 3,158 3,180 3,180 3,349 3,698 3,888 3,836 3,679 3,574 3,406 3,317 3,452
UNEMPLOYMENT 136 133 128 102 98 110 96 98 97 93 97 95 107
UNEMPL. RATE 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.1 2.8 2.9 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.5 2.8 2.8 3.0
SWEETWATER COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 20,702 20,701 20,590 20,626 20,420 20,668 20,447 20,532 20,670 21,099 21,050 20,999 20,709
EMPLOYMENT 19,610 19,697 19,684 19,853 19,689 19,843 19,679 19,724 19,955 20,330 20,234 20,188 19,874
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,092 1,004 906 773 731 825 768 808 715 769 816 811 835
UNEMPL. RATE 5.3 4.9 4.4 3.7 3.6 4.0 3.8 3.9 3.5 3.6 3.9 3.9 4.0
TETON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 12,902 12,816 12,862 12,377 13,295 16,276 17,401 17,118 15,373 13,641 12,662 13,468 14,183
EMPLOYMENT 12,501 12,453 12,508 11,944 12,936 15,958 17,144 16,842 15,073 13,298 12,194 13,141 13,833
UNEMPLOYMENT 401 363 354 433 359 318 257 276 300 343 468 327 350
UNEMPL. RATE 3.1 2.8 2.8 3.5 2.7 2.0 1.5 1.6 2.0 2.5 3.7 2.4 2.5
UINTA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 10,256 10,230 10,343 10,259 10,373 10,586 10,602 10,588 10,399 10,501 10,655 10,701 10,458
EMPLOYMENT 9,747 9,738 9,854 9,825 9,973 10,146 10,182 10,184 10,013 10,120 10,260 10,327 10,031
UNEMPLOYMENT 509 492 489 434 400 440 420 404 386 381 395 374 427
UNEMPL. RATE 5.0 4.8 4.7 4.2 3.9 4.2 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.5 4.1
WASHAKIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,400 4,396 4,334 4,284 4,348 4,100 4,201 4,145 4,273 4,435 4,379 4,371 4,305
EMPLOYMENT 4,177 4,149 4,053 4,063 4,130 3,899 4,012 3,965 4,104 4,285 4,208 4,196 4,103
UNEMPLOYMENT 223 247 281 221 218 201 189 180 169 150 171 175 202
UNEMPL. RATE 5.1 5.6 6.5 5.2 5.0 4.9 4.5 4.3 4.0 3.4 3.9 4.0 4.7
WESTON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,307 3,288 3,318 3,282 3,305 3,342 3,280 3,265 3,331 3,295 3,299 3,269 3,299
EMPLOYMENT 3,119 3,117 3,154 3,142 3,174 3,208 3,159 3,147 3,201 3,165 3,162 3,119 3,156
UNEMPLOYMENT 188 171 164 140 131 134 121 118 130 130 137 150 143
UNEMPL. RATE 5.7 5.2 4.9 4.3 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.6 3.9 3.9 4.2 4.6 4.3
Benchmark Run Date 04/2015

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