2001 WYOMING BENCHMARK LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES
WYOMING ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 265,854 265,461 267,264 266,819 268,016 275,476 274,954 272,935 269,463 269,452 269,246 267,370 269,359
EMPLOYMENT 253,163 253,770 255,599 256,591 258,462 265,112 265,572 263,872 260,549 260,403 259,121 256,858 259,089
UNEMPLOYMENT 12,691 11,691 11,665 10,228 9,554 10,364 9,382 9,063 8,914 9,049 10,125 10,512 10,270
UNEMPL. RATE 4.8 4.4 4.4 3.8 3.6 3.8 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.8 3.9 3.8
NATRONA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 36,971 37,150 37,471 37,276 37,135 37,281 37,038 36,840 36,452 36,862 37,345 37,336 37,097
EMPLOYMENT 35,278 35,605 35,938 35,928 35,838 35,863 35,737 35,600 35,257 35,659 36,007 35,941 35,721
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,693 1,545 1,533 1,348 1,297 1,418 1,301 1,240 1,195 1,203 1,338 1,395 1,376
UNEMPL. RATE 4.6 4.2 4.1 3.6 3.5 3.8 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.6 3.7 3.7
CASPER CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 27,693 27,833 28,075 27,935 27,832 27,937 27,759 27,613 27,322 27,631 27,986 27,978 27,799
EMPLOYMENT 26,486 26,731 26,981 26,973 26,906 26,925 26,830 26,728 26,470 26,772 27,032 26,983 26,818
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,207 1,102 1,094 962 926 1,012 929 885 852 859 954 995 981
UNEMPL. RATE 4.4 4.0 3.9 3.4 3.3 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.4 3.6 3.5
LARAMIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 40,586 40,601 40,692 40,301 39,774 39,964 40,324 39,668 39,171 39,419 40,017 39,772 40,025
EMPLOYMENT 38,645 38,791 38,950 38,787 38,259 38,291 38,793 38,151 37,690 37,918 38,411 38,121 38,401
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,941 1,810 1,742 1,514 1,515 1,673 1,531 1,517 1,481 1,501 1,606 1,651 1,624
UNEMPL. RATE 4.8 4.5 4.3 3.8 3.8 4.2 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 4.0 4.2 4.1
CHEYENNE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 27,053 27,056 27,114 26,844 26,495 26,629 26,861 26,426 26,093 26,257 26,660 26,499 26,665
EMPLOYMENT 25,680 25,776 25,882 25,774 25,423 25,445 25,778 25,352 25,045 25,196 25,524 25,331 25,517
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,373 1,280 1,232 1,070 1,072 1,184 1,083 1,074 1,048 1,061 1,136 1,168 1,148
UNEMPL. RATE 5.1 4.7 4.5 4.0 4.0 4.4 4.0 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.3 4.4 4.3
ALBANY COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 18,585 18,791 19,184 18,982 18,441 18,118 17,735 17,115 18,075 18,885 18,904 18,999 18,485
EMPLOYMENT 17,834 18,104 18,481 18,381 17,836 17,438 17,141 16,529 17,461 18,305 18,296 18,392 17,850
UNEMPLOYMENT 751 687 703 601 605 680 594 586 614 580 608 607 635
UNEMPL. RATE 4.0 3.7 3.7 3.2 3.3 3.8 3.3 3.4 3.4 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 15,685 15,859 16,192 16,022 15,566 15,292 14,968 14,446 15,256 15,940 15,956 16,036 15,602
EMPLOYMENT 15,059 15,287 15,606 15,522 15,062 14,725 14,474 13,958 14,745 15,457 15,449 15,530 15,073
UNEMPLOYMENT 626 572 586 500 504 567 494 488 511 483 507 506 529
UNEMPL. RATE 4.0 3.6 3.6 3.1 3.2 3.7 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.0 3.2 3.2 3.4
BIG HORN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 5,263 5,228 5,310 5,315 5,328 5,555 5,374 5,332 5,311 5,475 5,253 5,170 5,326
EMPLOYMENT 4,947 4,924 4,990 5,063 5,106 5,290 5,133 5,119 5,110 5,270 5,028 4,920 5,075
UNEMPLOYMENT 316 304 320 252 222 265 241 213 201 205 225 250 251
UNEMPL. RATE 6.0 5.8 6.0 4.7 4.2 4.8 4.5 4.0 3.8 3.7 4.3 4.8 4.7
CAMPBELL COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 20,425 20,630 20,951 20,906 20,960 21,518 21,994 22,178 21,787 21,787 21,818 21,642 21,384
EMPLOYMENT 19,730 20,003 20,292 20,339 20,436 20,934 21,472 21,668 21,250 21,277 21,261 21,100 20,814
UNEMPLOYMENT 695 627 659 567 524 584 522 510 537 510 557 542 570
UNEMPL. RATE 3.4 3.0 3.1 2.7 2.5 2.7 2.4 2.3 2.5 2.3 2.6 2.5 2.7
GILLETTE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 11,900 12,018 12,206 12,180 12,210 12,535 12,814 12,921 12,692 12,692 12,710 12,607 12,457
EMPLOYMENT 11,493 11,651 11,820 11,848 11,904 12,193 12,508 12,622 12,378 12,394 12,384 12,290 12,124
UNEMPLOYMENT 407 367 386 332 306 342 306 299 314 298 326 317 333
UNEMPL. RATE 3.4 3.1 3.2 2.7 2.5 2.7 2.4 2.3 2.5 2.3 2.6 2.5 2.7
CARBON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 7,884 7,734 7,685 7,816 7,844 8,260 8,267 8,174 8,078 8,085 7,940 7,808 7,965
EMPLOYMENT 7,441 7,331 7,296 7,492 7,529 7,927 7,978 7,881 7,774 7,761 7,582 7,409 7,617
UNEMPLOYMENT 443 403 389 324 315 333 289 293 304 324 358 399 348
UNEMPL. RATE 5.6 5.2 5.1 4.1 4.0 4.0 3.5 3.6 3.8 4.0 4.5 5.1 4.4
CONVERSE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 6,730 6,580 6,512 6,524 6,428 6,497 6,479 6,590 6,426 6,486 6,521 6,429 6,517
EMPLOYMENT 6,402 6,266 6,210 6,262 6,203 6,247 6,247 6,375 6,214 6,283 6,302 6,196 6,267
UNEMPLOYMENT 328 314 302 262 225 250 232 215 212 203 219 233 250
UNEMPL. RATE 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.0 3.5 3.8 3.6 3.3 3.3 3.1 3.4 3.6 3.8
CROOK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,017 2,942 2,983 3,080 3,105 3,345 3,236 3,209 3,214 3,145 3,072 2,961 3,109
EMPLOYMENT 2,872 2,805 2,843 2,950 3,006 3,238 3,144 3,124 3,123 3,056 2,972 2,877 3,001
UNEMPLOYMENT 145 137 140 130 99 107 92 85 91 89 100 84 108
UNEMPL. RATE 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.2 3.2 3.2 2.8 2.6 2.8 2.8 3.3 2.8 3.5
FREMONT COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 17,852 17,695 18,007 17,854 18,103 18,051 17,924 18,051 18,189 18,413 18,739 18,370 18,104
EMPLOYMENT 16,576 16,554 16,900 16,879 17,243 17,145 17,079 17,281 17,482 17,696 17,945 17,457 17,186
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,276 1,141 1,107 975 860 906 845 770 707 717 794 913 918
UNEMPL. RATE 7.1 6.4 6.1 5.5 4.8 5.0 4.7 4.3 3.9 3.9 4.2 5.0 5.1
GOSHEN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 6,131 6,146 6,149 6,293 6,165 6,195 5,945 5,978 5,911 6,337 6,334 6,061 6,137
EMPLOYMENT 5,793 5,838 5,862 6,040 5,934 5,942 5,725 5,756 5,702 6,137 6,130 5,854 5,893
UNEMPLOYMENT 338 308 287 253 231 253 220 222 209 200 204 207 244
UNEMPL. RATE 5.5 5.0 4.7 4.0 3.7 4.1 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.4 4.0
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,536 2,541 2,581 2,639 2,614 2,721 2,735 2,717 2,630 2,642 2,643 2,580 2,631
EMPLOYMENT 2,414 2,428 2,458 2,524 2,510 2,608 2,631 2,623 2,541 2,551 2,532 2,460 2,523
UNEMPLOYMENT 122 113 123 115 104 113 104 94 89 91 111 120 108
UNEMPL. RATE 4.8 4.4 4.8 4.4 4.0 4.2 3.8 3.5 3.4 3.4 4.2 4.7 4.1
JOHNSON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,331 3,299 3,331 3,411 3,490 3,744 3,650 3,651 3,645 3,648 3,579 3,525 3,525
EMPLOYMENT 3,158 3,131 3,172 3,274 3,367 3,618 3,537 3,544 3,536 3,520 3,432 3,372 3,388
UNEMPLOYMENT 173 168 159 137 123 126 113 107 109 128 147 153 137
UNEMPL. RATE 5.2 5.1 4.8 4.0 3.5 3.4 3.1 2.9 3.0 3.5 4.1 4.3 3.9
LINCOLN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 7,143 7,063 7,105 7,294 7,517 7,911 8,080 8,242 7,882 7,566 7,442 7,288 7,544
EMPLOYMENT 6,782 6,712 6,747 6,999 7,266 7,645 7,834 7,999 7,638 7,295 7,117 6,946 7,248
UNEMPLOYMENT 361 351 358 295 251 266 246 243 244 271 325 342 296
UNEMPL. RATE 5.1 5.0 5.0 4.0 3.3 3.4 3.0 2.9 3.1 3.6 4.4 4.7 3.9
NIOBRARA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 1,176 1,150 1,185 1,218 1,219 1,292 1,268 1,270 1,247 1,234 1,176 1,151 1,215
EMPLOYMENT 1,104 1,086 1,129 1,171 1,179 1,250 1,229 1,228 1,209 1,197 1,128 1,097 1,167
UNEMPLOYMENT 72 64 56 47 40 42 39 42 38 37 48 54 48
UNEMPL. RATE 6.1 5.6 4.7 3.9 3.3 3.3 3.1 3.3 3.0 3.0 4.1 4.7 4.0
PARK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 13,390 13,417 13,654 13,597 14,323 15,756 16,020 15,512 14,790 14,214 13,711 13,694 14,340
EMPLOYMENT 12,618 12,732 12,965 13,011 13,737 15,161 15,493 15,000 14,310 13,709 13,085 13,022 13,737
UNEMPLOYMENT 772 685 689 586 586 595 527 512 480 505 626 672 603
UNEMPL. RATE 5.8 5.1 5.0 4.3 4.1 3.8 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.6 4.6 4.9 4.2
PLATTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,042 4,012 4,032 4,222 4,397 4,384 4,212 4,258 4,188 4,157 4,101 4,013 4,169
EMPLOYMENT 3,821 3,785 3,813 4,055 4,253 4,210 4,060 4,103 4,039 4,017 3,937 3,841 3,995
UNEMPLOYMENT 221 227 219 167 144 174 152 155 149 140 164 172 174
UNEMPL. RATE 5.5 5.7 5.4 4.0 3.3 4.0 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.4 4.0 4.3 4.2
SHERIDAN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 14,539 14,594 14,685 14,758 14,710 15,263 14,618 14,442 14,466 14,642 14,574 14,480 14,648
EMPLOYMENT 13,773 13,895 14,003 14,182 14,190 14,698 14,111 13,964 13,989 14,138 14,024 13,882 14,071
UNEMPLOYMENT 766 699 682 576 520 565 507 478 477 504 550 598 577
UNEMPL. RATE 5.3 4.8 4.6 3.9 3.5 3.7 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.8 4.1 3.9
SUBLETTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,486 3,434 3,441 3,494 3,659 4,010 4,088 4,129 3,972 3,867 3,725 3,682 3,749
EMPLOYMENT 3,371 3,322 3,333 3,400 3,561 3,910 4,000 4,038 3,877 3,775 3,628 3,593 3,651
UNEMPLOYMENT 115 112 108 94 98 100 88 91 95 92 97 89 98
UNEMPL. RATE 3.3 3.3 3.1 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.2 2.2 2.4 2.4 2.6 2.4 2.6
SWEETWATER COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 20,930 20,972 21,029 20,866 20,864 20,778 20,571 20,490 20,497 20,913 21,318 20,889 20,843
EMPLOYMENT 19,937 20,098 20,128 20,091 20,124 19,948 19,787 19,753 19,769 20,190 20,524 20,031 20,032
UNEMPLOYMENT 993 874 901 775 740 830 784 737 728 723 794 858 811
UNEMPL. RATE 4.7 4.2 4.3 3.7 3.5 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.7 4.1 3.9
TETON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 13,612 13,422 13,350 12,908 13,761 16,126 17,121 16,821 15,235 13,083 12,278 13,135 14,238
EMPLOYMENT 13,264 13,081 13,000 12,443 13,368 15,778 16,836 16,532 14,921 12,709 11,745 12,698 13,865
UNEMPLOYMENT 348 341 350 465 393 348 285 289 314 374 533 437 373
UNEMPL. RATE 2.6 2.5 2.6 3.6 2.9 2.2 1.7 1.7 2.1 2.9 4.3 3.3 2.6
UINTA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 10,575 10,531 10,442 10,510 10,703 11,046 10,833 10,872 10,846 10,938 11,139 10,886 10,776
EMPLOYMENT 10,134 10,100 10,000 10,114 10,347 10,648 10,463 10,495 10,483 10,553 10,724 10,443 10,375
UNEMPLOYMENT 441 431 442 396 356 398 370 377 363 385 415 443 401
UNEMPL. RATE 4.2 4.1 4.2 3.8 3.3 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.5 3.7 4.1 3.7
WASHAKIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,349 4,256 4,203 4,243 4,198 4,305 4,158 4,149 4,108 4,268 4,245 4,174 4,222
EMPLOYMENT 4,156 4,075 3,980 4,039 4,009 4,098 3,973 3,977 3,944 4,126 4,076 4,010 4,039
UNEMPLOYMENT 193 181 223 204 189 207 185 172 164 142 169 164 183
UNEMPL. RATE 4.4 4.3 5.3 4.8 4.5 4.8 4.4 4.1 4.0 3.3 4.0 3.9 4.3
WESTON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,304 3,275 3,282 3,310 3,282 3,356 3,286 3,243 3,341 3,379 3,370 3,325 3,313
EMPLOYMENT 3,112 3,107 3,110 3,164 3,163 3,224 3,171 3,129 3,230 3,256 3,234 3,194 3,175
UNEMPLOYMENT 192 168 172 146 119 132 115 114 111 123 136 131 138
UNEMPL. RATE 5.8 5.1 5.2 4.4 3.6 3.9 3.5 3.5 3.3 3.6 4.0 3.9 4.2
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