2003 WYOMING BENCHMARK LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES
WYOMING ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 269,245 269,258 270,700 270,977 272,010 279,150 278,799 277,037 274,308 274,683 274,420 272,845 273,620
EMPLOYMENT 254,817 255,585 257,287 258,798 260,849 267,457 268,238 266,882 264,426 264,693 263,190 261,414 261,970
UNEMPLOYMENT 14,428 13,673 13,413 12,179 11,161 11,693 10,561 10,155 9,882 9,990 11,230 11,431 11,650
UNEMPL. RATE 5.4 5.1 5.0 4.5 4.1 4.2 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.6 4.1 4.2 4.3
NATRONA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 37,697 37,777 38,186 38,212 38,069 38,542 38,588 38,143 37,641 38,523 38,785 39,026 38,266
EMPLOYMENT 35,728 35,966 36,412 36,573 36,470 36,860 37,008 36,591 36,191 37,016 37,188 37,402 36,617
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,969 1,811 1,774 1,639 1,599 1,682 1,580 1,552 1,450 1,507 1,597 1,624 1,649
UNEMPL. RATE 5.2 4.8 4.6 4.3 4.2 4.4 4.1 4.1 3.9 3.9 4.1 4.2 4.3
CASPER CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 28,228 28,294 28,602 28,626 28,521 28,873 28,913 28,579 28,205 28,865 29,059 29,239 28,667
EMPLOYMENT 26,823 27,002 27,336 27,457 27,380 27,673 27,785 27,472 27,171 27,790 27,920 28,080 27,491
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,405 1,292 1,266 1,169 1,141 1,200 1,128 1,107 1,034 1,075 1,139 1,159 1,176
UNEMPL. RATE 5.0 4.6 4.4 4.1 4.0 4.2 3.9 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.9 4.0 4.1
LARAMIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 41,943 41,883 41,863 41,711 41,311 41,806 42,202 41,598 41,139 41,965 42,497 42,320 41,853
EMPLOYMENT 39,782 39,850 39,903 39,936 39,567 39,911 40,461 39,881 39,463 40,298 40,648 40,429 40,011
UNEMPLOYMENT 2,161 2,033 1,960 1,775 1,744 1,895 1,741 1,717 1,676 1,667 1,849 1,891 1,842
UNEMPL. RATE 5.2 4.9 4.7 4.3 4.2 4.5 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.4 4.5 4.4
CHEYENNE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 27,963 27,919 27,903 27,793 27,526 27,862 28,118 27,716 27,408 27,957 28,317 28,202 27,890
EMPLOYMENT 26,434 26,481 26,516 26,537 26,292 26,522 26,886 26,501 26,223 26,778 27,009 26,865 26,587
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,529 1,438 1,387 1,256 1,234 1,340 1,232 1,215 1,185 1,179 1,308 1,337 1,303
UNEMPL. RATE 5.5 5.2 5.0 4.5 4.5 4.8 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.6 4.7 4.7
ALBANY COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 18,943 19,393 19,449 19,309 18,535 18,504 17,821 17,247 18,300 18,913 19,541 19,307 18,772
EMPLOYMENT 18,253 18,719 18,809 18,704 17,962 17,848 17,240 16,680 17,722 18,374 18,915 18,690 18,160
UNEMPLOYMENT 690 674 640 605 573 656 581 567 578 539 626 617 612
UNEMPL. RATE 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.1 3.1 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.2 2.8 3.2 3.2 3.3
LARAMIE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 15,988 16,367 16,416 16,298 15,645 15,619 15,043 14,557 15,446 15,965 16,494 16,295 15,844
EMPLOYMENT 15,413 15,806 15,882 15,794 15,168 15,072 14,558 14,084 14,964 15,515 15,972 15,781 15,334
UNEMPLOYMENT 575 561 534 504 477 547 485 473 482 450 522 514 510
UNEMPL. RATE 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.1 3.0 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.1 2.8 3.2 3.2 3.2
BIG HORN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 5,096 5,077 5,148 5,193 5,254 5,450 5,237 5,235 5,157 5,281 5,235 5,159 5,210
EMPLOYMENT 4,721 4,745 4,826 4,945 5,020 5,205 5,017 5,027 4,942 5,078 5,005 4,903 4,953
UNEMPLOYMENT 375 332 322 248 234 245 220 208 215 203 230 256 257
UNEMPL. RATE 7.4 6.5 6.3 4.8 4.5 4.5 4.2 4.0 4.2 3.8 4.4 5.0 4.9
CAMPBELL COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 21,926 21,706 21,595 21,592 21,459 22,041 21,859 22,031 21,763 21,923 22,141 21,850 21,824
EMPLOYMENT 21,022 20,770 20,698 20,752 20,680 21,226 21,158 21,338 21,114 21,289 21,463 21,148 21,055
UNEMPLOYMENT 904 936 897 840 779 815 701 693 649 634 678 702 769
UNEMPL. RATE 4.1 4.3 4.2 3.9 3.6 3.7 3.2 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.1 3.2 3.5
GILLETTE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 12,774 12,645 12,582 12,580 12,502 12,841 12,734 12,835 12,679 12,772 12,899 12,729 12,714
EMPLOYMENT 12,245 12,098 12,057 12,088 12,046 12,364 12,324 12,429 12,299 12,401 12,502 12,318 12,264
UNEMPLOYMENT 529 547 525 492 456 477 410 406 380 371 397 411 450
UNEMPL. RATE 4.1 4.3 4.2 3.9 3.6 3.7 3.2 3.2 3.0 2.9 3.1 3.2 3.5
CARBON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 7,637 7,592 7,593 7,587 7,762 8,021 7,829 7,806 7,843 7,786 7,578 7,444 7,706
EMPLOYMENT 7,181 7,071 7,078 7,146 7,361 7,625 7,479 7,481 7,506 7,440 7,174 7,013 7,296
UNEMPLOYMENT 456 521 515 441 401 396 350 325 337 346 404 431 410
UNEMPL. RATE 6.0 6.9 6.8 5.8 5.2 4.9 4.5 4.2 4.3 4.4 5.3 5.8 5.3
CONVERSE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 6,408 6,394 6,477 6,540 6,616 6,691 6,640 6,359 6,381 6,601 6,608 6,561 6,523
EMPLOYMENT 6,052 6,036 6,119 6,229 6,334 6,395 6,376 6,112 6,148 6,361 6,335 6,296 6,233
UNEMPLOYMENT 356 358 358 311 282 296 264 247 233 240 273 265 290
UNEMPL. RATE 5.6 5.6 5.5 4.8 4.3 4.4 4.0 3.9 3.7 3.6 4.1 4.0 4.4
CROOK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,002 3,004 3,019 3,139 3,222 3,323 3,177 3,224 3,121 3,111 3,129 3,071 3,128
EMPLOYMENT 2,841 2,847 2,856 2,992 3,096 3,198 3,065 3,126 3,018 3,006 2,998 2,938 2,998
UNEMPLOYMENT 161 157 163 147 126 125 112 98 103 105 131 133 130
UNEMPL. RATE 5.4 5.2 5.4 4.7 3.9 3.8 3.5 3.0 3.3 3.4 4.2 4.3 4.2
FREMONT COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 17,747 17,812 17,986 17,901 17,998 18,193 17,877 17,706 17,754 17,834 17,881 17,916 17,884
EMPLOYMENT 16,407 16,577 16,724 16,855 17,123 17,239 17,015 16,885 17,006 17,009 16,968 16,905 16,893
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,340 1,235 1,262 1,046 875 954 862 821 748 825 913 1,011 991
UNEMPL. RATE 7.6 6.9 7.0 5.8 4.9 5.2 4.8 4.6 4.2 4.6 5.1 5.6 5.5
GOSHEN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 5,875 5,912 5,942 6,056 5,965 5,870 5,650 5,673 5,696 5,884 6,014 5,957 5,875
EMPLOYMENT 5,519 5,588 5,639 5,806 5,720 5,601 5,416 5,434 5,470 5,679 5,789 5,731 5,616
UNEMPLOYMENT 356 324 303 250 245 269 234 239 226 205 225 226 259
UNEMPL. RATE 6.1 5.5 5.1 4.1 4.1 4.6 4.1 4.2 4.0 3.5 3.7 3.8 4.4
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,333 2,357 2,361 2,423 2,408 2,494 2,481 2,453 2,319 2,357 2,341 2,316 2,387
EMPLOYMENT 2,203 2,232 2,251 2,322 2,314 2,399 2,399 2,372 2,234 2,275 2,242 2,214 2,288
UNEMPLOYMENT 130 125 110 101 94 95 82 81 85 82 99 102 99
UNEMPL. RATE 5.6 5.3 4.7 4.2 3.9 3.8 3.3 3.3 3.7 3.5 4.2 4.4 4.1
JOHNSON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,466 3,493 3,553 3,615 3,694 3,857 3,830 3,829 3,752 3,672 3,557 3,515 3,652
EMPLOYMENT 3,252 3,286 3,359 3,456 3,535 3,692 3,696 3,694 3,619 3,549 3,407 3,364 3,492
UNEMPLOYMENT 214 207 194 159 159 165 134 135 133 123 150 151 160
UNEMPL. RATE 6.2 5.9 5.5 4.4 4.3 4.3 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.3 4.2 4.3 4.4
LINCOLN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 7,875 7,873 7,977 8,019 8,231 8,717 8,836 9,034 8,857 8,612 8,263 8,139 8,370
EMPLOYMENT 7,365 7,421 7,515 7,607 7,882 8,361 8,519 8,746 8,568 8,335 7,940 7,787 8,004
UNEMPLOYMENT 510 452 462 412 349 356 317 288 289 277 323 352 366
UNEMPL. RATE 6.5 5.7 5.8 5.1 4.2 4.1 3.6 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.9 4.3 4.4
NIOBRARA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 1,133 1,145 1,156 1,189 1,176 1,210 1,133 1,132 1,147 1,157 1,121 1,093 1,149
EMPLOYMENT 1,054 1,079 1,091 1,132 1,128 1,159 1,092 1,092 1,108 1,111 1,067 1,043 1,096
UNEMPLOYMENT 79 66 65 57 48 51 41 40 39 46 54 50 53
UNEMPL. RATE 7.0 5.8 5.6 4.8 4.1 4.2 3.6 3.5 3.4 4.0 4.8 4.6 4.6
PARK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 13,449 13,406 13,549 13,750 14,731 16,298 16,660 16,242 15,487 14,421 13,729 13,587 14,609
EMPLOYMENT 12,581 12,622 12,750 13,084 14,143 15,690 16,101 15,738 14,969 13,892 13,074 12,889 13,961
UNEMPLOYMENT 868 784 799 666 588 608 559 504 518 529 655 698 648
UNEMPL. RATE 6.5 5.8 5.9 4.8 4.0 3.7 3.4 3.1 3.3 3.7 4.8 5.1 4.4
PLATTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,993 4,025 4,054 4,110 4,295 4,061 4,055 4,099 4,135 4,072 4,065 3,973 4,078
EMPLOYMENT 3,742 3,785 3,829 3,909 4,094 3,855 3,865 3,912 3,969 3,910 3,844 3,753 3,872
UNEMPLOYMENT 251 240 225 201 201 206 190 187 166 162 221 220 206
UNEMPL. RATE 6.3 6.0 5.6 4.9 4.7 5.1 4.7 4.6 4.0 4.0 5.4 5.5 5.1
SHERIDAN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 15,074 15,102 15,038 15,179 15,113 15,569 15,169 14,968 15,034 15,042 15,156 15,040 15,124
EMPLOYMENT 14,234 14,291 14,219 14,489 14,487 14,924 14,574 14,409 14,474 14,507 14,528 14,362 14,458
UNEMPLOYMENT 840 811 819 690 626 645 595 559 560 535 628 678 666
UNEMPL. RATE 5.6 5.4 5.4 4.5 4.1 4.1 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.6 4.1 4.5 4.4
SUBLETTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,794 3,780 3,807 3,866 4,118 4,396 4,623 4,562 4,459 4,325 4,114 4,065 4,159
EMPLOYMENT 3,650 3,648 3,679 3,746 3,991 4,269 4,504 4,449 4,337 4,207 3,988 3,941 4,034
UNEMPLOYMENT 144 132 128 120 127 127 119 113 122 118 126 124 125
UNEMPL. RATE 3.8 3.5 3.4 3.1 3.1 2.9 2.6 2.5 2.7 2.7 3.1 3.1 3.0
SWEETWATER COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 20,749 20,579 20,871 21,031 20,947 20,662 20,583 20,961 21,140 21,418 21,302 21,126 20,948
EMPLOYMENT 19,680 19,620 19,959 20,163 20,147 19,794 19,789 20,241 20,445 20,719 20,543 20,374 20,123
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,069 959 912 868 800 868 794 720 695 699 759 752 825
UNEMPL. RATE 5.2 4.7 4.4 4.1 3.8 4.2 3.9 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.6 3.6 3.9
TETON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 12,985 12,959 12,913 12,496 12,938 15,127 16,256 16,003 14,562 12,861 12,413 12,992 13,709
EMPLOYMENT 12,511 12,471 12,392 11,790 12,422 14,703 15,900 15,624 14,190 12,388 11,829 12,575 13,233
UNEMPLOYMENT 474 488 521 706 516 424 356 379 372 473 584 417 476
UNEMPL. RATE 3.7 3.8 4.0 5.6 4.0 2.8 2.2 2.4 2.6 3.7 4.7 3.2 3.5
UINTA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 10,740 10,644 10,769 10,652 10,643 10,762 10,856 11,414 11,285 11,461 11,461 11,027 10,976
EMPLOYMENT 10,110 10,042 10,190 10,114 10,171 10,270 10,413 10,998 10,868 11,053 11,047 10,580 10,488
UNEMPLOYMENT 630 602 579 538 472 492 443 416 417 408 414 447 488
UNEMPL. RATE 5.9 5.7 5.4 5.1 4.4 4.6 4.1 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.6 4.1 4.4
WASHAKIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,208 4,148 4,189 4,201 4,237 4,321 4,334 4,227 4,174 4,251 4,273 4,223 4,233
EMPLOYMENT 3,939 3,908 3,956 3,997 4,053 4,138 4,178 4,075 4,026 4,103 4,114 4,060 4,046
UNEMPLOYMENT 269 240 233 204 184 183 156 152 148 148 159 163 187
UNEMPL. RATE 6.4 5.8 5.6 4.9 4.3 4.2 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.7 3.9 4.4
WESTON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,174 3,196 3,208 3,206 3,286 3,231 3,101 3,091 3,165 3,212 3,216 3,142 3,186
EMPLOYMENT 2,993 3,011 3,033 3,050 3,148 3,092 2,973 2,978 3,042 3,094 3,085 3,017 3,043
UNEMPLOYMENT 181 185 175 156 138 139 128 113 123 118 131 125 143
UNEMPL. RATE 5.7 5.8 5.5 4.9 4.2 4.3 4.1 3.7 3.9 3.7 4.1 4.0 4.5
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