2004 WYOMING BENCHMARK LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES
WYOMING ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 271,654 271,267 272,540 272,410 273,197 280,396 280,273 277,987 274,793 275,072 274,864 273,070 274,794
EMPLOYMENT 258,251 258,978 260,710 262,174 263,498 269,928 270,774 268,752 265,471 265,604 264,755 262,956 264,321
UNEMPLOYMENT 13,403 12,289 11,830 10,236 9,699 10,468 9,499 9,235 9,322 9,468 10,109 10,114 10,473
UNEMPL. RATE 4.9 4.5 4.3 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.7 3.7 3.8
NATRONA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 38,499 38,536 38,665 38,754 38,200 38,859 39,289 39,000 38,699 39,218 39,538 39,461 38,893
EMPLOYMENT 36,694 36,882 37,068 37,383 36,887 37,410 37,964 37,741 37,398 37,932 38,210 38,123 37,474
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,805 1,654 1,597 1,371 1,313 1,449 1,325 1,259 1,301 1,286 1,328 1,338 1,419
UNEMPL. RATE 4.7 4.3 4.1 3.5 3.4 3.7 3.4 3.2 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.6
CASPER CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 28,837 28,872 28,970 29,043 28,630 29,120 29,446 29,233 29,006 29,395 29,633 29,575 29,147
EMPLOYMENT 27,549 27,690 27,830 28,065 27,693 28,086 28,501 28,335 28,078 28,477 28,686 28,620 28,134
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,288 1,182 1,140 978 937 1,034 945 898 928 918 947 955 1,013
UNEMPL. RATE 4.5 4.1 3.9 3.4 3.3 3.6 3.2 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.2 3.2 3.5
LARAMIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 41,949 41,891 42,069 41,521 41,077 41,526 42,032 41,396 40,930 41,312 41,773 41,446 41,577
EMPLOYMENT 39,748 39,916 40,132 39,837 39,395 39,683 40,265 39,680 39,170 39,478 39,943 39,597 39,737
UNEMPLOYMENT 2,201 1,975 1,937 1,684 1,682 1,843 1,767 1,716 1,760 1,834 1,830 1,849 1,840
UNEMPL. RATE 5.2 4.7 4.6 4.1 4.1 4.4 4.2 4.1 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.4
CHEYENNE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 27,969 27,919 28,038 27,665 27,367 27,672 28,005 27,581 27,273 27,530 27,836 27,618 27,707
EMPLOYMENT 26,412 26,523 26,667 26,472 26,177 26,369 26,755 26,367 26,027 26,233 26,542 26,311 26,405
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,557 1,396 1,371 1,193 1,190 1,303 1,250 1,214 1,246 1,297 1,294 1,307 1,302
UNEMPL. RATE 5.6 5.0 4.9 4.3 4.3 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.6 4.7 4.6 4.7 4.7
ALBANY COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 20,483 20,442 20,509 20,187 19,994 19,684 18,451 18,510 19,018 20,245 20,265 20,163 19,829
EMPLOYMENT 19,776 19,766 19,890 19,623 19,447 19,065 17,901 17,989 18,484 19,725 19,695 19,615 19,248
UNEMPLOYMENT 707 676 619 564 547 619 550 521 534 520 570 548 581
UNEMPL. RATE 3.5 3.3 3.0 2.8 2.7 3.1 3.0 2.8 2.8 2.6 2.8 2.7 2.9
LARAMIE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 17,286 17,255 17,312 17,041 16,877 16,614 15,576 15,625 16,053 17,089 17,105 17,021 16,738
EMPLOYMENT 16,698 16,691 16,796 16,571 16,422 16,099 15,117 15,190 15,608 16,657 16,630 16,563 16,254
UNEMPLOYMENT 588 564 516 470 455 515 459 435 445 432 475 458 484
UNEMPL. RATE 3.4 3.3 3.0 2.8 2.7 3.1 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.5 2.8 2.7 2.9
BIG HORN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 5,289 5,214 5,224 5,256 5,310 5,566 5,417 5,473 5,287 5,287 5,256 5,177 5,313
EMPLOYMENT 4,958 4,916 4,940 5,030 5,099 5,326 5,198 5,244 5,063 5,070 5,026 4,931 5,067
UNEMPLOYMENT 331 298 284 226 211 240 219 229 224 217 230 246 246
UNEMPL. RATE 6.3 5.7 5.4 4.3 4.0 4.3 4.0 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.4 4.8 4.6
CAMPBELL COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 21,955 21,898 21,870 21,920 21,763 22,131 22,131 21,961 21,572 21,787 21,998 22,107 21,925
EMPLOYMENT 21,106 21,107 21,146 21,292 21,142 21,453 21,521 21,344 20,975 21,198 21,373 21,486 21,262
UNEMPLOYMENT 849 791 724 628 621 678 610 617 597 589 625 621 663
UNEMPL. RATE 3.9 3.6 3.3 2.9 2.9 3.1 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.8 2.8 3.0
GILLETTE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 12,791 12,758 12,742 12,771 12,679 12,893 12,892 12,795 12,567 12,693 12,814 12,879 12,773
EMPLOYMENT 12,294 12,295 12,318 12,403 12,316 12,496 12,535 12,433 12,217 12,348 12,449 12,516 12,385
UNEMPLOYMENT 497 463 424 368 363 397 357 362 350 345 365 363 388
UNEMPL. RATE 3.9 3.6 3.3 2.9 2.9 3.1 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.8 2.8 3.0
CARBON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 7,403 7,355 7,405 7,608 7,709 7,946 7,805 7,769 7,745 7,642 7,513 7,367 7,606
EMPLOYMENT 6,931 6,939 7,001 7,286 7,397 7,618 7,520 7,486 7,463 7,355 7,220 7,069 7,274
UNEMPLOYMENT 472 416 404 322 312 328 285 283 282 287 293 298 332
UNEMPL. RATE 6.4 5.7 5.5 4.2 4.0 4.1 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.8 3.9 4.0 4.4
CONVERSE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 6,526 6,467 6,510 6,534 6,574 6,715 6,520 6,496 6,405 6,555 6,586 6,584 6,539
EMPLOYMENT 6,200 6,156 6,232 6,293 6,346 6,463 6,285 6,256 6,177 6,325 6,333 6,317 6,282
UNEMPLOYMENT 326 311 278 241 228 252 235 240 228 230 253 267 257
UNEMPL. RATE 5.0 4.8 4.3 3.7 3.5 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.8 4.1 3.9
CROOK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,006 3,000 3,026 3,121 3,215 3,398 3,454 3,469 3,252 3,232 3,205 3,162 3,211
EMPLOYMENT 2,843 2,847 2,886 3,004 3,102 3,276 3,350 3,369 3,145 3,119 3,091 3,041 3,089
UNEMPLOYMENT 163 153 140 117 113 122 104 100 107 113 114 121 122
UNEMPL. RATE 5.4 5.1 4.6 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.0 2.9 3.3 3.5 3.6 3.8 3.8
FREMONT COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 17,606 17,561 17,754 17,664 17,618 17,786 17,807 17,518 17,887 17,708 17,957 17,490 17,697
EMPLOYMENT 16,390 16,441 16,636 16,756 16,799 16,908 16,994 16,754 17,157 16,962 17,181 16,666 16,804
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,216 1,120 1,118 908 819 878 813 764 730 746 776 824 893
UNEMPL. RATE 6.9 6.4 6.3 5.1 4.6 4.9 4.6 4.4 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.7 5.0
GOSHEN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 5,647 5,763 5,764 5,869 5,870 5,916 5,792 5,615 5,729 5,843 5,915 5,783 5,792
EMPLOYMENT 5,332 5,460 5,482 5,627 5,648 5,672 5,558 5,395 5,499 5,622 5,677 5,544 5,543
UNEMPLOYMENT 315 303 282 242 222 244 234 220 230 221 238 239 249
UNEMPL. RATE 5.6 5.3 4.9 4.1 3.8 4.1 4.0 3.9 4.0 3.8 4.0 4.1 4.3
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,339 2,316 2,341 2,345 2,400 2,450 2,429 2,395 2,322 2,310 2,332 2,300 2,357
EMPLOYMENT 2,210 2,202 2,231 2,257 2,315 2,359 2,347 2,319 2,246 2,235 2,252 2,215 2,266
UNEMPLOYMENT 129 114 110 88 85 91 82 76 76 75 80 85 91
UNEMPL. RATE 5.5 4.9 4.7 3.8 3.5 3.7 3.4 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.4 3.7 3.9
JOHNSON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,456 3,487 3,547 3,610 3,800 3,999 3,884 3,859 3,803 3,811 3,683 3,594 3,712
EMPLOYMENT 3,259 3,310 3,391 3,494 3,676 3,867 3,785 3,759 3,693 3,698 3,549 3,449 3,578
UNEMPLOYMENT 197 177 156 116 124 132 99 100 110 113 134 145 134
UNEMPL. RATE 5.7 5.1 4.4 3.2 3.3 3.3 2.5 2.6 2.9 3.0 3.6 4.0 3.6
LINCOLN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 7,956 8,019 7,937 8,033 8,054 8,486 8,299 8,151 8,052 7,908 7,689 7,657 8,021
EMPLOYMENT 7,546 7,622 7,549 7,713 7,764 8,181 8,023 7,886 7,792 7,647 7,400 7,355 7,707
UNEMPLOYMENT 410 397 388 320 290 305 276 265 260 261 289 302 314
UNEMPL. RATE 5.2 5.0 4.9 4.0 3.6 3.6 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.8 3.9 3.9
NIOBRARA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 1,096 1,102 1,107 1,129 1,138 1,201 1,129 1,159 1,158 1,174 1,108 1,073 1,132
EMPLOYMENT 1,036 1,052 1,061 1,087 1,101 1,161 1,090 1,122 1,122 1,135 1,063 1,032 1,089
UNEMPLOYMENT 60 50 46 42 37 40 39 37 36 39 45 41 43
UNEMPL. RATE 5.5 4.5 4.2 3.7 3.3 3.3 3.5 3.2 3.1 3.3 4.1 3.8 3.8
PARK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 13,377 13,449 13,629 13,676 14,555 16,245 16,322 15,996 15,091 14,470 13,861 13,601 14,523
EMPLOYMENT 12,581 12,730 12,930 13,115 14,010 15,678 15,812 15,496 14,593 13,970 13,276 13,026 13,935
UNEMPLOYMENT 796 719 699 561 545 567 510 500 498 500 585 575 588
UNEMPL. RATE 6.0 5.3 5.1 4.1 3.7 3.5 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.5 4.2 4.2 4.0
PLATTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,985 3,999 4,059 4,058 4,374 4,271 4,077 4,075 4,158 4,122 4,060 3,971 4,101
EMPLOYMENT 3,717 3,739 3,834 3,868 4,189 4,071 3,885 3,897 3,983 3,948 3,857 3,755 3,895
UNEMPLOYMENT 268 260 225 190 185 200 192 178 175 174 203 216 206
UNEMPL. RATE 6.7 6.5 5.5 4.7 4.2 4.7 4.7 4.4 4.2 4.2 5.0 5.4 5.0
SHERIDAN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 14,819 14,875 14,972 14,992 15,086 15,431 15,016 15,083 15,128 15,041 15,093 14,901 15,036
EMPLOYMENT 14,013 14,145 14,272 14,451 14,576 14,882 14,537 14,596 14,637 14,537 14,537 14,315 14,458
UNEMPLOYMENT 806 730 700 541 510 549 479 487 491 504 556 586 578
UNEMPL. RATE 5.4 4.9 4.7 3.6 3.4 3.6 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.4 3.7 3.9 3.8
SUBLETTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,193 4,217 4,231 4,190 4,369 4,771 4,852 4,819 4,679 4,593 4,531 4,463 4,493
EMPLOYMENT 4,061 4,097 4,109 4,082 4,263 4,658 4,756 4,720 4,581 4,505 4,432 4,365 4,386
UNEMPLOYMENT 132 120 122 108 106 113 96 99 98 88 99 98 107
UNEMPL. RATE 3.1 2.8 2.9 2.6 2.4 2.4 2.0 2.1 2.1 1.9 2.2 2.2 2.4
SWEETWATER COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 21,029 21,017 21,206 21,203 21,272 20,893 21,320 21,356 21,334 21,518 21,963 21,800 21,326
EMPLOYMENT 20,134 20,214 20,443 20,544 20,623 20,181 20,681 20,746 20,706 20,882 21,314 21,123 20,633
UNEMPLOYMENT 895 803 763 659 649 712 639 610 628 636 649 677 693
UNEMPL. RATE 4.3 3.8 3.6 3.1 3.1 3.4 3.0 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.2
TETON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 12,951 12,809 12,720 12,683 12,834 15,222 16,189 15,879 14,620 13,257 12,362 13,034 13,713
EMPLOYMENT 12,499 12,409 12,298 12,079 12,391 14,811 15,859 15,560 14,284 12,841 11,806 12,656 13,291
UNEMPLOYMENT 452 400 422 604 443 411 330 319 336 416 556 378 422
UNEMPL. RATE 3.5 3.1 3.3 4.8 3.5 2.7 2.0 2.0 2.3 3.1 4.5 2.9 3.1
UINTA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 10,730 10,631 10,675 10,762 10,617 10,428 10,660 10,685 10,567 10,648 10,745 10,555 10,642
EMPLOYMENT 10,211 10,160 10,210 10,350 10,243 10,026 10,296 10,332 10,203 10,298 10,368 10,177 10,240
UNEMPLOYMENT 519 471 465 412 374 402 364 353 364 350 377 378 402
UNEMPL. RATE 4.8 4.4 4.4 3.8 3.5 3.9 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.5 3.6 3.8
WASHAKIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,201 4,094 4,187 4,166 4,199 4,306 4,298 4,229 4,195 4,258 4,271 4,238 4,221
EMPLOYMENT 3,996 3,895 3,977 3,994 4,039 4,138 4,151 4,077 4,046 4,106 4,116 4,085 4,052
UNEMPLOYMENT 205 199 210 172 160 168 147 152 149 152 155 153 169
UNEMPL. RATE 4.9 4.9 5.0 4.1 3.8 3.9 3.4 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 4.0
WESTON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,158 3,130 3,124 3,126 3,165 3,168 3,102 3,089 3,167 3,135 3,162 3,136 3,139
EMPLOYMENT 3,008 2,979 2,988 3,005 3,043 3,041 2,996 2,986 3,057 3,016 3,037 3,010 3,014
UNEMPLOYMENT 150 151 136 121 122 127 106 103 110 119 125 126 125
UNEMPL. RATE 4.7 4.8 4.4 3.9 3.9 4.0 3.4 3.3 3.5 3.8 4.0 4.0 4.0
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