2007 WYOMING BENCHMARK LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES
WYOMING ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 280,655 280,755 282,920 282,916 284,791 292,137 292,045 290,133 287,821 288,442 288,931 287,174 286,560
EMPLOYMENT 270,745 271,699 273,870 274,526 276,836 283,379 284,232 282,867 280,864 281,475 281,477 279,864 278,486
UNEMPLOYMENT 9,910 9,056 9,050 8,390 7,955 8,758 7,813 7,266 6,957 6,967 7,454 7,310 8,074
UNEMPL. RATE 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.0 2.8 3.0 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.6 2.5 2.8
NATRONA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 40,002 39,884 40,150 40,097 39,671 40,057 40,157 39,755 39,270 39,858 40,255 40,163 39,943
EMPLOYMENT 38,696 38,725 39,028 39,061 38,644 38,920 39,085 38,808 38,364 38,962 39,336 39,233 38,905
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,306 1,159 1,122 1,036 1,027 1,137 1,072 947 906 896 919 930 1,038
UNEMPL. RATE 3.3 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.6 2.8 2.7 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.6
CASPER CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 29,984 29,899 30,103 30,064 29,745 30,031 30,109 29,812 29,448 29,890 30,188 30,116 29,949
EMPLOYMENT 29,051 29,072 29,302 29,326 29,013 29,220 29,344 29,137 28,802 29,252 29,532 29,453 29,209
UNEMPLOYMENT 933 827 801 738 732 811 765 675 646 638 656 663 740
UNEMPL. RATE 3.1 2.8 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.5 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.5
LARAMIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 41,473 41,537 41,550 41,691 41,591 41,788 42,322 41,801 41,686 42,161 42,310 42,104 41,835
EMPLOYMENT 39,592 39,821 39,865 40,210 40,185 40,201 40,893 40,467 40,405 40,867 40,985 40,704 40,350
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,881 1,716 1,685 1,481 1,406 1,587 1,429 1,334 1,281 1,294 1,325 1,400 1,485
UNEMPL. RATE 4.5 4.1 4.1 3.6 3.4 3.8 3.4 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.5
CHEYENNE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 27,641 27,675 27,682 27,766 27,698 27,838 28,185 27,833 27,755 28,071 28,175 28,038 27,864
EMPLOYMENT 26,310 26,461 26,491 26,719 26,702 26,715 27,173 26,890 26,849 27,156 27,236 27,048 26,813
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,331 1,214 1,191 1,047 996 1,123 1,012 943 906 915 939 990 1,051
UNEMPL. RATE 4.8 4.4 4.3 3.8 3.6 4.0 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.5 3.8
ALBANY COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 18,725 18,962 18,996 18,824 18,856 17,976 17,564 17,144 18,599 18,967 19,037 18,773 18,535
EMPLOYMENT 18,174 18,461 18,476 18,375 18,400 17,453 17,103 16,750 18,216 18,588 18,644 18,407 18,087
UNEMPLOYMENT 551 501 520 449 456 523 461 394 383 379 393 366 448
UNEMPL. RATE 2.9 2.6 2.7 2.4 2.4 2.9 2.6 2.3 2.1 2.0 2.1 1.9 2.4
LARAMIE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 15,805 16,007 16,035 15,890 15,917 15,174 14,825 14,474 15,701 16,012 16,072 15,848 15,646
EMPLOYMENT 15,346 15,589 15,602 15,515 15,537 14,738 14,441 14,145 15,382 15,697 15,744 15,544 15,273
UNEMPLOYMENT 459 418 433 375 380 436 384 329 319 315 328 304 373
UNEMPL. RATE 2.9 2.6 2.7 2.4 2.4 2.9 2.6 2.3 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.9 2.4
BIG HORN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,570 4,589 4,675 4,762 4,898 5,181 5,119 5,075 4,875 4,937 4,909 4,780 4,865
EMPLOYMENT 4,327 4,372 4,434 4,559 4,705 4,975 4,924 4,901 4,706 4,777 4,734 4,596 4,668
UNEMPLOYMENT 243 217 241 203 193 206 195 174 169 160 175 184 197
UNEMPL. RATE 5.3 4.7 5.2 4.3 3.9 4.0 3.8 3.4 3.5 3.2 3.6 3.8 4.0
CAMPBELL COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 26,005 25,788 25,809 25,828 25,735 26,034 25,834 25,737 25,706 26,053 26,602 26,442 25,965
EMPLOYMENT 25,419 25,233 25,229 25,266 25,186 25,440 25,313 25,256 25,239 25,586 26,115 25,996 25,440
UNEMPLOYMENT 586 555 580 562 549 594 521 481 467 467 487 446 525
UNEMPL. RATE 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.3 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7 2.0
GILLETTE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 15,151 15,023 15,035 15,045 14,993 15,167 15,050 14,996 14,974 15,176 15,496 15,402 15,126
EMPLOYMENT 14,807 14,698 14,696 14,717 14,671 14,819 14,745 14,712 14,701 14,903 15,211 15,142 14,819
UNEMPLOYMENT 344 325 339 328 322 348 305 284 273 273 285 260 307
UNEMPL. RATE 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.3 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7 2.0
CARBON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 7,749 7,791 7,846 7,878 8,019 8,455 8,336 8,397 8,366 8,695 8,724 8,560 8,234
EMPLOYMENT 7,463 7,531 7,594 7,640 7,782 8,190 8,102 8,172 8,147 8,490 8,498 8,347 7,996
UNEMPLOYMENT 286 260 252 238 237 265 234 225 219 205 226 213 238
UNEMPL. RATE 3.7 3.3 3.2 3.0 3.0 3.1 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.4 2.6 2.5 2.9
CONVERSE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 6,706 6,707 6,778 6,738 6,797 6,938 6,833 6,863 6,927 7,077 7,175 7,167 6,892
EMPLOYMENT 6,468 6,486 6,572 6,542 6,602 6,731 6,653 6,677 6,743 6,900 6,992 6,983 6,696
UNEMPLOYMENT 238 221 206 196 195 207 180 186 184 177 183 184 196
UNEMPL. RATE 3.5 3.3 3.0 2.9 2.9 3.0 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.8
CROOK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,275 3,304 3,366 3,342 3,393 3,577 3,464 3,435 3,411 3,435 3,422 3,337 3,396
EMPLOYMENT 3,165 3,198 3,257 3,238 3,302 3,484 3,382 3,347 3,328 3,351 3,340 3,249 3,303
UNEMPLOYMENT 110 106 109 104 91 93 82 88 83 84 82 88 93
UNEMPL. RATE 3.4 3.2 3.2 3.1 2.7 2.6 2.4 2.6 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.6 2.7
FREMONT COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 17,505 17,563 17,728 17,686 17,805 18,269 17,930 18,176 17,963 17,961 18,273 17,848 17,893
EMPLOYMENT 16,666 16,797 16,970 17,002 17,180 17,544 17,261 17,548 17,401 17,398 17,663 17,219 17,221
UNEMPLOYMENT 839 766 758 684 625 725 669 628 562 563 610 629 672
UNEMPL. RATE 4.8 4.4 4.3 3.9 3.5 4.0 3.7 3.5 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.5 3.8
GOSHEN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 5,822 5,851 5,948 5,836 5,834 5,845 5,705 5,710 5,779 6,023 6,013 5,965 5,861
EMPLOYMENT 5,595 5,651 5,760 5,641 5,647 5,625 5,508 5,527 5,613 5,848 5,842 5,796 5,671
UNEMPLOYMENT 227 200 188 195 187 220 197 183 166 175 171 169 190
UNEMPL. RATE 3.9 3.4 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.8 3.5 3.2 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8 3.2
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,296 2,295 2,335 2,354 2,372 2,451 2,404 2,340 2,318 2,336 2,353 2,342 2,350
EMPLOYMENT 2,204 2,208 2,242 2,270 2,292 2,364 2,330 2,271 2,251 2,273 2,286 2,271 2,272
UNEMPLOYMENT 92 87 93 84 80 87 74 69 67 63 67 71 78
UNEMPL. RATE 4.0 3.8 4.0 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.1 2.9 2.9 2.7 2.8 3.0 3.3
JOHNSON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,685 3,713 3,748 3,666 3,824 4,100 4,085 4,087 4,053 3,992 3,868 3,839 3,888
EMPLOYMENT 3,544 3,571 3,606 3,527 3,692 3,963 3,964 3,970 3,934 3,872 3,748 3,722 3,759
UNEMPLOYMENT 141 142 142 139 132 137 121 117 119 120 120 117 129
UNEMPL. RATE 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.5 3.3 3.0 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.3
LINCOLN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 8,262 8,147 8,319 8,379 8,650 9,352 9,290 9,402 9,337 9,268 9,175 9,130 8,892
EMPLOYMENT 7,945 7,863 8,053 8,136 8,420 9,112 9,089 9,228 9,162 9,090 8,983 8,937 8,668
UNEMPLOYMENT 317 284 266 243 230 240 201 174 175 178 192 193 224
UNEMPL. RATE 3.8 3.5 3.2 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.2 1.9 1.9 1.9 2.1 2.1 2.5
NIOBRARA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 1,152 1,141 1,172 1,139 1,160 1,232 1,181 1,201 1,238 1,237 1,221 1,209 1,190
EMPLOYMENT 1,110 1,111 1,141 1,112 1,130 1,200 1,156 1,176 1,196 1,189 1,169 1,163 1,154
UNEMPLOYMENT 42 30 31 27 30 32 25 25 42 48 52 46 36
UNEMPL. RATE 3.6 2.6 2.6 2.4 2.6 2.6 2.1 2.1 3.4 3.9 4.3 3.8 3.0
PARK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 12,767 12,906 13,109 13,298 14,166 15,665 15,968 15,568 14,807 14,086 13,454 13,297 14,091
EMPLOYMENT 12,184 12,384 12,593 12,851 13,748 15,231 15,585 15,207 14,439 13,699 13,008 12,851 13,648
UNEMPLOYMENT 583 522 516 447 418 434 383 361 368 387 446 446 443
UNEMPL. RATE 4.6 4.0 3.9 3.4 3.0 2.8 2.4 2.3 2.5 2.7 3.3 3.4 3.1
PLATTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,788 3,806 4,014 4,058 4,016 3,979 3,815 3,822 3,936 3,919 3,913 3,898 3,913
EMPLOYMENT 3,594 3,630 3,852 3,918 3,872 3,805 3,651 3,665 3,801 3,784 3,764 3,753 3,757
UNEMPLOYMENT 194 176 162 140 144 174 164 157 135 135 149 145 156
UNEMPL. RATE 5.1 4.6 4.0 3.4 3.6 4.4 4.3 4.1 3.4 3.4 3.8 3.7 4.0
SHERIDAN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 15,324 15,337 15,458 15,449 15,564 16,121 15,938 15,811 15,718 15,868 15,746 15,518 15,654
EMPLOYMENT 14,769 14,821 14,913 14,936 15,118 15,647 15,526 15,431 15,357 15,502 15,370 15,143 15,211
UNEMPLOYMENT 555 516 545 513 446 474 412 380 361 366 376 375 443
UNEMPL. RATE 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.3 2.9 2.9 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.8
SUBLETTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 6,282 6,283 6,411 6,398 6,562 6,961 6,945 6,922 6,850 6,733 6,572 6,384 6,608
EMPLOYMENT 6,173 6,178 6,308 6,301 6,457 6,849 6,851 6,838 6,763 6,651 6,483 6,294 6,512
UNEMPLOYMENT 109 105 103 97 105 112 94 84 87 82 89 90 96
UNEMPL. RATE 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.4 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.4 1.4 1.5
SWEETWATER COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 23,403 23,589 23,792 23,975 23,911 23,712 23,645 23,692 23,256 23,483 24,054 24,033 23,712
EMPLOYMENT 22,772 23,012 23,187 23,450 23,383 23,133 23,123 23,201 22,782 23,020 23,576 23,568 23,184
UNEMPLOYMENT 631 577 605 525 528 579 522 491 474 463 478 465 528
UNEMPL. RATE 2.7 2.4 2.5 2.2 2.2 2.4 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.9 2.2
TETON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 13,584 13,468 13,437 13,119 13,599 15,930 16,788 16,562 15,400 13,847 13,028 13,737 14,375
EMPLOYMENT 13,254 13,161 13,119 12,647 13,258 15,588 16,540 16,333 15,159 13,573 12,602 13,462 14,058
UNEMPLOYMENT 330 307 318 472 341 342 248 229 241 274 426 275 317
UNEMPL. RATE 2.4 2.3 2.4 3.6 2.5 2.1 1.5 1.4 1.6 2.0 3.3 2.0 2.2
UINTA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 10,988 10,930 11,005 11,126 11,029 11,032 11,357 11,271 11,012 11,077 11,280 11,253 11,113
EMPLOYMENT 10,629 10,611 10,680 10,826 10,741 10,709 11,063 10,992 10,748 10,825 11,015 10,976 10,818
UNEMPLOYMENT 359 319 325 300 288 323 294 279 264 252 265 277 295
UNEMPL. RATE 3.3 2.9 3.0 2.7 2.6 2.9 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.7
WASHAKIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,126 4,034 4,107 4,111 4,150 4,269 4,278 4,273 4,184 4,282 4,308 4,199 4,194
EMPLOYMENT 3,951 3,851 3,932 3,958 4,008 4,107 4,136 4,108 4,073 4,174 4,188 4,089 4,048
UNEMPLOYMENT 175 183 175 153 142 162 142 165 111 108 120 110 146
UNEMPL. RATE 4.2 4.5 4.3 3.7 3.4 3.8 3.3 3.9 2.7 2.5 2.8 2.6 3.5
WESTON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,165 3,124 3,170 3,156 3,181 3,220 3,092 3,087 3,127 3,153 3,236 3,197 3,159
EMPLOYMENT 3,047 3,021 3,059 3,054 3,080 3,111 2,998 2,995 3,036 3,059 3,140 3,108 3,059
UNEMPLOYMENT 118 103 111 102 101 109 94 92 91 94 96 89 100
UNEMPL. RATE 3.7 3.3 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.4 3.0 3.0 2.9 3.0 3.0 2.8 3.2
Benchmark Run Date 04/2015

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