2010-2017 WYOMING BENCHMARK LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES--ANNUAL AVERAGES
WYOMING
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 303,297 306,815 307,267 306,608 306,331 304,775 300,922 293,347
EMPLOYMENT 283,744 289,019 290,932 292,131 293,657 291,686 285,052 281,017
UNEMPLOYMENT 19,553 17,796 16,335 14,477 12,674 13,089 15,870 12,330
UNEMPL. RATE 6.4 5.8 5.3 4.7 4.1 4.3 5.3 4.2
NATRONA COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 39,894 41,123 42,388 43,105 43,355 42,934 41,054 39,569
EMPLOYMENT 37,110 38,628 40,242 41,150 41,612 40,821 38,155 37,467
UNEMPLOYMENT 2,784 2,495 2,146 1,955 1,743 2,113 2,899 2,102
UNEMPL. RATE 7.0 6.1 5.1 4.5 4.0 4.9 7.1 5.3
LARAMIE COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 46,182 47,167 47,711 48,587 48,762 48,727 48,874 48,162
EMPLOYMENT 43,092 44,249 44,967 46,258 46,656 46,788 46,866 46,383
UNEMPLOYMENT 3,090 2,918 2,744 2,329 2,106 1,939 2,008 1,779
UNEMPL. RATE 6.7 6.2 5.8 4.8 4.3 4.0 4.1 3.7
ALBANY COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 21,381 21,832 20,736 20,692 20,487 20,681 21,007 20,471
EMPLOYMENT 20,425 20,915 19,845 19,916 19,781 20,027 20,341 19,888
UNEMPLOYMENT 956 917 891 776 706 654 666 583
UNEMPL. RATE 4.5 4.2 4.3 3.8 3.4 3.2 3.2 2.8
BIG HORN COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 5,631 5,741 5,637 5,583 5,579 5,571 5,547 5,396
EMPLOYMENT 5,255 5,391 5,320 5,293 5,329 5,323 5,275 5,173
UNEMPLOYMENT 376 350 317 290 250 248 272 223
UNEMPL. RATE 6.7 6.1 5.6 5.2 4.5 4.5 4.9 4.1
CAMPBELL COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 26,296 25,872 26,119 25,698 26,254 25,867 24,436 23,083
EMPLOYMENT 24,709 24,605 24,907 24,607 25,376 24,844 22,697 21,945
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,587 1,267 1,212 1,091 878 1,023 1,739 1,138
UNEMPL. RATE 6.0 4.9 4.6 4.2 3.3 4.0 7.1 4.9
CARBON COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 8,254 8,158 8,215 8,378 8,438 8,455 8,376 7,957
EMPLOYMENT 7,698 7,670 7,790 8,016 8,102 8,139 7,987 7,641
UNEMPLOYMENT 556 488 425 362 336 316 389 316
UNEMPL. RATE 6.7 6.0 5.2 4.3 4.0 3.7 4.6 4.0
CONVERSE COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 7,568 7,659 7,976 8,108 8,340 8,332 7,887 7,481
EMPLOYMENT 7,155 7,289 7,634 7,811 8,089 8,026 7,401 7,151
UNEMPLOYMENT 413 370 342 297 251 306 486 330
UNEMPL. RATE 5.5 4.8 4.3 3.7 3.0 3.7 6.2 4.4
CROOK COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 3,910 3,885 3,814 3,691 3,711 3,716 3,745 3,679
EMPLOYMENT 3,715 3,696 3,628 3,527 3,567 3,586 3,575 3,551
UNEMPLOYMENT 195 189 186 164 144 130 170 128
UNEMPL. RATE 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.4 3.9 3.5 4.5 3.5
FREMONT COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 20,971 21,212 21,271 21,046 20,557 20,289 20,059 19,407
EMPLOYMENT 19,514 19,844 19,989 19,848 19,537 19,160 18,631 18,327
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,457 1,368 1,282 1,198 1,020 1,129 1,428 1,080
UNEMPL. RATE 6.9 6.4 6.0 5.7 5.0 5.6 7.1 5.6
GOSHEN COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 7,500 7,641 7,511 7,333 7,139 7,095 7,041 6,983
EMPLOYMENT 7,132 7,275 7,160 7,025 6,883 6,861 6,799 6,786
UNEMPLOYMENT 368 366 351 308 256 234 242 197
UNEMPL. RATE 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.2 3.6 3.3 3.4 2.8
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 2,569 2,600 2,578 2,557 2,487 2,405 2,428 2,329
EMPLOYMENT 2,435 2,468 2,456 2,436 2,384 2,304 2,313 2,239
UNEMPLOYMENT 134 132 122 121 103 101 115 90
UNEMPL. RATE 5.2 5.1 4.7 4.7 4.1 4.2 4.7 3.9
JOHNSON COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 4,535 4,517 4,472 4,478 4,480 4,212 4,213 4,196
EMPLOYMENT 4,226 4,233 4,234 4,251 4,279 4,005 3,990 4,022
UNEMPLOYMENT 309 284 238 227 201 207 223 174
UNEMPL. RATE 6.8 6.3 5.3 5.1 4.5 4.9 5.3 4.1
LINCOLN COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 8,675 8,740 8,274 8,165 8,235 8,431 8,737 8,727
EMPLOYMENT 7,947 8,054 7,685 7,697 7,812 8,032 8,331 8,402
UNEMPLOYMENT 728 686 589 468 423 399 406 325
UNEMPL. RATE 8.4 7.8 7.1 5.7 5.1 4.7 4.6 3.7
NIOBRARA COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 1,387 1,395 1,381 1,381 1,351 1,330 1,340 1,319
EMPLOYMENT 1,323 1,337 1,328 1,332 1,306 1,290 1,297 1,283
UNEMPLOYMENT 64 58 53 49 45 40 43 36
UNEMPL. RATE 4.6 4.2 3.8 3.5 3.3 3.0 3.2 2.7
PARK COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 15,849 16,094 16,262 15,864 15,747 15,801 15,954 15,688
EMPLOYMENT 14,876 15,164 15,360 15,056 15,046 15,119 15,208 15,024
UNEMPLOYMENT 973 930 902 808 701 682 746 664
UNEMPL. RATE 6.1 5.8 5.5 5.1 4.5 4.3 4.7 4.2
PLATTE COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 4,965 4,963 4,787 4,804 4,780 4,922 4,781 4,783
EMPLOYMENT 4,690 4,714 4,553 4,593 4,596 4,728 4,554 4,605
UNEMPLOYMENT 275 249 234 211 184 194 227 178
UNEMPL. RATE 5.5 5.0 4.9 4.4 3.8 3.9 4.7 3.7
SHERIDAN COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 16,132 16,062 15,903 15,792 15,903 15,965 16,151 15,791
EMPLOYMENT 14,951 14,951 14,916 14,923 15,168 15,286 15,397 15,164
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,181 1,111 987 869 735 679 754 627
UNEMPL. RATE 7.3 6.9 6.2 5.5 4.6 4.3 4.7 4.0
SUBLETTE COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 5,691 5,902 5,572 5,081 4,872 4,580 4,237 4,252
EMPLOYMENT 5,358 5,632 5,300 4,842 4,664 4,340 3,967 4,066
UNEMPLOYMENT 333 270 272 239 208 240 270 186
UNEMPL. RATE 5.9 4.6 4.9 4.7 4.3 5.2 6.4 4.4
SWEETWATER COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 23,134 23,891 24,138 23,883 23,290 22,794 22,165 21,581
EMPLOYMENT 21,608 22,633 22,986 22,838 22,362 21,716 20,838 20,599
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,526 1,258 1,152 1,045 928 1,078 1,327 982
UNEMPL. RATE 6.6 5.3 4.8 4.4 4.0 4.7 6.0 4.6
TETON COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 13,611 13,637 13,805 14,107 14,436 14,725 15,270 15,467
EMPLOYMENT 12,569 12,614 12,881 13,318 13,768 14,152 14,748 15,005
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,042 1,023 924 789 668 573 522 462
UNEMPL. RATE 7.7 7.5 6.7 5.6 4.6 3.9 3.4 3.0
UINTA COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 10,557 10,167 10,263 9,960 9,882 9,695 9,437 9,138
EMPLOYMENT 9,815 9,537 9,689 9,435 9,408 9,208 8,895 8,727
UNEMPLOYMENT 742 630 574 525 474 487 542 411
UNEMPL. RATE 7.0 6.2 5.6 5.3 4.8 5.0 5.7 4.5
WASHAKIE COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 4,589 4,591 4,487 4,362 4,276 4,277 4,219 4,115
EMPLOYMENT 4,318 4,335 4,254 4,146 4,091 4,097 4,021 3,947
UNEMPLOYMENT 271 256 233 216 185 180 198 168
UNEMPL. RATE 5.9 5.6 5.2 5.0 4.3 4.2 4.7 4.1
WESTON COUNTY
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
LABOR FORCE 4,016 3,966 3,972 3,956 3,971 3,970 3,965 3,771
EMPLOYMENT 3,822 3,785 3,811 3,814 3,841 3,834 3,769 3,621
UNEMPLOYMENT 194 181 161 142 130 136 196 150
UNEMPL. RATE 4.8 4.6 4.1 3.6 3.3 3.4 4.9 4.0
Benchmark Run Date 03/2018

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