2010 WYOMING BENCHMARK LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES
WYOMING ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 299,388 299,182 300,782 301,054 302,103 307,449 306,184 305,471 303,557 304,878 305,384 304,124 303,297
EMPLOYMENT 275,085 275,916 277,940 280,119 282,396 288,382 288,923 288,481 287,482 288,143 286,846 285,211 283,744
UNEMPLOYMENT 24,303 23,266 22,842 20,935 19,707 19,067 17,261 16,990 16,075 16,735 18,538 18,913 19,553
UNEMPL. RATE 8.1 7.8 7.6 7.0 6.5 6.2 5.6 5.6 5.3 5.5 6.1 6.2 6.4
NATRONA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 39,899 39,544 39,464 39,753 39,614 39,945 40,454 39,970 39,202 39,828 40,506 40,549 39,894
EMPLOYMENT 36,464 36,307 36,338 36,924 36,849 37,244 37,939 37,405 36,778 37,330 37,872 37,867 37,110
UNEMPLOYMENT 3,435 3,237 3,126 2,829 2,765 2,701 2,515 2,565 2,424 2,498 2,634 2,682 2,784
UNEMPL. RATE 8.6 8.2 7.9 7.1 7.0 6.8 6.2 6.4 6.2 6.3 6.5 6.6 7.0
CASPER CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 29,165 28,958 28,912 29,153 29,068 29,385 29,756 29,429 28,871 29,343 29,787 29,775 29,300
EMPLOYMENT 26,994 26,878 26,900 27,334 27,279 27,571 28,086 27,690 27,226 27,635 28,036 28,032 27,472
UNEMPLOYMENT 2,171 2,080 2,012 1,819 1,789 1,814 1,670 1,739 1,645 1,708 1,751 1,743 1,828
UNEMPL. RATE 7.4 7.2 7.0 6.2 6.2 6.2 5.6 5.9 5.7 5.8 5.9 5.9 6.2
LARAMIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 46,217 46,116 45,809 45,871 45,606 46,174 46,939 46,676 45,573 45,842 46,665 46,691 46,182
EMPLOYMENT 42,427 42,520 42,280 42,741 42,627 43,145 44,158 43,918 42,929 43,108 43,707 43,545 43,092
UNEMPLOYMENT 3,790 3,596 3,529 3,130 2,979 3,029 2,781 2,758 2,644 2,734 2,958 3,146 3,090
UNEMPL. RATE 8.2 7.8 7.7 6.8 6.5 6.6 5.9 5.9 5.8 6.0 6.3 6.7 6.7
CHEYENNE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 29,817 29,727 29,631 29,687 29,514 29,925 30,377 30,186 29,478 29,653 30,160 30,129 29,857
EMPLOYMENT 27,548 27,608 27,452 27,751 27,677 28,014 28,671 28,516 27,873 27,990 28,379 28,273 27,979
UNEMPLOYMENT 2,269 2,119 2,179 1,936 1,837 1,911 1,706 1,670 1,605 1,663 1,781 1,856 1,878
UNEMPL. RATE 7.6 7.1 7.4 6.5 6.2 6.4 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.6 5.9 6.2 6.3
ALBANY COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 21,173 21,609 21,575 21,679 21,564 20,868 20,258 19,846 21,739 22,047 22,262 21,948 21,381
EMPLOYMENT 20,057 20,522 20,474 20,692 20,582 19,851 19,354 18,973 20,944 21,212 21,386 21,047 20,425
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,116 1,087 1,101 987 982 1,017 904 873 795 835 876 901 956
UNEMPL. RATE 5.3 5.0 5.1 4.6 4.6 4.9 4.5 4.4 3.7 3.8 3.9 4.1 4.5
LARAMIE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 17,711 18,058 18,038 18,155 18,072 17,488 16,986 16,633 18,236 18,515 18,656 18,354 17,909
EMPLOYMENT 16,884 17,276 17,235 17,419 17,326 16,711 16,292 15,972 17,631 17,856 18,003 17,717 17,194
UNEMPLOYMENT 827 782 803 736 746 777 694 661 605 659 653 637 715
UNEMPL. RATE 4.7 4.3 4.5 4.1 4.1 4.4 4.1 4.0 3.3 3.6 3.5 3.5 4.0
BIG HORN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 5,460 5,423 5,640 5,592 5,665 5,808 5,687 5,678 5,706 5,731 5,615 5,567 5,631
EMPLOYMENT 4,939 4,967 5,192 5,208 5,312 5,452 5,350 5,358 5,391 5,415 5,274 5,197 5,255
UNEMPLOYMENT 521 456 448 384 353 356 337 320 315 316 341 370 376
UNEMPL. RATE 9.5 8.4 7.9 6.9 6.2 6.1 5.9 5.6 5.5 5.5 6.1 6.6 6.7
CAMPBELL COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 26,597 26,305 26,166 26,150 25,875 26,325 25,755 26,352 26,219 26,932 26,670 26,203 26,296
EMPLOYMENT 24,481 24,317 24,191 24,432 24,182 24,752 24,374 24,999 24,951 25,656 25,343 24,833 24,709
UNEMPLOYMENT 2,116 1,988 1,975 1,718 1,693 1,573 1,381 1,353 1,268 1,276 1,327 1,370 1,587
UNEMPL. RATE 8.0 7.6 7.5 6.6 6.5 6.0 5.4 5.1 4.8 4.7 5.0 5.2 6.0
GILLETTE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 16,453 16,323 16,267 16,317 16,168 16,491 16,132 16,474 16,438 16,907 16,715 16,383 16,423
EMPLOYMENT 15,488 15,385 15,305 15,457 15,299 15,660 15,421 15,816 15,786 16,232 16,034 15,711 15,633
UNEMPLOYMENT 965 938 962 860 869 831 711 658 652 675 681 672 790
UNEMPL. RATE 5.9 5.7 5.9 5.3 5.4 5.0 4.4 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.8
CARBON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 8,150 8,067 8,248 8,381 8,508 8,505 8,206 8,077 8,262 8,284 8,191 8,176 8,254
EMPLOYMENT 7,464 7,411 7,605 7,797 7,957 7,979 7,710 7,594 7,786 7,803 7,655 7,618 7,698
UNEMPLOYMENT 686 656 643 584 551 526 496 483 476 481 536 558 556
UNEMPL. RATE 8.4 8.1 7.8 7.0 6.5 6.2 6.0 6.0 5.8 5.8 6.5 6.8 6.7
CONVERSE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 7,669 7,578 7,650 7,568 7,549 7,688 7,486 7,546 7,453 7,550 7,590 7,495 7,568
EMPLOYMENT 7,138 7,092 7,168 7,137 7,121 7,269 7,112 7,169 7,110 7,210 7,217 7,122 7,155
UNEMPLOYMENT 531 486 482 431 428 419 374 377 343 340 373 373 413
UNEMPL. RATE 6.9 6.4 6.3 5.7 5.7 5.5 5.0 5.0 4.6 4.5 4.9 5.0 5.5
CROOK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,791 3,870 4,031 3,918 3,958 4,082 3,793 3,856 3,829 3,967 3,925 3,904 3,910
EMPLOYMENT 3,543 3,630 3,791 3,708 3,747 3,873 3,631 3,696 3,683 3,820 3,748 3,709 3,715
UNEMPLOYMENT 248 240 240 210 211 209 162 160 146 147 177 195 195
UNEMPL. RATE 6.5 6.2 6.0 5.4 5.3 5.1 4.3 4.1 3.8 3.7 4.5 5.0 5.0
FREMONT COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 20,621 20,643 20,875 20,774 20,826 21,002 20,904 21,383 20,969 21,122 21,551 20,980 20,971
EMPLOYMENT 18,769 18,881 19,151 19,258 19,364 19,550 19,607 20,101 19,796 19,897 20,214 19,577 19,514
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,852 1,762 1,724 1,516 1,462 1,452 1,297 1,282 1,173 1,225 1,337 1,403 1,457
UNEMPL. RATE 9.0 8.5 8.3 7.3 7.0 6.9 6.2 6.0 5.6 5.8 6.2 6.7 6.9
GOSHEN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 7,429 7,508 7,752 7,583 7,445 7,508 7,180 7,219 7,376 7,672 7,656 7,667 7,500
EMPLOYMENT 7,021 7,116 7,345 7,200 7,074 7,109 6,821 6,863 7,045 7,349 7,309 7,331 7,132
UNEMPLOYMENT 408 392 407 383 371 399 359 356 331 323 347 336 368
UNEMPL. RATE 5.5 5.2 5.3 5.1 5.0 5.3 5.0 4.9 4.5 4.2 4.5 4.4 4.9
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,530 2,529 2,551 2,553 2,565 2,631 2,642 2,592 2,560 2,541 2,584 2,549 2,569
EMPLOYMENT 2,366 2,381 2,404 2,428 2,441 2,501 2,521 2,474 2,447 2,415 2,441 2,400 2,435
UNEMPLOYMENT 164 148 147 125 124 130 121 118 113 126 143 149 134
UNEMPL. RATE 6.5 5.9 5.8 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.6 4.6 4.4 5.0 5.5 5.8 5.2
JOHNSON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,366 4,408 4,477 4,445 4,517 4,763 4,601 4,555 4,543 4,663 4,584 4,504 4,535
EMPLOYMENT 3,970 4,000 4,093 4,111 4,199 4,466 4,331 4,297 4,304 4,425 4,311 4,209 4,226
UNEMPLOYMENT 396 408 384 334 318 297 270 258 239 238 273 295 309
UNEMPL. RATE 9.1 9.3 8.6 7.5 7.0 6.2 5.9 5.7 5.3 5.1 6.0 6.5 6.8
LINCOLN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 8,485 8,541 8,506 8,496 8,582 9,088 8,995 8,739 8,870 8,672 8,547 8,580 8,675
EMPLOYMENT 7,607 7,651 7,604 7,636 7,838 8,392 8,359 8,146 8,306 8,082 7,875 7,865 7,947
UNEMPLOYMENT 878 890 902 860 744 696 636 593 564 590 672 715 728
UNEMPL. RATE 10.3 10.4 10.6 10.1 8.7 7.7 7.1 6.8 6.4 6.8 7.9 8.3 8.4
NIOBRARA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 1,381 1,402 1,460 1,397 1,390 1,400 1,304 1,369 1,384 1,416 1,384 1,357 1,387
EMPLOYMENT 1,297 1,324 1,386 1,338 1,334 1,337 1,246 1,311 1,330 1,360 1,321 1,297 1,323
UNEMPLOYMENT 84 78 74 59 56 63 58 58 54 56 63 60 64
UNEMPL. RATE 6.1 5.6 5.1 4.2 4.0 4.5 4.4 4.2 3.9 4.0 4.6 4.4 4.6
PARK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 14,899 14,969 15,268 15,093 15,885 17,157 17,361 17,059 16,491 15,714 15,143 15,144 15,849
EMPLOYMENT 13,654 13,779 14,115 14,071 14,967 16,260 16,533 16,252 15,714 14,893 14,163 14,111 14,876
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,245 1,190 1,153 1,022 918 897 828 807 777 821 980 1,033 973
UNEMPL. RATE 8.4 7.9 7.6 6.8 5.8 5.2 4.8 4.7 4.7 5.2 6.5 6.8 6.1
PLATTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,872 4,953 5,129 5,186 5,279 5,032 4,760 4,705 4,885 4,906 4,927 4,945 4,965
EMPLOYMENT 4,523 4,628 4,794 4,930 5,027 4,762 4,508 4,445 4,649 4,667 4,661 4,683 4,690
UNEMPLOYMENT 349 325 335 256 252 270 252 260 236 239 266 262 275
UNEMPL. RATE 7.2 6.6 6.5 4.9 4.8 5.4 5.3 5.5 4.8 4.9 5.4 5.3 5.5
SHERIDAN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 16,016 16,032 16,267 16,237 16,196 16,542 16,127 15,956 15,934 16,091 16,143 16,039 16,132
EMPLOYMENT 14,511 14,544 14,814 14,972 14,994 15,413 15,093 14,975 14,995 15,125 15,070 14,906 14,951
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,505 1,488 1,453 1,265 1,202 1,129 1,034 981 939 966 1,073 1,133 1,181
UNEMPL. RATE 9.4 9.3 8.9 7.8 7.4 6.8 6.4 6.1 5.9 6.0 6.6 7.1 7.3
SUBLETTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 5,442 5,475 5,604 5,581 5,647 5,857 5,813 5,893 5,748 5,796 5,785 5,649 5,691
EMPLOYMENT 5,020 5,059 5,200 5,217 5,304 5,525 5,528 5,603 5,490 5,528 5,485 5,339 5,358
UNEMPLOYMENT 422 416 404 364 343 332 285 290 258 268 300 310 333
UNEMPL. RATE 7.8 7.6 7.2 6.5 6.1 5.7 4.9 4.9 4.5 4.6 5.2 5.5 5.9
SWEETWATER COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 22,490 22,410 22,476 23,339 23,305 23,186 23,166 23,496 23,130 23,395 23,714 23,500 23,134
EMPLOYMENT 20,528 20,513 20,651 21,695 21,795 21,691 21,789 22,139 21,870 22,142 22,366 22,116 21,608
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,962 1,897 1,825 1,644 1,510 1,495 1,377 1,357 1,260 1,253 1,348 1,384 1,526
UNEMPL. RATE 8.7 8.5 8.1 7.0 6.5 6.4 5.9 5.8 5.4 5.4 5.7 5.9 6.6
TETON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 13,057 13,089 12,930 12,646 13,105 14,815 15,511 15,251 14,251 13,206 12,180 13,291 13,611
EMPLOYMENT 12,024 12,084 11,913 11,099 11,872 13,925 14,787 14,545 13,514 12,179 10,724 12,166 12,569
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,033 1,005 1,017 1,547 1,233 890 724 706 737 1,027 1,456 1,125 1,042
UNEMPL. RATE 7.9 7.7 7.9 12.2 9.4 6.0 4.7 4.6 5.2 7.8 12.0 8.5 7.7
UINTA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 10,247 10,189 10,291 10,209 10,352 10,348 10,701 10,754 10,926 10,854 11,017 10,798 10,557
EMPLOYMENT 9,283 9,250 9,405 9,413 9,606 9,613 10,034 10,112 10,321 10,240 10,369 10,139 9,815
UNEMPLOYMENT 964 939 886 796 746 735 667 642 605 614 648 659 742
UNEMPL. RATE 9.4 9.2 8.6 7.8 7.2 7.1 6.2 6.0 5.5 5.7 5.9 6.1 7.0
WASHAKIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,559 4,515 4,557 4,571 4,600 4,701 4,643 4,562 4,519 4,607 4,638 4,596 4,589
EMPLOYMENT 4,205 4,178 4,210 4,279 4,331 4,435 4,405 4,328 4,307 4,404 4,402 4,334 4,318
UNEMPLOYMENT 354 337 347 292 269 266 238 234 212 203 236 262 271
UNEMPL. RATE 7.8 7.5 7.6 6.4 5.8 5.7 5.1 5.1 4.7 4.4 5.1 5.7 5.9
WESTON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,038 4,007 4,058 4,034 4,070 4,023 3,898 3,937 3,986 4,041 4,109 3,993 4,016
EMPLOYMENT 3,792 3,763 3,817 3,834 3,874 3,837 3,731 3,777 3,822 3,882 3,933 3,801 3,822
UNEMPLOYMENT 246 244 241 200 196 186 167 160 164 159 176 192 194
UNEMPL. RATE 6.1 6.1 5.9 5.0 4.8 4.6 4.3 4.1 4.1 3.9 4.3 4.8 4.8
Benchmark Run Date 04/2015

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