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"Labor Market Information (LMI) is an applied science; it is the systematic collection and analysis of data which describes and predicts the relationship between labor demand and supply." The States' Labor Market Information Review, ICESA, 1995, p. 7.

2021 Wyoming Workforce Annual Report

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Local Area Unemployment Statistics


Table: 2010 Wyoming Benchmark Labor Force Estimates
Wyoming
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 299,391 298,909 300,692 301,533 301,797 305,282 303,981 303,768 302,470 301,792 302,764 300,332 301,893
Employment 273,348 274,063 276,201 279,199 280,586 285,102 285,445 285,371 285,416 284,024 282,438 280,241 280,953
Unemployment 26,043 24,846 24,491 22,334 21,211 20,180 18,536 18,397 17,054 17,768 20,326 20,091 20,940
Unemployment Rate 8.7 8.3 8.1 7.4 7.0 6.6 6.1 6.1 5.6 5.9 6.7 6.7 6.9
Natrona County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 39,911 39,514 39,455 39,816 39,586 39,677 40,177 39,777 39,084 39,448 40,178 40,057 39,724
Employment 36,234 36,063 36,110 36,803 36,613 36,820 37,482 37,002 36,514 36,796 37,290 37,207 36,745
Unemployment 3,677 3,451 3,345 3,013 2,973 2,857 2,695 2,775 2,570 2,652 2,888 2,850 2,979
Unemployment Rate 9.2 8.7 8.5 7.6 7.5 7.2 6.7 7.0 6.6 6.7 7.2 7.1 7.5
Casper City
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 29,147 28,915 28,885 29,182 29,028 29,176 29,537 29,273 28,775 29,053 29,526 29,396 29,157
Employment 26,823 26,697 26,732 27,245 27,104 27,257 27,747 27,392 27,031 27,240 27,605 27,544 27,201
Unemployment 2,324 2,218 2,153 1,937 1,924 1,919 1,790 1,881 1,744 1,813 1,921 1,852 1,956
Unemployment Rate 8.0 7.7 7.5 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.1 6.4 6.1 6.2 6.5 6.3 6.7
Laramie County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 46,216 46,068 45,792 45,934 45,557 45,858 46,608 46,422 45,417 45,389 46,274 46,118 45,971
Employment 42,159 42,234 42,015 42,600 42,353 42,655 43,627 43,445 42,620 42,492 43,035 42,786 42,668
Unemployment 4,057 3,834 3,777 3,334 3,204 3,203 2,981 2,977 2,797 2,897 3,239 3,332 3,303
Unemployment Rate 8.8 8.3 8.2 7.3 7.0 7.0 6.4 6.4 6.2 6.4 7.0 7.2 7.2
Cheyenne City
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 29,803 29,681 29,612 29,722 29,476 29,716 30,156 30,012 29,371 29,352 29,892 29,748 29,712
Employment 27,374 27,422 27,280 27,660 27,500 27,696 28,327 28,209 27,673 27,590 27,942 27,781 27,705
Unemployment 2,429 2,259 2,332 2,062 1,976 2,020 1,829 1,803 1,698 1,762 1,950 1,967 2,007
Unemployment Rate 8.2 7.6 7.9 6.9 6.7 6.8 6.1 6.0 5.8 6.0 6.5 6.6 6.8
Albany County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 21,125 21,543 21,524 21,675 21,507 20,702 20,093 19,716 21,640 21,798 22,020 21,640 21,248
Employment 19,931 20,384 20,346 20,624 20,451 19,626 19,121 18,768 20,794 20,909 21,057 20,680 20,224
Unemployment 1,194 1,159 1,178 1,051 1,056 1,076 972 948 846 889 963 960 1,024
Unemployment Rate 5.7 5.4 5.5 4.8 4.9 5.2 4.8 4.8 3.9 4.1 4.4 4.4 4.8
Laramie City
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 17,663 17,992 17,986 18,144 18,018 17,344 16,842 16,517 18,149 18,303 18,444 18,088 17,791
Employment 16,778 17,159 17,127 17,361 17,216 16,521 16,096 15,799 17,505 17,601 17,726 17,409 17,025
Unemployment 885 833 859 783 802 823 746 718 644 702 718 679 766
Unemployment Rate 5.0 4.6 4.8 4.3 4.5 4.7 4.4 4.3 3.5 3.8 3.9 3.8 4.3
Big Horn County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 5,468 5,421 5,641 5,601 5,658 5,766 5,647 5,647 5,686 5,671 5,564 5,497 5,606
Employment 4,907 4,933 5,160 5,191 5,278 5,390 5,286 5,301 5,352 5,338 5,193 5,107 5,203
Unemployment 561 488 481 410 380 376 361 346 334 333 371 390 403
Unemployment Rate 10.3 9.0 8.5 7.3 6.7 6.5 6.4 6.1 5.9 5.9 6.7 7.1 7.2
Campbell County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 26,592 26,273 26,153 26,182 25,847 26,135 25,566 26,198 26,121 26,647 26,412 25,860 26,165
Employment 24,327 24,154 24,040 24,352 24,027 24,471 24,081 24,729 24,772 25,289 24,954 24,400 24,466
Unemployment 2,265 2,119 2,113 1,830 1,820 1,664 1,485 1,469 1,349 1,358 1,458 1,460 1,699
Unemployment Rate 8.5 8.1 8.1 7.0 7.0 6.4 5.8 5.6 5.2 5.1 5.5 5.6 6.5
Gillette City
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 16,423 16,282 16,238 16,323 16,136 16,361 16,000 16,359 16,367 16,718 16,536 16,153 16,325
Employment 15,391 15,282 15,209 15,407 15,201 15,482 15,235 15,645 15,673 16,000 15,788 15,437 15,479
Unemployment 1,032 1,000 1,029 916 935 879 765 714 694 718 748 716 846
Unemployment Rate 6.3 6.1 6.3 5.6 5.8 5.4 4.8 4.4 4.2 4.3 4.5 4.4 5.2
Carbon County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 8,151 8,060 8,246 8,394 8,498 8,446 8,148 8,034 8,234 8,201 8,124 8,078 8,218
Employment 7,417 7,361 7,557 7,771 7,906 7,889 7,617 7,512 7,730 7,691 7,537 7,485 7,623
Unemployment 734 699 689 623 592 557 531 522 504 510 587 593 595
Unemployment Rate 9.0 8.7 8.4 7.4 7.0 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.1 6.2 7.2 7.3 7.2
Converse County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 7,662 7,563 7,639 7,572 7,536 7,631 7,429 7,501 7,424 7,469 7,516 7,395 7,528
Employment 7,093 7,045 7,123 7,113 7,075 7,187 7,027 7,092 7,059 7,107 7,106 6,998 7,085
Unemployment 569 518 516 459 461 444 402 409 365 362 410 397 443
Unemployment Rate 7.4 6.8 6.8 6.1 6.1 5.8 5.4 5.5 4.9 4.8 5.5 5.4 5.9
Crook County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 3,786 3,861 4,024 3,920 3,950 4,050 3,762 3,830 3,812 3,922 3,885 3,851 3,887
Employment 3,521 3,605 3,767 3,696 3,723 3,829 3,588 3,656 3,656 3,765 3,691 3,644 3,678
Unemployment 265 256 257 224 227 221 174 174 156 157 194 207 209
Unemployment Rate 7.0 6.6 6.4 5.7 5.7 5.5 4.6 4.5 4.1 4.0 5.0 5.4 5.4
Fremont County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 20,643 20,651 20,900 20,827 20,821 20,870 20,773 21,282 20,906 20,916 21,372 20,729 20,890
Employment 18,650 18,754 19,031 19,194 19,240 19,327 19,371 19,884 19,654 19,613 19,904 19,235 19,321
Unemployment 1,993 1,897 1,869 1,633 1,581 1,543 1,402 1,398 1,252 1,303 1,468 1,494 1,569
Unemployment Rate 9.7 9.2 8.9 7.8 7.6 7.4 6.7 6.6 6.0 6.2 6.9 7.2 7.5
Goshen County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 7,414 7,486 7,735 7,585 7,427 7,451 7,125 7,175 7,346 7,588 7,578 7,561 7,456
Employment 6,977 7,068 7,299 7,177 7,028 7,029 6,739 6,789 6,994 7,244 7,197 7,203 7,062
Unemployment 437 418 436 408 399 422 386 386 352 344 381 358 394
Unemployment Rate 5.9 5.6 5.6 5.4 5.4 5.7 5.4 5.4 4.8 4.5 5.0 4.7 5.3
Hot Springs County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 2,527 2,523 2,546 2,553 2,558 2,611 2,620 2,576 2,550 2,514 2,561 2,517 2,555
Employment 2,351 2,365 2,389 2,420 2,425 2,473 2,490 2,448 2,430 2,380 2,404 2,358 2,411
Unemployment 176 158 157 133 133 138 130 128 120 134 157 159 144
Unemployment Rate 7.0 6.3 6.2 5.2 5.2 5.3 5.0 5.0 4.7 5.3 6.1 6.3 5.6
Johnson County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 299,391 298,909 300,692 301,533 301,797 305,282 303,981 303,768 302,470 301,792 302,764 300,332 301,893
Employment 273,348 274,063 276,201 279,199 280,586 285,102 285,445 285,371 285,416 284,024 282,438 280,241 280,953
Unemployment 26,043 24,846 24,491 22,334 21,211 20,180 18,536 18,397 17,054 17,768 20,326 20,091 20,940
Unemployment Rate 8.7 8.3 8.1 7.4 7.0 6.6 6.1 6.1 5.6 5.9 6.7 6.7 6.9
Lincoln County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 4,370 4,411 4,480 4,455 4,516 4,732 4,570 4,532 4,528 4,613 4,542 4,446 4,516
Employment 3,945 3,973 4,067 4,097 4,172 4,415 4,279 4,251 4,273 4,361 4,245 4,135 4,184
Unemployment 425 438 413 358 344 317 291 281 255 252 297 311 332
Unemployment Rate 9.7 9.9 9.2 8.0 7.6 6.7 6.4 6.2 5.6 5.5 6.5 7.0 7.4
Niobrara County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 1,379 1,398 1,458 1,397 1,385 1,389 1,294 1,360 1,377 1,400 1,370 1,338 1,379
Employment 1,289 1,315 1,378 1,334 1,325 1,322 1,231 1,297 1,320 1,341 1,301 1,274 1,311
Unemployment 90 83 80 63 60 67 63 63 57 59 69 64 68
Unemployment Rate 6.5 5.9 5.5 4.5 4.3 4.8 4.9 4.6 4.1 4.2 5.0 4.8 4.9
Park County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 14,900 14,956 15,261 15,114 15,858 17,024 17,225 16,952 16,428 15,554 15,022 14,964 15,772
Employment 13,568 13,687 14,027 14,025 14,871 16,075 16,334 16,077 15,601 14,680 13,945 13,865 14,730
Unemployment 1,332 1,269 1,234 1,089 987 949 891 875 827 874 1,077 1,099 1,042
Unemployment Rate 8.9 8.5 8.1 7.2 6.2 5.6 5.2 5.2 5.0 5.6 7.2 7.3 6.6
Platte County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 4,867 4,944 5,123 5,186 5,266 4,992 4,725 4,678 4,866 4,854 4,880 4,879 4,938
Employment 4,494 4,597 4,764 4,914 4,995 4,707 4,454 4,397 4,616 4,600 4,589 4,601 4,644
Unemployment 373 347 359 272 271 285 271 281 250 254 291 278 294
Unemployment Rate 7.7 7.0 7.0 5.2 5.1 5.7 5.7 6.0 5.1 5.2 6.0 5.7 6.0
Sheridan County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 16,030 16,032 16,277 16,269 16,191 16,432 16,019 15,871 15,879 15,932 16,013 15,847 16,066
Employment 14,419 14,446 14,721 14,922 14,898 15,238 14,912 14,814 14,887 14,909 14,839 14,646 14,804
Unemployment 1,611 1,586 1,556 1,347 1,293 1,194 1,107 1,057 992 1,023 1,174 1,201 1,262
Unemployment Rate 10.0 9.9 9.6 8.3 8.0 7.3 6.9 6.7 6.2 6.4 7.3 7.6 7.9
Sublette County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 5,441 5,468 5,600 5,586 5,639 5,813 5,768 5,858 5,725 5,735 5,731 5,578 5,662
Employment 4,989 5,025 5,168 5,199 5,270 5,462 5,462 5,543 5,450 5,449 5,400 5,246 5,305
Unemployment 452 443 432 387 369 351 306 315 275 286 331 332 357
Unemployment Rate 8.3 8.1 7.7 6.9 6.5 6.0 5.3 5.4 4.8 5.0 5.8 6.0 6.3
Sweetwater County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 22,499 22,398 22,474 23,375 23,279 23,019 22,995 23,356 23,039 23,146 23,492 23,194 23,023
Employment 20,399 20,375 20,521 21,623 21,655 21,444 21,527 21,900 21,713 21,825 22,022 21,730 21,395
Unemployment 2,100 2,023 1,953 1,752 1,624 1,575 1,468 1,456 1,326 1,321 1,470 1,464 1,628
Unemployment Rate 9.3 9.0 8.7 7.5 7.0 6.8 6.4 6.2 5.8 5.7 6.3 6.3 7.1
Teton County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 13,061 13,085 12,935 12,717 13,128 14,713 15,392 15,159 14,203 13,103 12,160 13,153 13,568
Employment 11,948 12,003 11,838 11,063 11,796 13,767 14,609 14,388 13,416 12,005 10,559 11,954 12,446
Unemployment 1,113 1,082 1,097 1,654 1,332 946 783 771 787 1,098 1,601 1,199 1,122
Unemployment Rate 8.5 8.3 8.5 13.0 10.1 6.4 5.1 5.1 5.5 8.4 13.2 9.1 8.3
Uinta County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 10,256 10,189 10,294 10,230 10,348 10,281 10,628 10,697 10,888 10,746 10,921 10,664 10,512
Employment 9,224 9,188 9,346 9,383 9,545 9,504 9,913 10,003 10,247 10,094 10,210 9,963 9,718
Unemployment 1,032 1,001 948 847 803 777 715 694 641 652 711 701 794
Unemployment Rate 10.1 9.8 9.2 8.3 7.8 7.6 6.7 6.5 5.9 6.1 6.5 6.6 7.6
Washakie County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 4,557 4,509 4,555 4,576 4,592 4,665 4,608 4,535 4,502 4,557 4,593 4,536 4,566
Employment 4,178 4,150 4,184 4,265 4,303 4,384 4,352 4,282 4,276 4,341 4,334 4,259 4,276
Unemployment 379 359 371 311 289 281 256 253 226 216 259 277 290
Unemployment Rate 8.3 8.0 8.1 6.8 6.3 6.0 5.6 5.6 5.0 4.7 5.6 6.1 6.4
Weston County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 4,031 3,998 4,051 4,034 4,059 3,991 3,866 3,910 3,970 3,994 4,064 3,939 3,992
Employment 3,768 3,738 3,793 3,821 3,849 3,794 3,686 3,736 3,795 3,826 3,872 3,735 3,784
Unemployment 263 260 258 213 210 197 180 174 175 168 192 204 208
Unemployment Rate 6.5 6.5 6.4 5.3 5.2 4.9 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.2 4.7 5.2 5.2
Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program. 
Prepared by C. Cowan and M. Moore, Research & Planning, WY DWS, 4/26/21.