2011 WYOMING BENCHMARK LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES
WYOMING ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 303,903 303,474 304,846 304,293 304,630 310,674 310,751 309,004 307,206 307,938 308,172 306,890 306,815
EMPLOYMENT 282,012 282,657 284,576 285,574 287,407 293,611 294,785 293,480 291,925 291,953 290,964 289,288 289,019
UNEMPLOYMENT 21,891 20,817 20,270 18,719 17,223 17,063 15,966 15,524 15,281 15,985 17,208 17,602 17,796
UNEMPL. RATE 7.2 6.9 6.6 6.2 5.7 5.5 5.1 5.0 5.0 5.2 5.6 5.7 5.8
NATRONA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 40,679 40,646 40,764 40,991 40,799 40,947 41,391 41,100 40,867 41,553 41,903 41,836 41,123
EMPLOYMENT 37,582 37,679 37,925 38,487 38,416 38,524 39,117 38,890 38,650 39,293 39,555 39,421 38,628
UNEMPLOYMENT 3,097 2,967 2,839 2,504 2,383 2,423 2,274 2,210 2,217 2,260 2,348 2,415 2,495
UNEMPL. RATE 7.6 7.3 7.0 6.1 5.8 5.9 5.5 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.6 5.8 6.1
CASPER CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 29,961 29,926 30,053 30,219 30,073 30,212 30,516 30,320 30,143 30,678 30,910 30,814 30,319
EMPLOYMENT 27,933 28,005 28,188 28,606 28,553 28,633 29,074 28,905 28,727 29,205 29,399 29,300 28,711
UNEMPLOYMENT 2,028 1,921 1,865 1,613 1,520 1,579 1,442 1,415 1,416 1,473 1,511 1,514 1,608
UNEMPL. RATE 6.8 6.4 6.2 5.3 5.1 5.2 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.9 4.9 5.3
LARAMIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 46,987 46,952 47,032 47,422 46,810 47,056 47,997 47,436 46,382 47,035 47,589 47,308 47,167
EMPLOYMENT 43,390 43,567 43,789 44,561 44,108 44,257 45,282 44,796 43,806 44,349 44,769 44,315 44,249
UNEMPLOYMENT 3,597 3,385 3,243 2,861 2,702 2,799 2,715 2,640 2,576 2,686 2,820 2,993 2,918
UNEMPL. RATE 7.7 7.2 6.9 6.0 5.8 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.7 5.9 6.3 6.2
CHEYENNE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 30,448 30,445 30,483 30,796 30,440 30,585 31,141 30,826 30,175 30,553 30,918 30,714 30,627
EMPLOYMENT 28,293 28,409 28,554 29,057 28,762 28,859 29,527 29,210 28,565 28,919 29,193 28,897 28,854
UNEMPLOYMENT 2,155 2,036 1,929 1,739 1,678 1,726 1,614 1,616 1,610 1,634 1,725 1,817 1,773
UNEMPL. RATE 7.1 6.7 6.3 5.6 5.5 5.6 5.2 5.2 5.3 5.3 5.6 5.9 5.8
ALBANY COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 21,453 22,171 22,167 22,349 22,196 21,143 20,631 20,433 22,115 22,450 22,701 22,184 21,832
EMPLOYMENT 20,453 21,157 21,124 21,441 21,266 20,185 19,792 19,574 21,308 21,611 21,793 21,281 20,915
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,000 1,014 1,043 908 930 958 839 859 807 839 908 903 917
UNEMPL. RATE 4.7 4.6 4.7 4.1 4.2 4.5 4.1 4.2 3.6 3.7 4.0 4.1 4.2
LARAMIE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 17,927 18,525 18,533 18,682 18,591 17,729 17,305 17,137 18,558 18,822 19,009 18,558 18,281
EMPLOYMENT 17,216 17,809 17,781 18,048 17,900 16,990 16,660 16,476 17,936 18,191 18,344 17,913 17,605
UNEMPLOYMENT 711 716 752 634 691 739 645 661 622 631 665 645 676
UNEMPL. RATE 4.0 3.9 4.1 3.4 3.7 4.2 3.7 3.9 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.7
BIG HORN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 5,571 5,504 5,601 5,585 5,813 5,983 5,908 5,934 5,867 5,849 5,724 5,559 5,741
EMPLOYMENT 5,123 5,068 5,173 5,232 5,480 5,642 5,590 5,615 5,568 5,552 5,421 5,229 5,391
UNEMPLOYMENT 448 436 428 353 333 341 318 319 299 297 303 330 350
UNEMPL. RATE 8.0 7.9 7.6 6.3 5.7 5.7 5.4 5.4 5.1 5.1 5.3 5.9 6.1
CAMPBELL COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 26,417 26,108 25,890 25,909 25,726 25,905 25,373 25,341 25,428 25,924 26,276 26,168 25,872
EMPLOYMENT 24,841 24,630 24,446 24,602 24,485 24,640 24,203 24,209 24,304 24,796 25,125 24,981 24,605
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,576 1,478 1,444 1,307 1,241 1,265 1,170 1,132 1,124 1,128 1,151 1,187 1,267
UNEMPL. RATE 6.0 5.7 5.6 5.0 4.8 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.9
GILLETTE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 16,620 16,427 16,300 16,323 16,252 16,388 16,047 16,085 16,125 16,439 16,671 16,589 16,356
EMPLOYMENT 15,850 15,716 15,598 15,698 15,623 15,722 15,443 15,447 15,508 15,822 16,031 15,940 15,700
UNEMPLOYMENT 770 711 702 625 629 666 604 638 617 617 640 649 656
UNEMPL. RATE 4.6 4.3 4.3 3.8 3.9 4.1 3.8 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.9 4.0
CARBON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 8,163 8,158 8,252 7,990 7,977 8,392 8,297 8,303 8,302 8,156 7,996 7,908 8,158
EMPLOYMENT 7,530 7,553 7,670 7,474 7,497 7,933 7,865 7,890 7,886 7,740 7,553 7,446 7,670
UNEMPLOYMENT 633 605 582 516 480 459 432 413 416 416 443 462 488
UNEMPL. RATE 7.8 7.4 7.1 6.5 6.0 5.5 5.2 5.0 5.0 5.1 5.5 5.8 6.0
CONVERSE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 7,599 7,538 7,566 7,539 7,590 7,714 7,569 7,619 7,688 7,788 7,870 7,824 7,659
EMPLOYMENT 7,166 7,108 7,162 7,174 7,239 7,344 7,228 7,282 7,341 7,441 7,517 7,467 7,289
UNEMPLOYMENT 433 430 404 365 351 370 341 337 347 347 353 357 370
UNEMPL. RATE 5.7 5.7 5.3 4.8 4.6 4.8 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.8
CROOK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,893 3,786 3,891 3,803 3,847 4,057 3,903 3,915 3,934 3,849 3,880 3,861 3,885
EMPLOYMENT 3,669 3,566 3,682 3,599 3,661 3,867 3,727 3,747 3,772 3,686 3,705 3,671 3,696
UNEMPLOYMENT 224 220 209 204 186 190 176 168 162 163 175 190 189
UNEMPL. RATE 5.8 5.8 5.4 5.4 4.8 4.7 4.5 4.3 4.1 4.2 4.5 4.9 4.9
FREMONT COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 21,097 21,203 21,313 21,239 21,070 21,179 21,111 21,227 21,167 21,286 21,436 21,210 21,212
EMPLOYMENT 19,360 19,536 19,724 19,857 19,784 19,880 19,867 20,029 20,014 20,077 20,145 19,854 19,844
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,737 1,667 1,589 1,382 1,286 1,299 1,244 1,198 1,153 1,209 1,291 1,356 1,368
UNEMPL. RATE 8.2 7.9 7.5 6.5 6.1 6.1 5.9 5.6 5.4 5.7 6.0 6.4 6.4
GOSHEN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 7,626 7,540 7,703 7,570 7,556 7,707 7,484 7,613 7,613 7,718 7,812 7,754 7,641
EMPLOYMENT 7,232 7,148 7,294 7,181 7,199 7,320 7,127 7,267 7,276 7,391 7,470 7,395 7,275
UNEMPLOYMENT 394 392 409 389 357 387 357 346 337 327 342 359 366
UNEMPL. RATE 5.2 5.2 5.3 5.1 4.7 5.0 4.8 4.5 4.4 4.2 4.4 4.6 4.8
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,561 2,593 2,609 2,593 2,607 2,677 2,660 2,630 2,573 2,542 2,574 2,581 2,600
EMPLOYMENT 2,402 2,444 2,461 2,456 2,476 2,542 2,534 2,509 2,464 2,426 2,446 2,457 2,468
UNEMPLOYMENT 159 149 148 137 131 135 126 121 109 116 128 124 132
UNEMPL. RATE 6.2 5.7 5.7 5.3 5.0 5.0 4.7 4.6 4.2 4.6 5.0 4.8 5.1
JOHNSON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,429 4,439 4,500 4,408 4,468 4,773 4,637 4,612 4,551 4,514 4,479 4,393 4,517
EMPLOYMENT 4,062 4,062 4,145 4,102 4,204 4,510 4,390 4,380 4,321 4,271 4,227 4,122 4,233
UNEMPLOYMENT 367 377 355 306 264 263 247 232 230 243 252 271 284
UNEMPL. RATE 8.3 8.5 7.9 6.9 5.9 5.5 5.3 5.0 5.1 5.4 5.6 6.2 6.3
LINCOLN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 8,639 8,686 8,736 8,556 8,895 9,240 9,009 8,636 8,821 8,780 8,514 8,369 8,740
EMPLOYMENT 7,774 7,838 7,882 7,753 8,193 8,602 8,426 8,080 8,272 8,218 7,916 7,692 8,054
UNEMPLOYMENT 865 848 854 803 702 638 583 556 549 562 598 677 686
UNEMPL. RATE 10.0 9.8 9.8 9.4 7.9 6.9 6.5 6.4 6.2 6.4 7.0 8.1 7.8
NIOBRARA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 1,367 1,357 1,404 1,366 1,378 1,452 1,422 1,386 1,393 1,406 1,393 1,404 1,395
EMPLOYMENT 1,299 1,293 1,342 1,313 1,329 1,392 1,366 1,329 1,339 1,347 1,340 1,349 1,337
UNEMPLOYMENT 68 64 62 53 49 60 56 57 54 59 53 55 58
UNEMPL. RATE 5.0 4.7 4.4 3.9 3.6 4.1 3.9 4.1 3.9 4.2 3.8 3.9 4.2
PARK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 15,134 15,073 15,235 15,166 15,930 17,470 17,878 17,581 16,763 16,010 15,501 15,385 16,094
EMPLOYMENT 13,907 13,950 14,147 14,247 15,077 16,635 17,130 16,826 15,993 15,175 14,522 14,362 15,164
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,227 1,123 1,088 919 853 835 748 755 770 835 979 1,023 930
UNEMPL. RATE 8.1 7.5 7.1 6.1 5.4 4.8 4.2 4.3 4.6 5.2 6.3 6.6 5.8
PLATTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 5,004 4,933 5,069 5,138 5,292 5,098 4,868 4,791 4,875 4,786 4,849 4,863 4,963
EMPLOYMENT 4,700 4,662 4,797 4,898 5,046 4,849 4,631 4,554 4,665 4,555 4,604 4,612 4,714
UNEMPLOYMENT 304 271 272 240 246 249 237 237 210 231 245 251 249
UNEMPL. RATE 6.1 5.5 5.4 4.7 4.6 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.3 4.8 5.1 5.2 5.0
SHERIDAN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 16,085 15,996 16,111 16,026 15,874 16,360 16,150 16,094 15,978 16,004 16,122 15,945 16,062
EMPLOYMENT 14,640 14,617 14,766 14,848 14,841 15,346 15,184 15,143 15,026 15,029 15,101 14,873 14,951
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,445 1,379 1,345 1,178 1,033 1,014 966 951 952 975 1,021 1,072 1,111
UNEMPL. RATE 9.0 8.6 8.3 7.4 6.5 6.2 6.0 5.9 6.0 6.1 6.3 6.7 6.9
SUBLETTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 5,655 5,539 5,612 5,661 5,617 6,005 6,078 6,199 6,230 6,120 6,128 5,978 5,902
EMPLOYMENT 5,311 5,229 5,300 5,376 5,350 5,735 5,836 5,964 5,998 5,889 5,877 5,721 5,632
UNEMPLOYMENT 344 310 312 285 267 270 242 235 232 231 251 257 270
UNEMPL. RATE 6.1 5.6 5.6 5.0 4.8 4.5 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.8 4.1 4.3 4.6
SWEETWATER COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 23,726 23,549 23,707 23,905 23,734 23,956 24,046 24,134 23,745 23,925 24,181 24,076 23,891
EMPLOYMENT 22,141 22,090 22,282 22,627 22,520 22,690 22,872 23,005 22,643 22,806 23,021 22,895 22,633
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,585 1,459 1,425 1,278 1,214 1,266 1,174 1,129 1,102 1,119 1,160 1,181 1,258
UNEMPL. RATE 6.7 6.2 6.0 5.3 5.1 5.3 4.9 4.7 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 5.3
TETON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 13,066 13,050 12,962 12,480 12,823 14,738 15,732 15,417 14,329 13,448 12,260 13,336 13,637
EMPLOYMENT 12,024 12,071 11,999 10,846 11,627 13,927 14,993 14,731 13,621 12,455 10,853 12,217 12,614
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,042 979 963 1,634 1,196 811 739 686 708 993 1,407 1,119 1,023
UNEMPL. RATE 8.0 7.5 7.4 13.1 9.3 5.5 4.7 4.4 4.9 7.4 11.5 8.4 7.5
UINTA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 10,133 10,152 10,141 10,086 10,057 10,106 10,079 10,115 10,097 10,243 10,394 10,403 10,167
EMPLOYMENT 9,386 9,430 9,407 9,425 9,446 9,495 9,496 9,550 9,537 9,668 9,804 9,799 9,537
UNEMPLOYMENT 747 722 734 661 611 611 583 565 560 575 590 604 630
UNEMPL. RATE 7.4 7.1 7.2 6.6 6.1 6.0 5.8 5.6 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 6.2
WASHAKIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,596 4,521 4,602 4,594 4,593 4,740 4,673 4,568 4,513 4,543 4,583 4,562 4,591
EMPLOYMENT 4,245 4,207 4,296 4,343 4,352 4,488 4,437 4,345 4,297 4,326 4,356 4,322 4,335
UNEMPLOYMENT 351 314 306 251 241 252 236 223 216 217 227 240 256
UNEMPL. RATE 7.6 6.9 6.6 5.5 5.2 5.3 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.8 5.0 5.3 5.6
WESTON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,022 3,979 3,977 3,917 3,980 3,975 3,853 3,920 3,972 4,009 4,004 3,980 3,966
EMPLOYMENT 3,774 3,753 3,762 3,732 3,814 3,805 3,691 3,766 3,823 3,852 3,842 3,805 3,785
UNEMPLOYMENT 248 226 215 185 166 170 162 154 149 157 162 175 181
UNEMPL. RATE 6.2 5.7 5.4 4.7 4.2 4.3 4.2 3.9 3.8 3.9 4.0 4.4 4.6
Benchmark Run Date 03/2016

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