2014 WYOMING BENCHMARK LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES
WYOMING ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 304,065 303,633 304,626 304,608 305,415 311,972 311,218 308,852 306,169 306,735 306,418 303,753 306,455
EMPLOYMENT 288,145 288,894 290,438 291,622 293,277 299,179 299,347 297,415 295,118 295,522 293,710 292,140 293,734
UNEMPLOYMENT 15,920 14,739 14,188 12,986 12,138 12,793 11,871 11,437 11,051 11,213 12,708 11,613 12,721
UNEMPL. RATE 5.2 4.9 4.7 4.3 4.0 4.1 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.7 4.1 3.8 4.2
NATRONA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 43,130 43,196 43,380 43,433 42,928 43,430 43,742 42,970 42,953 43,409 44,087 43,815 43,373
EMPLOYMENT 40,894 41,181 41,417 41,731 41,291 41,640 42,076 41,350 41,386 41,854 42,388 42,269 41,623
UNEMPLOYMENT 2,236 2,015 1,963 1,702 1,637 1,790 1,666 1,620 1,567 1,555 1,699 1,546 1,750
UNEMPL. RATE 5.2 4.7 4.5 3.9 3.8 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.9 3.5 4.0
CASPER CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 31,871 31,958 32,117 32,158 31,828 32,182 32,404 31,833 31,802 32,164 32,645 32,446 32,118
EMPLOYMENT 30,421 30,635 30,810 31,044 30,717 30,976 31,301 30,760 30,787 31,135 31,533 31,444 30,964
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,450 1,323 1,307 1,114 1,111 1,206 1,103 1,073 1,015 1,029 1,112 1,002 1,154
UNEMPL. RATE 4.5 4.1 4.1 3.5 3.5 3.7 3.4 3.4 3.2 3.2 3.4 3.1 3.6
LARAMIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 48,400 48,621 49,021 48,954 48,513 48,796 49,596 48,776 48,202 48,568 49,171 48,777 48,783
EMPLOYMENT 45,777 46,156 46,705 46,927 46,521 46,670 47,614 46,809 46,335 46,711 47,032 46,766 46,669
UNEMPLOYMENT 2,623 2,465 2,316 2,027 1,992 2,126 1,982 1,967 1,867 1,857 2,139 2,011 2,114
UNEMPL. RATE 5.4 5.1 4.7 4.1 4.1 4.4 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.8 4.4 4.1 4.3
CHEYENNE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 31,513 31,642 31,912 31,864 31,606 31,786 32,314 31,757 31,418 31,645 32,067 31,806 31,777
EMPLOYMENT 29,877 30,125 30,483 30,628 30,363 30,460 31,076 30,551 30,241 30,487 30,696 30,523 30,459
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,636 1,517 1,429 1,236 1,243 1,326 1,238 1,206 1,177 1,158 1,371 1,283 1,318
UNEMPL. RATE 5.2 4.8 4.5 3.9 3.9 4.2 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.7 4.3 4.0 4.1
ALBANY COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 20,587 21,100 21,184 20,959 20,742 19,785 19,216 19,043 20,499 20,929 21,198 20,712 20,496
EMPLOYMENT 19,764 20,320 20,432 20,315 20,066 18,996 18,496 18,354 19,836 20,268 20,501 20,101 19,787
UNEMPLOYMENT 823 780 752 644 676 789 720 689 663 661 697 611 709
UNEMPL. RATE 4.0 3.7 3.5 3.1 3.3 4.0 3.7 3.6 3.2 3.2 3.3 2.9 3.5
LARAMIE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 17,247 17,696 17,788 17,592 17,421 16,621 16,131 15,993 17,236 17,589 17,796 17,381 17,208
EMPLOYMENT 16,629 17,097 17,191 17,092 16,883 15,983 15,562 15,443 16,689 17,053 17,249 16,912 16,649
UNEMPLOYMENT 618 599 597 500 538 638 569 550 547 536 547 469 559
UNEMPL. RATE 3.6 3.4 3.4 2.8 3.1 3.8 3.5 3.4 3.2 3.0 3.1 2.7 3.2
BIG HORN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 5,399 5,346 5,419 5,489 5,677 5,812 5,746 5,765 5,681 5,647 5,568 5,428 5,582
EMPLOYMENT 5,073 5,044 5,117 5,236 5,431 5,563 5,510 5,548 5,474 5,433 5,333 5,196 5,330
UNEMPLOYMENT 326 302 302 253 246 249 236 217 207 214 235 232 252
UNEMPL. RATE 6.0 5.6 5.6 4.6 4.3 4.3 4.1 3.8 3.6 3.8 4.2 4.3 4.5
CAMPBELL COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 25,941 26,010 26,005 26,078 26,126 26,669 26,677 26,558 26,200 26,159 26,509 26,237 26,264
EMPLOYMENT 24,801 24,998 25,029 25,220 25,294 25,763 25,832 25,741 25,418 25,373 25,648 25,475 25,383
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,140 1,012 976 858 832 906 845 817 782 786 861 762 881
UNEMPL. RATE 4.4 3.9 3.8 3.3 3.2 3.4 3.2 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.2 2.9 3.4
GILLETTE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 16,676 16,731 16,765 16,793 16,819 17,206 17,214 17,139 16,891 16,856 17,065 16,901 16,922
EMPLOYMENT 16,029 16,156 16,176 16,300 16,347 16,650 16,695 16,636 16,428 16,398 16,576 16,464 16,405
UNEMPLOYMENT 647 575 589 493 472 556 519 503 463 458 489 437 517
UNEMPL. RATE 3.9 3.4 3.5 2.9 2.8 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.7 2.7 2.9 2.6 3.1
CARBON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 8,483 8,346 8,255 8,240 8,480 9,058 8,659 8,357 8,408 8,562 8,316 8,130 8,441
EMPLOYMENT 8,073 7,962 7,874 7,903 8,142 8,706 8,350 8,060 8,100 8,269 7,995 7,818 8,104
UNEMPLOYMENT 410 384 381 337 338 352 309 297 308 293 321 312 337
UNEMPL. RATE 4.8 4.6 4.6 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.4 3.9 3.8 4.0
CONVERSE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 8,303 8,217 8,232 8,260 8,302 8,510 8,281 8,286 8,349 8,447 8,522 8,401 8,343
EMPLOYMENT 7,986 7,939 7,967 8,023 8,070 8,239 8,032 8,047 8,115 8,223 8,274 8,175 8,091
UNEMPLOYMENT 317 278 265 237 232 271 249 239 234 224 248 226 252
UNEMPL. RATE 3.8 3.4 3.2 2.9 2.8 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.9 2.7 3.0
CROOK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,778 3,631 3,615 3,627 3,689 3,806 3,755 3,879 3,766 3,732 3,673 3,597 3,712
EMPLOYMENT 3,598 3,461 3,447 3,472 3,550 3,654 3,619 3,751 3,645 3,614 3,543 3,461 3,568
UNEMPLOYMENT 180 170 168 155 139 152 136 128 121 118 130 136 144
UNEMPL. RATE 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.3 3.8 4.0 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.5 3.8 3.9
FREMONT COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 20,585 20,578 20,746 20,738 20,568 20,645 20,390 20,611 20,398 20,817 20,517 20,195 20,566
EMPLOYMENT 19,266 19,326 19,572 19,709 19,617 19,645 19,410 19,717 19,534 19,954 19,527 19,225 19,542
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,319 1,252 1,174 1,029 951 1,000 980 894 864 863 990 970 1,024
UNEMPL. RATE 6.4 6.1 5.7 5.0 4.6 4.8 4.8 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.8 4.8 5.0
GOSHEN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 7,321 7,129 7,109 7,132 7,121 7,136 7,085 7,134 7,116 7,169 7,198 7,056 7,142
EMPLOYMENT 7,019 6,852 6,823 6,867 6,868 6,850 6,828 6,883 6,883 6,939 6,966 6,843 6,885
UNEMPLOYMENT 302 277 286 265 253 286 257 251 233 230 232 213 257
UNEMPL. RATE 4.1 3.9 4.0 3.7 3.6 4.0 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.0 3.6
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,501 2,508 2,529 2,493 2,496 2,554 2,557 2,505 2,432 2,413 2,461 2,406 2,488
EMPLOYMENT 2,374 2,383 2,412 2,385 2,401 2,452 2,458 2,407 2,342 2,321 2,368 2,315 2,385
UNEMPLOYMENT 127 125 117 108 95 102 99 98 90 92 93 91 103
UNEMPL. RATE 5.1 5.0 4.6 4.3 3.8 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.8 4.1
JOHNSON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,445 4,387 4,363 4,420 4,450 4,799 4,617 4,648 4,431 4,500 4,438 4,277 4,481
EMPLOYMENT 4,173 4,126 4,124 4,205 4,254 4,599 4,435 4,479 4,273 4,340 4,255 4,090 4,279
UNEMPLOYMENT 272 261 239 215 196 200 182 169 158 160 183 187 202
UNEMPL. RATE 6.1 5.9 5.5 4.9 4.4 4.2 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.6 4.1 4.4 4.5
LINCOLN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 8,098 8,078 8,076 7,958 8,071 8,761 8,411 8,449 8,342 8,287 8,147 8,173 8,238
EMPLOYMENT 7,530 7,550 7,564 7,502 7,678 8,355 8,041 8,092 7,998 7,922 7,750 7,783 7,814
UNEMPLOYMENT 568 528 512 456 393 406 370 357 344 365 397 390 424
UNEMPL. RATE 7.0 6.5 6.3 5.7 4.9 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.1 4.4 4.9 4.8 5.1
NIOBRARA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 1,389 1,352 1,332 1,365 1,342 1,380 1,342 1,374 1,347 1,351 1,351 1,297 1,351
EMPLOYMENT 1,335 1,303 1,283 1,321 1,301 1,330 1,293 1,325 1,305 1,312 1,309 1,260 1,306
UNEMPLOYMENT 54 49 49 44 41 50 49 49 42 39 42 37 45
UNEMPL. RATE 3.9 3.6 3.7 3.2 3.1 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.1 2.9 3.1 2.9 3.3
PARK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 14,934 14,822 14,919 14,952 15,774 17,125 17,348 17,064 16,285 15,807 15,121 14,880 15,752
EMPLOYMENT 14,002 13,954 14,101 14,232 15,158 16,474 16,731 16,453 15,705 15,205 14,383 14,194 15,049
UNEMPLOYMENT 932 868 818 720 616 651 617 611 580 602 738 686 703
UNEMPL. RATE 6.2 5.9 5.5 4.8 3.9 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.8 4.9 4.6 4.5
PLATTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,685 4,618 4,703 5,025 5,189 4,927 4,690 4,679 4,751 4,736 4,751 4,632 4,782
EMPLOYMENT 4,445 4,406 4,504 4,857 5,021 4,728 4,495 4,505 4,583 4,576 4,584 4,469 4,598
UNEMPLOYMENT 240 212 199 168 168 199 195 174 168 160 167 163 184
UNEMPL. RATE 5.1 4.6 4.2 3.3 3.2 4.0 4.2 3.7 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.8
SHERIDAN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 15,680 15,681 15,657 15,860 15,927 16,194 16,112 16,109 15,969 15,924 16,025 15,776 15,910
EMPLOYMENT 14,694 14,753 14,785 15,094 15,253 15,491 15,466 15,483 15,350 15,310 15,303 15,082 15,172
UNEMPLOYMENT 986 928 872 766 674 703 646 626 619 614 722 694 738
UNEMPL. RATE 6.3 5.9 5.6 4.8 4.2 4.3 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.5 4.4 4.6
SUBLETTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,894 4,701 4,678 4,771 4,882 4,969 4,965 4,994 4,914 4,964 4,933 4,832 4,875
EMPLOYMENT 4,643 4,468 4,439 4,550 4,679 4,758 4,773 4,819 4,730 4,775 4,729 4,623 4,666
UNEMPLOYMENT 251 233 239 221 203 211 192 175 184 189 204 209 209
UNEMPL. RATE 5.1 5.0 5.1 4.6 4.2 4.2 3.9 3.5 3.7 3.8 4.1 4.3 4.3
SWEETWATER COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 23,593 23,625 23,701 23,492 23,529 23,473 23,058 22,936 22,901 22,927 23,235 23,134 23,301
EMPLOYMENT 22,463 22,564 22,666 22,588 22,629 22,498 22,146 22,053 22,050 22,095 22,368 22,306 22,369
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,130 1,061 1,035 904 900 975 912 883 851 832 867 828 932
UNEMPL. RATE 4.8 4.5 4.4 3.8 3.8 4.2 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.6 4.0
TETON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 13,836 13,726 13,697 13,281 13,464 15,911 16,653 16,506 15,164 14,268 12,872 13,899 14,440
EMPLOYMENT 13,133 13,100 13,071 12,224 12,675 15,358 16,178 16,052 14,718 13,608 11,858 13,266 13,770
UNEMPLOYMENT 703 626 626 1,057 789 553 475 454 446 660 1,014 633 670
UNEMPL. RATE 5.1 4.6 4.6 8.0 5.9 3.5 2.9 2.8 2.9 4.6 7.9 4.6 4.6
UINTA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 9,829 9,811 9,816 9,877 9,911 9,874 10,112 9,978 9,814 9,835 9,921 9,860 9,887
EMPLOYMENT 9,248 9,268 9,279 9,377 9,443 9,382 9,655 9,534 9,373 9,405 9,502 9,460 9,411
UNEMPLOYMENT 581 543 537 500 468 492 457 444 441 430 419 400 476
UNEMPL. RATE 5.9 5.5 5.5 5.1 4.7 5.0 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.4 4.2 4.1 4.8
WASHAKIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,282 4,207 4,235 4,212 4,252 4,316 4,310 4,292 4,255 4,304 4,374 4,299 4,278
EMPLOYMENT 4,039 3,979 4,009 4,026 4,075 4,129 4,140 4,135 4,098 4,155 4,192 4,131 4,092
UNEMPLOYMENT 243 228 226 186 177 187 170 157 157 149 182 168 186
UNEMPL. RATE 5.7 5.4 5.3 4.4 4.2 4.3 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.5 4.2 3.9 4.3
WESTON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,974 3,943 3,954 3,996 3,984 4,039 3,898 3,937 3,991 3,981 4,034 3,943 3,973
EMPLOYMENT 3,816 3,801 3,817 3,862 3,861 3,898 3,768 3,816 3,866 3,861 3,904 3,832 3,842
UNEMPLOYMENT 158 142 137 134 123 141 130 121 125 120 130 111 131
UNEMPL. RATE 4.0 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.1 3.5 3.3 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.2 2.8 3.3
Benchmark Run Date 03/2017

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