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2022 Wyoming Workforce Annual Report

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Local Area Unemployment Statistics


Table: 2022 Wyoming Preliminary Labor Force Estimates
Wyoming
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 288,837 288,712 290,099 287,798 288,412 292,219 290,526 290,235 291,962 290,167 290,792 290,931 290,058
Employment 277,163 277,152 279,399 277,763 279,580 282,446 281,911 281,216 282,999 280,921 281,707 281,021 280,273
Unemployment 11,674 11,560 10,700 10,035 8,832 9,773 8,615 9,019 8,963 9,246 9,085 9,910 9,784
Unemployment Rate 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.5 3.1 3.3 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.4 3.4
Natrona County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 39,316 39,290 39,140 39,114 38,226 38,678 38,281 38,362 38,364 38,310 39,291 38,841 38,768
Employment 37,297 37,334 37,315 37,380 36,768 37,144 36,894 36,883 36,928 36,868 37,896 37,334 37,170
Unemployment 2,019 1,956 1,825 1,734 1,458 1,534 1,387 1,479 1,436 1,442 1,395 1,507 1,598
Unemployment Rate 5.1 5.0 4.7 4.4 3.8 4.0 3.6 3.9 3.7 3.8 3.6 3.9 4.1
Casper City
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 28,713 28,729 28,592 28,544 27,960 28,295 27,985 28,032 28,023 28,042 28,756 28,407 28,340
Employment 27,282 27,309 27,296 27,343 26,895 27,171 26,988 26,980 27,012 26,969 27,721 27,309 27,190
Unemployment 1,431 1,420 1,296 1,201 1,065 1,124 997 1,052 1,011 1,073 1,035 1,098 1,150
Unemployment Rate 5.0 4.9 4.5 4.2 3.8 4.0 3.6 3.8 3.6 3.8 3.6 3.9 4.1
Laramie County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 50,508 50,337 50,061 49,626 48,876 49,319 49,235 49,572 49,426 49,486 50,724 50,572 49,812
Employment 48,657 48,493 48,390 48,099 47,489 47,746 47,829 48,072 47,900 47,930 49,253 48,905 48,230
Unemployment 1,851 1,844 1,671 1,527 1,387 1,573 1,406 1,500 1,526 1,556 1,471 1,667 1,582
Unemployment Rate 3.7 3.7 3.3 3.1 2.8 3.2 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.1 2.9 3.3 3.2
Cheyenne City
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 32,549 32,420 32,261 32,014 31,492 31,783 31,715 31,964 31,856 31,900 32,695 32,578 32,102
Employment 31,348 31,242 31,176 30,988 30,595 30,761 30,814 30,971 30,860 30,879 31,732 31,507 31,073
Unemployment 1,201 1,178 1,085 1,026 897 1,022 901 993 996 1,021 963 1,071 1,030
Unemployment Rate 3.7 3.6 3.4 3.2 2.8 3.2 2.8 3.1 3.1 3.2 2.9 3.3 3.2
Albany County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 20,877 21,029 21,530 21,379 20,950 20,148 19,995 20,514 21,063 21,278 21,771 21,631 21,014
Employment 20,233 20,378 20,920 20,857 20,423 19,497 19,452 19,959 20,469 20,687 21,207 20,988 20,423
Unemployment 644 651 610 522 527 651 543 555 594 591 564 643 591
Unemployment Rate 3.1 3.1 2.8 2.4 2.5 3.2 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.6 3.0 2.8
Laramie City
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 17,338 17,477 17,883 17,771 17,426 16,766 16,633 17,063 17,524 17,700 18,111 17,980 17,473
Employment 16,825 16,946 17,396 17,344 16,983 16,213 16,176 16,597 17,021 17,203 17,635 17,453 16,983
Unemployment 513 531 487 427 443 553 457 466 503 497 476 527 490
Unemployment Rate 3.0 3.0 2.7 2.4 2.5 3.3 2.7 2.7 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.9 2.8
Big Horn County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 5,064 5,079 5,187 5,288 5,424 5,480 5,476 5,295 5,250 5,199 5,082 5,040 5,239
Employment 4,820 4,824 4,955 5,082 5,250 5,284 5,298 5,114 5,083 5,024 4,920 4,848 5,042
Unemployment 244 255 232 206 174 196 178 181 167 175 162 192 197
Unemployment Rate 4.8 5.0 4.5 3.9 3.2 3.6 3.3 3.4 3.2 3.4 3.2 3.8 3.8
Campbell County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 22,043 21,928 22,195 21,833 21,563 21,627 21,412 21,575 22,426 22,455 22,958 22,794 22,067
Employment 21,083 20,981 21,292 21,043 20,853 20,852 20,712 20,854 21,710 21,737 22,282 22,068 21,289
Unemployment 960 947 903 790 710 775 700 721 716 718 676 726 779
Unemployment Rate 4.4 4.3 4.1 3.6 3.3 3.6 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.2 2.9 3.2 3.5
Gillette City
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 14,905 14,840 15,029 14,768 14,568 14,609 14,446 14,536 15,119 15,168 15,498 15,412 14,908
Employment 14,216 14,147 14,356 14,189 14,060 14,060 13,965 14,061 14,638 14,657 15,024 14,880 14,354
Unemployment 689 693 673 579 508 549 481 475 481 511 474 532 554
Unemployment Rate 4.6 4.7 4.5 3.9 3.5 3.8 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.4 3.1 3.5 3.7
Carbon County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 7,664 7,624 7,208 7,286 7,520 7,717 7,738 7,674 7,657 7,502 7,299 7,191 7,507
Employment 7,353 7,336 6,948 7,033 7,306 7,478 7,527 7,436 7,410 7,249 7,053 6,918 7,254
Unemployment 311 288 260 253 214 239 211 238 247 253 246 273 253
Unemployment Rate 4.1 3.8 3.6 3.5 2.8 3.1 2.7 3.1 3.2 3.4 3.4 3.8 3.4
Converse County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 7,549 7,536 7,741 7,727 7,719 7,715 7,460 7,443 7,528 7,554 7,613 7,558 7,595
Employment 7,258 7,250 7,477 7,480 7,505 7,491 7,253 7,236 7,324 7,356 7,436 7,352 7,368
Unemployment 291 286 264 247 214 224 207 207 204 198 177 206 227
Unemployment Rate 3.9 3.8 3.4 3.2 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.3 2.7 3.0
Crook County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 3,703 3,780 3,819 3,894 4,109 4,013 4,154 4,003 3,905 3,904 3,723 3,709 3,893
Employment 3,583 3,659 3,703 3,798 4,018 3,911 4,064 3,862 3,813 3,805 3,632 3,602 3,788
Unemployment 120 121 116 96 91 102 90 141 92 99 91 107 106
Unemployment Rate 3.2 3.2 3.0 2.5 2.2 2.5 2.2 3.5 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.9 2.7
Fremont County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 18,750 18,762 18,878 18,736 18,726 18,906 18,479 18,684 19,056 18,961 19,047 18,885 18,823
Employment 17,916 17,928 18,096 18,028 18,116 18,195 17,814 18,015 18,419 18,299 18,408 18,194 18,119
Unemployment 834 834 782 708 610 711 665 669 637 662 639 691 704
Unemployment Rate 4.4 4.4 4.1 3.8 3.3 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.7 3.7
Goshen County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 6,389 6,525 6,575 6,590 6,725 6,460 6,564 6,319 6,413 6,450 6,316 6,342 6,472
Employment 6,194 6,321 6,391 6,435 6,572 6,273 6,406 6,163 6,243 6,276 6,154 6,159 6,299
Unemployment 195 204 184 155 153 187 158 156 170 174 162 183 173
Unemployment Rate 3.1 3.1 2.8 2.4 2.3 2.9 2.4 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.9 2.7
Hot Springs County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 2,189 2,176 2,227 2,203 2,218 2,266 2,285 2,251 2,271 2,272 2,293 2,285 2,245
Employment 2,114 2,107 2,158 2,146 2,163 2,204 2,231 2,192 2,217 2,213 2,239 2,219 2,184
Unemployment 75 69 69 57 55 62 54 59 54 59 54 66 61
Unemployment Rate 3.4 3.2 3.1 2.6 2.5 2.7 2.4 2.6 2.4 2.6 2.4 2.9 2.7
Johnson County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 4,058 4,080 4,229 4,270 4,433 4,567 4,504 4,337 4,275 4,245 4,140 4,103 4,270
Employment 3,890 3,910 4,076 4,134 4,318 4,437 4,389 4,215 4,153 4,122 4,013 3,959 4,135
Unemployment 168 170 153 136 115 130 115 122 122 123 127 144 135
Unemployment Rate 4.1 4.2 3.6 3.2 2.6 2.8 2.6 2.8 2.9 2.9 3.1 3.5 3.2
Lincoln County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 9,454 9,418 9,435 9,309 9,474 10,067 9,577 9,523 9,868 9,682 9,610 9,734 9,596
Employment 9,125 9,094 9,122 9,020 9,201 9,693 9,329 9,270 9,594 9,410 9,327 9,424 9,301
Unemployment 329 324 313 289 273 374 248 253 274 272 283 310 295
Unemployment Rate 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.1 2.9 3.7 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.9 3.2 3.1
Niobrara County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 1,210 1,225 1,211 1,244 1,293 1,253 1,290 1,221 1,221 1,228 1,175 1,175 1,229
Employment 1,170 1,193 1,180 1,219 1,270 1,225 1,262 1,190 1,191 1,198 1,141 1,138 1,198
Unemployment 40 32 31 25 23 28 28 31 30 30 34 37 31
Unemployment Rate 3.3 2.6 2.6 2.0 1.8 2.2 2.2 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.9 3.1 2.5
Park County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 14,596 14,676 14,761 14,863 15,907 16,705 16,928 16,502 16,071 15,452 14,674 14,651 15,482
Employment 13,976 14,036 14,178 14,338 15,453 16,218 16,490 16,052 15,634 14,986 14,183 14,111 14,971
Unemployment 620 640 583 525 454 487 438 450 437 466 491 540 511
Unemployment Rate 4.2 4.4 3.9 3.5 2.9 2.9 2.6 2.7 2.7 3.0 3.3 3.7 3.3
Platte County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 4,401 4,446 4,489 4,551 4,653 4,582 4,514 4,326 4,442 4,427 4,336 4,341 4,459
Employment 4,242 4,279 4,340 4,417 4,530 4,442 4,376 4,188 4,316 4,288 4,203 4,185 4,317
Unemployment 159 167 149 134 123 140 138 138 126 139 133 156 142
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.8 3.3 2.9 2.6 3.1 3.1 3.2 2.8 3.1 3.1 3.6 3.2
Sheridan County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 15,844 15,910 16,040 15,998 16,166 16,283 16,266 16,003 15,894 15,896 15,922 15,900 16,010
Employment 15,243 15,322 15,493 15,519 15,739 15,797 15,824 15,553 15,442 15,420 15,456 15,357 15,514
Unemployment 601 588 547 479 427 486 442 450 452 476 466 543 496
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.7 3.4 3.0 2.6 3.0 2.7 2.8 2.8 3.0 2.9 3.4 3.1
Sublette County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 3,815 3,865 3,821 3,795 3,961 3,943 4,132 3,984 3,911 3,888 3,769 3,717 3,883
Employment 3,629 3,681 3,642 3,627 3,824 3,793 4,001 3,849 3,779 3,748 3,635 3,563 3,731
Unemployment 186 184 179 168 137 150 131 135 132 140 134 154 153
Unemployment Rate 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.4 3.5 3.8 3.2 3.4 3.4 3.6 3.6 4.1 4.0
Sweetwater County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 19,318 19,175 19,294 19,010 18,725 18,807 18,104 18,666 19,262 19,228 19,608 19,431 19,052
Employment 18,337 18,211 18,421 18,225 18,043 18,029 17,410 17,948 18,545 18,481 18,902 18,621 18,264
Unemployment 981 964 873 785 682 778 694 718 717 747 706 810 788
Unemployment Rate 5.1 5.0 4.5 4.1 3.6 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.9 3.6 4.2 4.1
Teton County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 15,811 15,669 15,971 14,896 15,458 17,405 18,115 17,900 17,257 16,339 14,870 16,558 16,354
Employment 15,423 15,281 15,621 14,258 14,954 17,026 17,820 17,598 16,937 15,923 14,301 16,168 15,943
Unemployment 388 388 350 638 504 379 295 302 320 416 569 390 412
Unemployment Rate 2.5 2.5 2.2 4.3 3.3 2.2 1.6 1.7 1.9 2.5 3.8 2.4 2.6
Uinta County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 8,567 8,520 8,717 8,579 8,635 8,644 8,474 8,628 8,760 8,750 8,909 8,831 8,668
Employment 8,184 8,150 8,385 8,276 8,351 8,312 8,198 8,329 8,459 8,455 8,605 8,500 8,350
Unemployment 383 370 332 303 284 332 276 299 301 295 304 331 318
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.3 3.8 3.5 3.3 3.8 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.7 3.7
Washakie County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 3,971 3,927 3,847 3,896 3,927 3,942 3,913 3,811 3,828 3,841 3,801 3,809 3,876
Employment 3,804 3,764 3,688 3,744 3,792 3,800 3,784 3,678 3,697 3,710 3,680 3,668 3,734
Unemployment 167 163 159 152 135 142 129 133 131 131 121 141 142
Unemployment Rate 4.2 4.2 4.1 3.9 3.4 3.6 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.2 3.7 3.7
Weston County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 3,740 3,735 3,722 3,712 3,726 3,690 3,630 3,643 3,816 3,819 3,861 3,833 3,744
Employment 3,631 3,621 3,606 3,607 3,642 3,599 3,549 3,562 3,736 3,735 3,779 3,740 3,651
Unemployment 109 114 116 105 84 91 81 81 80 84 82 93 93
Unemployment Rate 2.9 3.1 3.1 2.8 2.3 2.5 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.4 2.5
Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program. 
Revised by M. Moore, Research & Planning, WY DWS, 1/25/23.