1990-1999 WYOMING BENCHMARK LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES--ANNUAL AVERAGES
WYOMING
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 235,964 235,670 238,859 242,868 250,668 255,335 255,836 253,828 257,589 262,758
EMPLOYMENT 223,437 223,326 225,504 229,895 238,226 243,076 243,205 241,684 245,490 250,605
UNEMPLOYMENT 12,527 12,344 13,355 12,973 12,442 12,259 12,631 12,144 12,099 12,153
UNEMPL. RATE 5.3 5.2 5.6 5.3 5.0 4.8 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.6
NATRONA COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 31,885 31,602 31,202 31,802 32,116 32,760 32,643 32,698 33,097 33,822
EMPLOYMENT 29,944 29,596 28,921 29,499 30,129 30,898 30,596 30,865 31,341 32,066
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,941 2,006 2,281 2,303 1,987 1,862 2,047 1,833 1,756 1,756
UNEMPL. RATE 6.1 6.3 7.3 7.2 6.2 5.7 6.3 5.6 5.3 5.2
LARAMIE COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 36,696 36,176 37,132 37,916 38,798 39,110 39,109 38,910 39,258 40,063
EMPLOYMENT 34,868 34,668 35,571 36,402 37,206 37,660 37,711 37,494 37,875 38,724
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,828 1,508 1,561 1,514 1,592 1,450 1,398 1,416 1,383 1,339
UNEMPL. RATE 5.0 4.2 4.2 4.0 4.1 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.3
ALBANY COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 16,709 16,251 15,976 15,318 16,261 16,726 16,972 16,790 17,497 18,323
EMPLOYMENT 15,821 15,678 15,517 14,908 15,850 16,361 16,657 16,460 17,138 18,002
UNEMPLOYMENT 888 573 459 410 411 365 315 330 359 321
UNEMPL. RATE 5.3 3.5 2.9 2.7 2.5 2.2 1.9 2.0 2.1 1.8
BIG HORN COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 4,868 4,749 4,824 4,868 5,055 5,145 5,362 5,547 5,757 5,793
EMPLOYMENT 4,576 4,454 4,498 4,568 4,726 4,846 5,045 5,243 5,398 5,431
UNEMPLOYMENT 292 295 326 300 329 299 317 304 359 362
UNEMPL. RATE 6.0 6.2 6.8 6.2 6.5 5.8 5.9 5.5 6.2 6.2
CAMPBELL COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 16,402 16,641 16,741 17,188 18,070 18,364 18,549 18,719 19,151 19,684
EMPLOYMENT 15,596 15,818 15,797 16,283 17,240 17,495 17,686 17,788 18,242 18,714
UNEMPLOYMENT 806 823 944 905 830 869 863 931 909 970
UNEMPL. RATE 4.9 4.9 5.6 5.3 4.6 4.7 4.7 5.0 4.7 4.9
CARBON COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 8,820 8,660 8,315 8,360 8,709 8,700 8,510 8,290 8,267 8,407
EMPLOYMENT 8,362 8,159 7,828 7,863 8,259 8,240 8,069 7,889 7,832 7,985
UNEMPLOYMENT 458 501 487 497 450 460 441 401 435 422
UNEMPL. RATE 5.2 5.8 5.9 5.9 5.2 5.3 5.2 4.8 5.3 5.0
CONVERSE COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 5,728 5,777 5,996 6,127 6,231 6,390 6,513 6,566 6,593 6,669
EMPLOYMENT 5,408 5,477 5,648 5,785 5,917 6,053 6,167 6,183 6,252 6,340
UNEMPLOYMENT 320 300 348 342 314 337 346 383 341 329
UNEMPL. RATE 5.6 5.2 5.8 5.6 5.0 5.3 5.3 5.8 5.2 4.9
CROOK COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 2,676 2,687 2,752 2,895 2,878 3,048 3,050 2,978 2,979 3,069
EMPLOYMENT 2,592 2,607 2,664 2,788 2,769 2,923 2,914 2,843 2,823 2,922
UNEMPLOYMENT 84 80 88 107 109 125 136 135 156 147
UNEMPL. RATE 3.1 3.0 3.2 3.7 3.8 4.1 4.5 4.5 5.2 4.8
FREMONT COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 15,730 15,648 16,097 16,306 17,073 17,547 17,770 17,413 17,537 18,020
EMPLOYMENT 14,548 14,549 14,880 15,152 15,827 16,256 16,416 16,039 16,179 16,706
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,182 1,099 1,217 1,154 1,246 1,291 1,354 1,374 1,358 1,314
UNEMPL. RATE 7.5 7.0 7.6 7.1 7.3 7.4 7.6 7.9 7.7 7.3
GOSHEN COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 5,947 5,926 6,050 6,071 6,332 6,438 6,444 6,384 6,431 6,536
EMPLOYMENT 5,675 5,694 5,771 5,803 6,054 6,154 6,125 6,083 6,137 6,303
UNEMPLOYMENT 272 232 279 268 278 284 319 301 294 233
UNEMPL. RATE 4.6 3.9 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.4 5.0 4.7 4.6 3.6
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 2,409 2,432 2,443 2,509 2,560 2,426 2,527 2,409 2,400 2,438
EMPLOYMENT 2,316 2,320 2,309 2,374 2,431 2,311 2,422 2,308 2,292 2,318
UNEMPLOYMENT 93 112 134 135 129 115 105 101 108 120
UNEMPL. RATE 3.9 4.6 5.5 5.4 5.0 4.7 4.2 4.2 4.5 4.9
JOHNSON COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 3,415 3,359 3,295 3,341 3,616 3,590 3,741 3,719 3,743 3,918
EMPLOYMENT 3,250 3,182 3,104 3,186 3,476 3,455 3,601 3,558 3,593 3,788
UNEMPLOYMENT 165 177 191 155 140 135 140 161 150 130
UNEMPL. RATE 4.8 5.3 5.8 4.6 3.9 3.8 3.7 4.3 4.0 3.3
LINCOLN COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 5,776 6,027 6,323 6,175 6,238 6,379 6,413 6,293 6,306 6,627
EMPLOYMENT 5,411 5,586 5,819 5,695 5,791 5,909 5,989 5,908 5,918 6,240
UNEMPLOYMENT 365 441 504 480 447 470 424 385 388 387
UNEMPL. RATE 6.3 7.3 8.0 7.8 7.2 7.4 6.6 6.1 6.2 5.8
NIOBRARA COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 1,181 1,170 1,153 1,134 1,181 1,235 1,291 1,214 1,279 1,330
EMPLOYMENT 1,137 1,122 1,098 1,094 1,153 1,207 1,262 1,190 1,244 1,294
UNEMPLOYMENT 44 48 55 40 28 28 29 24 35 36
UNEMPL. RATE 3.7 4.1 4.8 3.5 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.0 2.7 2.7
PARK COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 13,054 13,120 13,332 13,690 14,534 15,239 15,153 14,945 15,175 15,401
EMPLOYMENT 12,442 12,536 12,764 13,140 13,946 14,607 14,508 14,277 14,488 14,725
UNEMPLOYMENT 612 584 568 550 588 632 645 668 687 676
UNEMPL. RATE 4.7 4.5 4.3 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.3 4.5 4.5 4.4
PLATTE COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 3,865 3,813 3,915 3,974 4,079 4,200 4,251 4,329 4,447 4,660
EMPLOYMENT 3,669 3,618 3,693 3,765 3,876 4,020 4,087 4,155 4,234 4,462
UNEMPLOYMENT 196 195 222 209 203 180 164 174 213 198
UNEMPL. RATE 5.1 5.1 5.7 5.3 5.0 4.3 3.9 4.0 4.8 4.2
SHERIDAN COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 12,113 12,125 12,527 13,157 13,354 13,680 13,587 13,490 13,608 13,724
EMPLOYMENT 11,441 11,384 11,804 12,559 12,710 13,031 12,947 12,816 12,919 13,084
UNEMPLOYMENT 672 741 723 598 644 649 640 674 689 640
UNEMPL. RATE 5.5 6.1 5.8 4.5 4.8 4.7 4.7 5.0 5.1 4.7
SUBLETTE COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 2,663 2,719 2,782 2,841 3,010 3,019 3,055 2,979 3,037 3,149
EMPLOYMENT 2,590 2,642 2,690 2,742 2,919 2,906 2,947 2,896 2,941 3,037
UNEMPLOYMENT 73 77 92 99 91 113 108 83 96 112
UNEMPL. RATE 2.7 2.8 3.3 3.5 3.0 3.7 3.5 2.8 3.2 3.6
SWEETWATER COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 20,349 20,691 21,109 21,231 21,792 21,711 21,092 20,767 21,093 20,664
EMPLOYMENT 19,274 19,435 19,797 19,947 20,676 20,561 19,787 19,606 19,975 19,433
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,075 1,256 1,312 1,284 1,116 1,150 1,305 1,161 1,118 1,231
UNEMPL. RATE 5.3 6.1 6.2 6.0 5.1 5.3 6.2 5.6 5.3 6.0
TETON COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 8,212 8,537 8,981 9,534 10,116 10,507 10,604 10,687 11,024 11,675
EMPLOYMENT 8,049 8,327 8,724 9,300 9,895 10,265 10,313 10,427 10,798 11,424
UNEMPLOYMENT 163 210 257 234 221 242 291 260 226 251
UNEMPL. RATE 2.0 2.5 2.9 2.5 2.2 2.3 2.7 2.4 2.1 2.1
UINTA COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 9,899 10,086 10,252 10,702 10,672 10,917 11,013 10,651 10,742 10,528
EMPLOYMENT 9,246 9,348 9,394 9,787 9,829 10,182 10,211 10,029 10,141 9,828
UNEMPLOYMENT 653 738 858 915 843 735 802 622 601 700
UNEMPL. RATE 6.6 7.3 8.4 8.5 7.9 6.7 7.3 5.8 5.6 6.6
WASHAKIE COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 4,244 4,281 4,450 4,520 4,691 4,831 4,863 4,805 4,911 4,891
EMPLOYMENT 4,046 4,082 4,186 4,208 4,422 4,525 4,594 4,552 4,626 4,588
UNEMPLOYMENT 198 199 264 312 269 306 269 253 285 303
UNEMPL. RATE 4.7 4.6 5.9 6.9 5.7 6.3 5.5 5.3 5.8 6.2
WESTON COUNTY
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
LABOR FORCE 3,324 3,194 3,212 3,208 3,306 3,374 3,322 3,246 3,259 3,367
EMPLOYMENT 3,177 3,045 3,027 3,046 3,127 3,210 3,150 3,075 3,104 3,190
UNEMPLOYMENT 147 149 185 162 179 164 172 171 155 177
UNEMPL. RATE 4.4 4.7 5.8 5.0 5.4 4.9 5.2 5.3 4.8 5.3
Benchmark Run Date 04/2015

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