1993 WYOMING BENCHMARK LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES
WYOMING ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 236,784 237,549 239,341 238,796 239,791 247,440 248,329 246,562 244,235 245,273 245,365 244,943 242,868
EMPLOYMENT 221,377 222,152 224,020 225,448 227,686 235,016 236,533 235,121 233,351 233,751 232,567 231,715 229,895
UNEMPLOYMENT 15,407 15,397 15,321 13,348 12,105 12,424 11,796 11,441 10,884 11,522 12,798 13,228 12,973
UNEMPL. RATE 6.5 6.5 6.4 5.6 5.0 5.0 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.7 5.2 5.4 5.3
NATRONA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 31,661 31,522 31,653 31,292 30,995 31,438 31,514 31,958 31,614 32,366 32,914 32,696 31,802
EMPLOYMENT 28,796 28,898 29,119 28,980 28,888 29,351 29,347 29,823 29,623 30,177 30,571 30,409 29,499
UNEMPLOYMENT 2,865 2,624 2,534 2,312 2,107 2,087 2,167 2,135 1,991 2,189 2,343 2,287 2,303
UNEMPL. RATE 9.0 8.3 8.0 7.4 6.8 6.6 6.9 6.7 6.3 6.8 7.1 7.0 7.2
CASPER CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 24,025 23,930 24,038 23,776 23,560 23,899 23,955 24,294 24,041 24,604 25,011 24,849 24,165
EMPLOYMENT 22,003 22,080 22,250 22,144 22,073 22,427 22,425 22,788 22,637 23,059 23,359 23,235 22,540
UNEMPLOYMENT 2,022 1,850 1,788 1,632 1,487 1,472 1,530 1,506 1,404 1,545 1,652 1,614 1,625
UNEMPL. RATE 8.4 7.7 7.4 6.9 6.3 6.2 6.4 6.2 5.8 6.3 6.6 6.5 6.7
LARAMIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 37,605 37,817 38,053 38,047 37,151 37,421 38,591 37,736 37,400 37,985 38,613 38,576 37,916
EMPLOYMENT 35,805 36,178 36,503 36,657 35,792 35,993 37,125 36,322 36,023 36,567 37,009 36,848 36,402
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,800 1,639 1,550 1,390 1,359 1,428 1,466 1,414 1,377 1,418 1,604 1,728 1,514
UNEMPL. RATE 4.8 4.3 4.1 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.7 4.2 4.5 4.0
CHEYENNE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 26,404 26,555 26,723 26,719 26,091 26,279 27,101 26,500 26,264 26,675 27,115 27,088 26,627
EMPLOYMENT 25,157 25,419 25,648 25,755 25,149 25,289 26,086 25,520 25,310 25,692 26,004 25,890 25,577
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,247 1,136 1,075 964 942 990 1,015 980 954 983 1,111 1,198 1,050
UNEMPL. RATE 4.7 4.3 4.0 3.6 3.6 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.7 4.1 4.4 3.9
ALBANY COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 15,122 15,334 15,254 15,221 14,978 14,519 15,303 14,925 15,361 15,839 16,059 15,900 15,318
EMPLOYMENT 14,596 14,858 14,813 14,813 14,625 14,114 14,895 14,540 15,044 15,472 15,629 15,492 14,908
UNEMPLOYMENT 526 476 441 408 353 405 408 385 317 367 430 408 410
UNEMPL. RATE 3.5 3.1 2.9 2.7 2.4 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.1 2.3 2.7 2.6 2.7
LARAMIE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 13,010 13,193 13,126 13,099 12,890 12,496 13,171 12,843 13,222 13,631 13,819 13,681 13,182
EMPLOYMENT 12,572 12,797 12,758 12,758 12,596 12,157 12,830 12,521 12,957 13,326 13,461 13,342 12,840
UNEMPLOYMENT 438 396 368 341 294 339 341 322 265 305 358 339 342
UNEMPL. RATE 3.4 3.0 2.8 2.6 2.3 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.0 2.2 2.6 2.5 2.6
BIG HORN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,781 4,787 4,910 4,830 4,819 4,948 4,756 4,685 4,930 5,067 4,966 4,935 4,868
EMPLOYMENT 4,434 4,450 4,541 4,544 4,543 4,628 4,465 4,406 4,693 4,829 4,683 4,602 4,568
UNEMPLOYMENT 347 337 369 286 276 320 291 279 237 238 283 333 300
UNEMPL. RATE 7.3 7.0 7.5 5.9 5.7 6.5 6.1 6.0 4.8 4.7 5.7 6.7 6.2
CAMPBELL COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 17,094 17,101 17,072 17,025 16,862 17,100 17,201 17,576 17,027 17,209 17,538 17,460 17,188
EMPLOYMENT 15,991 15,844 15,855 16,059 15,996 16,163 16,388 16,829 16,311 16,466 16,798 16,700 16,283
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,103 1,257 1,217 966 866 937 813 747 716 743 740 760 905
UNEMPL. RATE 6.5 7.4 7.1 5.7 5.1 5.5 4.7 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.2 4.4 5.3
CARBON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 8,157 8,177 8,305 8,254 8,332 8,626 8,549 8,494 8,409 8,434 8,348 8,237 8,360
EMPLOYMENT 7,510 7,581 7,663 7,662 7,797 8,134 8,155 8,076 8,032 8,061 7,900 7,790 7,863
UNEMPLOYMENT 647 596 642 592 535 492 394 418 377 373 448 447 497
UNEMPL. RATE 7.9 7.3 7.7 7.2 6.4 5.7 4.6 4.9 4.5 4.4 5.4 5.4 5.9
CONVERSE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 5,974 5,904 6,062 6,145 6,125 6,118 6,198 6,205 6,132 6,280 6,179 6,197 6,127
EMPLOYMENT 5,585 5,524 5,638 5,810 5,820 5,770 5,843 5,890 5,835 5,999 5,869 5,832 5,785
UNEMPLOYMENT 389 380 424 335 305 348 355 315 297 281 310 365 342
UNEMPL. RATE 6.5 6.4 7.0 5.5 5.0 5.7 5.7 5.1 4.8 4.5 5.0 5.9 5.6
CROOK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,654 2,695 2,797 2,859 2,981 3,156 3,069 2,935 2,971 2,921 2,883 2,822 2,895
EMPLOYMENT 2,546 2,576 2,664 2,726 2,869 3,050 2,977 2,844 2,886 2,832 2,793 2,691 2,788
UNEMPLOYMENT 108 119 133 133 112 106 92 91 85 89 90 131 107
UNEMPL. RATE 4.1 4.4 4.8 4.7 3.8 3.4 3.0 3.1 2.9 3.0 3.1 4.6 3.7
FREMONT COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 16,079 16,208 16,413 16,333 16,207 16,228 16,242 16,281 16,253 16,445 16,548 16,436 16,306
EMPLOYMENT 14,716 14,800 14,994 15,202 15,181 15,104 15,193 15,290 15,356 15,448 15,416 15,129 15,152
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,363 1,408 1,419 1,131 1,026 1,124 1,049 991 897 997 1,132 1,307 1,154
UNEMPL. RATE 8.5 8.7 8.6 6.9 6.3 6.9 6.5 6.1 5.5 6.1 6.8 8.0 7.1
GOSHEN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 6,016 5,901 5,897 6,107 6,093 6,179 6,033 5,908 5,878 6,329 6,312 6,198 6,071
EMPLOYMENT 5,745 5,499 5,584 5,877 5,817 5,883 5,756 5,645 5,641 6,128 6,100 5,964 5,803
UNEMPLOYMENT 271 402 313 230 276 296 277 263 237 201 212 234 268
UNEMPL. RATE 4.5 6.8 5.3 3.8 4.5 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.0 3.2 3.4 3.8 4.4
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,445 2,454 2,515 2,496 2,552 2,572 2,440 2,442 2,499 2,538 2,585 2,574 2,509
EMPLOYMENT 2,284 2,285 2,358 2,379 2,440 2,443 2,325 2,316 2,381 2,412 2,436 2,430 2,374
UNEMPLOYMENT 161 169 157 117 112 129 115 126 118 126 149 144 135
UNEMPL. RATE 6.6 6.9 6.2 4.7 4.4 5.0 4.7 5.2 4.7 5.0 5.8 5.6 5.4
JOHNSON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,096 3,051 3,121 3,150 3,315 3,646 3,535 3,494 3,534 3,486 3,341 3,313 3,341
EMPLOYMENT 2,896 2,877 2,931 3,005 3,183 3,499 3,409 3,358 3,406 3,342 3,189 3,131 3,186
UNEMPLOYMENT 200 174 190 145 132 147 126 136 128 144 152 182 155
UNEMPL. RATE 6.5 5.7 6.1 4.6 4.0 4.0 3.6 3.9 3.6 4.1 4.5 5.5 4.6
LINCOLN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 6,084 6,099 6,120 6,042 6,219 6,533 6,062 6,107 6,241 6,266 6,169 6,167 6,175
EMPLOYMENT 5,500 5,494 5,446 5,480 5,720 6,106 5,654 5,709 5,900 5,901 5,765 5,670 5,695
UNEMPLOYMENT 584 605 674 562 499 427 408 398 341 365 404 497 480
UNEMPL. RATE 9.6 9.9 11.0 9.3 8.0 6.5 6.7 6.5 5.5 5.8 6.5 8.1 7.8
NIOBRARA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 1,063 1,049 1,087 1,084 1,178 1,207 1,231 1,207 1,174 1,148 1,095 1,081 1,134
EMPLOYMENT 1,012 996 1,035 1,046 1,148 1,164 1,192 1,166 1,149 1,114 1,062 1,043 1,094
UNEMPLOYMENT 51 53 52 38 30 43 39 41 25 34 33 38 40
UNEMPL. RATE 4.8 5.1 4.8 3.5 2.5 3.6 3.2 3.4 2.1 3.0 3.0 3.5 3.5
PARK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 12,131 12,181 12,389 12,691 13,679 15,545 16,062 15,698 14,403 13,252 13,073 13,177 13,690
EMPLOYMENT 11,438 11,490 11,700 12,162 13,166 15,022 15,579 15,230 14,016 12,796 12,526 12,558 13,140
UNEMPLOYMENT 693 691 689 529 513 523 483 468 387 456 547 619 550
UNEMPL. RATE 5.7 5.7 5.6 4.2 3.8 3.4 3.0 3.0 2.7 3.4 4.2 4.7 4.0
PLATTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,901 3,862 3,894 3,965 4,139 4,272 4,018 3,884 3,964 4,007 3,890 3,888 3,974
EMPLOYMENT 3,623 3,616 3,645 3,752 3,970 4,079 3,831 3,710 3,821 3,819 3,678 3,632 3,765
UNEMPLOYMENT 278 246 249 213 169 193 187 174 143 188 212 256 209
UNEMPL. RATE 7.1 6.4 6.4 5.4 4.1 4.5 4.7 4.5 3.6 4.7 5.4 6.6 5.3
SHERIDAN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 12,680 12,872 12,993 13,199 13,206 13,491 13,343 13,343 13,000 13,196 13,286 13,273 13,157
EMPLOYMENT 11,933 12,177 12,274 12,617 12,671 12,932 12,819 12,809 12,540 12,676 12,657 12,597 12,559
UNEMPLOYMENT 747 695 719 582 535 559 524 534 460 520 629 676 598
UNEMPL. RATE 5.9 5.4 5.5 4.4 4.1 4.1 3.9 4.0 3.5 3.9 4.7 5.1 4.5
SUBLETTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,613 2,595 2,691 2,682 2,851 3,034 3,037 3,024 2,952 2,959 2,860 2,799 2,841
EMPLOYMENT 2,513 2,478 2,556 2,549 2,739 2,944 2,955 2,944 2,882 2,878 2,770 2,701 2,742
UNEMPLOYMENT 100 117 135 133 112 90 82 80 70 81 90 98 99
UNEMPL. RATE 3.8 4.5 5.0 5.0 3.9 3.0 2.7 2.6 2.4 2.7 3.1 3.5 3.5
SWEETWATER COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 21,090 21,212 21,423 21,262 21,277 21,361 20,772 20,351 21,087 21,722 21,518 21,693 21,231
EMPLOYMENT 19,532 19,667 19,963 20,032 20,145 20,094 19,612 19,182 19,847 20,503 20,276 20,510 19,947
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,558 1,545 1,460 1,230 1,132 1,267 1,160 1,169 1,240 1,219 1,242 1,183 1,284
UNEMPL. RATE 7.4 7.3 6.8 5.8 5.3 5.9 5.6 5.7 5.9 5.6 5.8 5.5 6.0
TETON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 8,405 8,560 8,573 8,233 8,785 11,334 12,133 12,029 10,516 8,758 8,245 8,835 9,534
EMPLOYMENT 8,179 8,291 8,322 7,802 8,511 11,187 12,007 11,903 10,395 8,557 7,833 8,617 9,300
UNEMPLOYMENT 226 269 251 431 274 147 126 126 121 201 412 218 234
UNEMPL. RATE 2.7 3.1 2.9 5.2 3.1 1.3 1.0 1.0 1.2 2.3 5.0 2.5 2.5
UINTA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 10,444 10,407 10,423 10,236 10,474 11,153 10,442 10,555 11,210 11,158 11,080 10,834 10,702
EMPLOYMENT 9,567 9,341 9,288 9,196 9,544 10,292 9,646 9,801 10,266 10,265 10,207 10,028 9,787
UNEMPLOYMENT 877 1,066 1,135 1,040 930 861 796 754 944 893 873 806 915
UNEMPL. RATE 8.4 10.2 10.9 10.2 8.9 7.7 7.6 7.1 8.4 8.0 7.9 7.4 8.5
WASHAKIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,492 4,513 4,464 4,426 4,399 4,581 4,595 4,578 4,348 4,662 4,572 4,610 4,520
EMPLOYMENT 4,163 4,199 4,097 4,108 4,091 4,231 4,279 4,284 4,086 4,404 4,274 4,275 4,208
UNEMPLOYMENT 329 314 367 318 308 350 316 294 262 258 298 335 312
UNEMPL. RATE 7.3 7.0 8.2 7.2 7.0 7.6 6.9 6.4 6.0 5.5 6.5 7.3 6.9
WESTON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,198 3,243 3,232 3,217 3,173 2,972 3,207 3,145 3,325 3,245 3,289 3,238 3,208
EMPLOYMENT 3,011 3,032 3,028 2,991 3,029 2,834 3,081 3,042 3,212 3,101 3,122 3,063 3,046
UNEMPLOYMENT 187 211 204 226 144 138 126 103 113 144 167 175 162
UNEMPL. RATE 5.8 6.5 6.3 7.0 4.5 4.6 3.9 3.3 3.4 4.4 5.1 5.4 5.0
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