1994 WYOMING BENCHMARK LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES
WYOMING ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 244,640 245,645 247,568 246,894 248,271 255,419 255,971 254,753 251,527 252,304 253,032 251,986 250,668
EMPLOYMENT 228,456 229,786 232,031 233,599 236,310 243,322 244,927 244,316 241,755 242,169 241,784 240,251 238,226
UNEMPLOYMENT 16,184 15,859 15,537 13,295 11,961 12,097 11,044 10,437 9,772 10,135 11,248 11,735 12,442
UNEMPL. RATE 6.6 6.5 6.3 5.4 4.8 4.7 4.3 4.1 3.9 4.0 4.4 4.7 5.0
NATRONA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 31,995 32,182 32,393 31,767 31,362 31,503 31,684 32,088 31,899 32,487 33,191 32,846 32,116
EMPLOYMENT 29,413 29,646 29,898 29,637 29,325 29,573 29,897 30,340 30,266 30,865 31,484 31,207 30,129
UNEMPLOYMENT 2,582 2,536 2,495 2,130 2,037 1,930 1,787 1,748 1,633 1,622 1,707 1,639 1,987
UNEMPL. RATE 8.1 7.9 7.7 6.7 6.5 6.1 5.6 5.4 5.1 5.0 5.1 5.0 6.2
CASPER CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 24,296 24,443 24,605 24,149 23,846 23,959 24,105 24,417 24,278 24,730 25,262 25,001 24,424
EMPLOYMENT 22,475 22,654 22,845 22,647 22,408 22,597 22,844 23,183 23,126 23,584 24,058 23,845 23,022
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,821 1,789 1,760 1,502 1,438 1,362 1,261 1,234 1,152 1,146 1,204 1,156 1,402
UNEMPL. RATE 7.5 7.3 7.2 6.2 6.0 5.7 5.2 5.1 4.7 4.6 4.8 4.6 5.7
LARAMIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 38,619 38,694 38,845 38,637 37,811 38,402 39,370 38,867 38,383 38,665 39,785 39,496 38,798
EMPLOYMENT 36,529 36,739 37,105 36,705 36,448 36,965 37,975 37,525 36,959 37,263 38,268 37,993 37,206
UNEMPLOYMENT 2,090 1,955 1,740 1,932 1,363 1,437 1,395 1,342 1,424 1,402 1,517 1,503 1,592
UNEMPL. RATE 5.4 5.1 4.5 5.0 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.7 3.6 3.8 3.8 4.1
CHEYENNE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 27,116 27,169 27,276 27,126 26,553 26,968 27,650 27,297 26,954 27,152 27,938 27,735 27,245
EMPLOYMENT 25,668 25,814 26,071 25,789 25,608 25,973 26,682 26,366 25,968 26,181 26,888 26,694 26,142
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,448 1,355 1,205 1,337 945 995 968 931 986 971 1,050 1,041 1,103
UNEMPL. RATE 5.3 5.0 4.4 4.9 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.4 3.7 3.6 3.8 3.8 4.0
ALBANY COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 15,979 16,348 16,242 16,147 16,126 15,672 16,097 15,952 16,298 16,683 16,821 16,765 16,261
EMPLOYMENT 15,466 15,849 15,765 15,741 15,702 15,280 15,736 15,595 15,958 16,298 16,439 16,370 15,850
UNEMPLOYMENT 513 499 477 406 424 392 361 357 340 385 382 395 411
UNEMPL. RATE 3.2 3.1 2.9 2.5 2.6 2.5 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.5
LARAMIE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 13,748 14,066 13,976 13,892 13,877 13,487 13,853 13,728 14,028 14,359 14,477 14,429 13,994
EMPLOYMENT 13,320 13,649 13,577 13,555 13,523 13,159 13,552 13,431 13,745 14,037 14,159 14,099 13,651
UNEMPLOYMENT 428 417 399 337 354 328 301 297 283 322 318 330 343
UNEMPL. RATE 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.4 2.6 2.4 2.2 2.2 2.0 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.5
BIG HORN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 5,028 5,071 5,039 5,068 5,067 5,194 4,854 4,946 4,976 5,140 5,193 5,080 5,055
EMPLOYMENT 4,630 4,640 4,651 4,763 4,786 4,870 4,551 4,640 4,703 4,884 4,870 4,719 4,726
UNEMPLOYMENT 398 431 388 305 281 324 303 306 273 256 323 361 329
UNEMPL. RATE 7.9 8.5 7.7 6.0 5.5 6.2 6.2 6.2 5.5 5.0 6.2 7.1 6.5
CAMPBELL COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 17,714 17,949 17,883 17,827 17,962 18,368 18,442 18,364 17,981 18,106 18,149 18,096 18,070
EMPLOYMENT 16,652 16,843 16,759 16,894 17,175 17,539 17,716 17,664 17,353 17,436 17,474 17,378 17,240
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,062 1,106 1,124 933 787 829 726 700 628 670 675 718 830
UNEMPL. RATE 6.0 6.2 6.3 5.2 4.4 4.5 3.9 3.8 3.5 3.7 3.7 4.0 4.6
CARBON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 8,393 8,381 8,559 8,549 8,720 9,078 8,844 8,869 8,734 8,867 8,775 8,737 8,709
EMPLOYMENT 7,783 7,817 7,981 8,065 8,171 8,659 8,466 8,541 8,419 8,528 8,379 8,300 8,259
UNEMPLOYMENT 610 564 578 484 549 419 378 328 315 339 396 437 450
UNEMPL. RATE 7.3 6.7 6.8 5.7 6.3 4.6 4.3 3.7 3.6 3.8 4.5 5.0 5.2
CONVERSE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 6,118 6,089 6,181 6,142 6,084 6,099 6,223 6,438 6,247 6,468 6,435 6,240 6,231
EMPLOYMENT 5,658 5,675 5,762 5,828 5,792 5,818 5,956 6,174 5,981 6,195 6,192 5,967 5,917
UNEMPLOYMENT 460 414 419 314 292 281 267 264 266 273 243 273 314
UNEMPL. RATE 7.5 6.8 6.8 5.1 4.8 4.6 4.3 4.1 4.3 4.2 3.8 4.4 5.0
CROOK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,746 2,719 2,814 2,844 2,951 3,130 2,933 2,877 2,835 2,911 2,898 2,876 2,878
EMPLOYMENT 2,606 2,562 2,663 2,746 2,856 3,015 2,845 2,789 2,756 2,838 2,799 2,750 2,769
UNEMPLOYMENT 140 157 151 98 95 115 88 88 79 73 99 126 109
UNEMPL. RATE 5.1 5.8 5.4 3.4 3.2 3.7 3.0 3.1 2.8 2.5 3.4 4.4 3.8
FREMONT COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 17,003 17,056 17,460 17,074 16,925 16,943 16,620 16,597 17,024 17,252 17,513 17,410 17,073
EMPLOYMENT 15,372 15,452 15,852 15,844 15,759 15,691 15,481 15,511 16,067 16,263 16,459 16,170 15,827
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,631 1,604 1,608 1,230 1,166 1,252 1,139 1,086 957 989 1,054 1,240 1,246
UNEMPL. RATE 9.6 9.4 9.2 7.2 6.9 7.4 6.9 6.5 5.6 5.7 6.0 7.1 7.3
GOSHEN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 6,360 6,330 6,422 6,503 6,360 6,394 6,243 6,203 6,049 6,416 6,435 6,266 6,332
EMPLOYMENT 6,079 5,924 6,019 6,170 6,056 6,097 5,992 5,952 5,837 6,228 6,239 6,052 6,054
UNEMPLOYMENT 281 406 403 333 304 297 251 251 212 188 196 214 278
UNEMPL. RATE 4.4 6.4 6.3 5.1 4.8 4.6 4.0 4.0 3.5 2.9 3.0 3.4 4.4
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,482 2,489 2,519 2,578 2,634 2,768 2,578 2,500 2,522 2,569 2,544 2,540 2,560
EMPLOYMENT 2,327 2,344 2,380 2,445 2,521 2,626 2,468 2,390 2,414 2,445 2,414 2,401 2,431
UNEMPLOYMENT 155 145 139 133 113 142 110 110 108 124 130 139 129
UNEMPL. RATE 6.2 5.8 5.5 5.2 4.3 5.1 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.8 5.1 5.5 5.0
JOHNSON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,323 3,315 3,411 3,549 3,717 3,947 3,891 3,902 3,635 3,631 3,581 3,487 3,616
EMPLOYMENT 3,089 3,106 3,219 3,409 3,604 3,845 3,805 3,826 3,550 3,541 3,414 3,302 3,476
UNEMPLOYMENT 234 209 192 140 113 102 86 76 85 90 167 185 140
UNEMPL. RATE 7.0 6.3 5.6 3.9 3.0 2.6 2.2 1.9 2.3 2.5 4.7 5.3 3.9
LINCOLN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 6,183 6,189 6,165 6,194 6,279 6,691 6,209 6,193 6,153 6,233 6,191 6,173 6,238
EMPLOYMENT 5,599 5,645 5,593 5,758 5,913 6,254 5,788 5,829 5,823 5,887 5,752 5,646 5,791
UNEMPLOYMENT 584 544 572 436 366 437 421 364 330 346 439 527 447
UNEMPL. RATE 9.4 8.8 9.3 7.0 5.8 6.5 6.8 5.9 5.4 5.6 7.1 8.5 7.2
NIOBRARA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 1,149 1,134 1,173 1,193 1,215 1,211 1,206 1,245 1,165 1,209 1,155 1,114 1,181
EMPLOYMENT 1,104 1,092 1,141 1,164 1,193 1,183 1,185 1,224 1,145 1,180 1,136 1,086 1,153
UNEMPLOYMENT 45 42 32 29 22 28 21 21 20 29 19 28 28
UNEMPL. RATE 3.9 3.7 2.7 2.4 1.8 2.3 1.7 1.7 1.7 2.4 1.6 2.5 2.4
PARK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 13,191 13,256 13,239 13,534 14,637 16,272 16,685 16,345 15,127 14,321 13,868 13,930 14,534
EMPLOYMENT 12,406 12,461 12,516 13,048 14,148 15,764 16,187 15,894 14,684 13,802 13,264 13,173 13,946
UNEMPLOYMENT 785 795 723 486 489 508 498 451 443 519 604 757 588
UNEMPL. RATE 6.0 6.0 5.5 3.6 3.3 3.1 3.0 2.8 2.9 3.6 4.4 5.4 4.0
PLATTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,944 3,909 4,014 4,136 4,184 4,437 4,097 3,975 4,069 4,134 4,011 4,037 4,079
EMPLOYMENT 3,647 3,640 3,756 3,937 4,025 4,264 3,911 3,772 3,894 3,978 3,853 3,834 3,876
UNEMPLOYMENT 297 269 258 199 159 173 186 203 175 156 158 203 203
UNEMPL. RATE 7.5 6.9 6.4 4.8 3.8 3.9 4.5 5.1 4.3 3.8 3.9 5.0 5.0
SHERIDAN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 13,061 13,232 13,339 13,276 13,381 13,653 13,453 13,236 13,304 13,537 13,416 13,352 13,354
EMPLOYMENT 12,076 12,272 12,414 12,651 12,827 13,098 12,960 12,741 12,845 13,029 12,854 12,748 12,710
UNEMPLOYMENT 985 960 925 625 554 555 493 495 459 508 562 604 644
UNEMPL. RATE 7.5 7.3 6.9 4.7 4.1 4.1 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.8 4.2 4.5 4.8
SUBLETTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,815 2,802 2,872 2,954 3,015 3,176 3,267 3,244 3,125 3,081 2,914 2,857 3,010
EMPLOYMENT 2,684 2,659 2,729 2,843 2,935 3,093 3,199 3,186 3,068 3,017 2,851 2,768 2,919
UNEMPLOYMENT 131 143 143 111 80 83 68 58 57 64 63 89 91
UNEMPL. RATE 4.7 5.1 5.0 3.8 2.7 2.6 2.1 1.8 1.8 2.1 2.2 3.1 3.0
SWEETWATER COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 21,345 21,266 21,599 21,761 21,665 21,868 21,505 21,560 21,961 22,144 22,391 22,437 21,792
EMPLOYMENT 19,905 19,940 20,202 20,619 20,573 20,644 20,420 20,607 21,053 21,197 21,452 21,504 20,676
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,440 1,326 1,397 1,142 1,092 1,224 1,085 953 908 947 939 933 1,116
UNEMPL. RATE 6.7 6.2 6.5 5.2 5.0 5.6 5.0 4.4 4.1 4.3 4.2 4.2 5.1
TETON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 8,900 8,977 8,924 8,731 9,470 11,891 12,912 12,566 11,429 9,579 8,632 9,371 10,116
EMPLOYMENT 8,662 8,742 8,642 8,302 9,197 11,769 12,802 12,475 11,341 9,406 8,210 9,187 9,895
UNEMPLOYMENT 238 235 282 429 273 122 110 91 88 173 422 184 221
UNEMPL. RATE 2.7 2.6 3.2 4.9 2.9 1.0 0.9 0.7 0.8 1.8 4.9 2.0 2.2
UINTA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 10,405 10,355 10,449 10,550 10,687 10,869 10,810 10,671 10,749 10,785 10,899 10,834 10,672
EMPLOYMENT 9,441 9,396 9,504 9,655 9,791 9,891 9,941 9,908 10,081 10,117 10,156 10,062 9,829
UNEMPLOYMENT 964 959 945 895 896 978 869 763 668 668 743 772 843
UNEMPL. RATE 9.3 9.3 9.0 8.5 8.4 9.0 8.0 7.2 6.2 6.2 6.8 7.1 7.9
WASHAKIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,579 4,562 4,668 4,536 4,648 4,690 4,809 4,812 4,624 4,779 4,846 4,736 4,691
EMPLOYMENT 4,275 4,283 4,378 4,240 4,317 4,377 4,518 4,548 4,423 4,587 4,613 4,505 4,422
UNEMPLOYMENT 304 279 290 296 331 313 291 264 201 192 233 231 269
UNEMPL. RATE 6.6 6.1 6.2 6.5 7.1 6.7 6.1 5.5 4.3 4.0 4.8 4.9 5.7
WESTON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,311 3,340 3,354 3,345 3,369 3,161 3,240 3,311 3,236 3,301 3,391 3,312 3,306
EMPLOYMENT 3,054 3,061 3,100 3,134 3,197 3,005 3,125 3,189 3,138 3,177 3,209 3,131 3,127
UNEMPLOYMENT 257 279 254 211 172 156 115 122 98 124 182 181 179
UNEMPL. RATE 7.8 8.4 7.6 6.3 5.1 4.9 3.5 3.7 3.0 3.8 5.4 5.5 5.4
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