1995 WYOMING BENCHMARK LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES
WYOMING ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 251,743 252,073 253,472 252,652 253,326 260,533 259,804 257,828 256,074 256,439 255,751 254,332 255,335
EMPLOYMENT 236,658 237,499 239,498 240,067 241,461 248,718 248,926 247,146 245,512 245,715 243,613 242,103 243,076
UNEMPLOYMENT 15,085 14,574 13,974 12,585 11,865 11,815 10,878 10,682 10,562 10,724 12,138 12,229 12,259
UNEMPL. RATE 6.0 5.8 5.5 5.0 4.7 4.5 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.7 4.8 4.8
NATRONA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 32,628 32,696 32,874 32,515 32,410 32,548 32,732 32,498 32,450 32,990 33,504 33,282 32,760
EMPLOYMENT 30,549 30,576 30,929 30,731 30,627 30,842 31,086 30,841 30,671 31,120 31,499 31,309 30,898
UNEMPLOYMENT 2,079 2,120 1,945 1,784 1,783 1,706 1,646 1,657 1,779 1,870 2,005 1,973 1,862
UNEMPL. RATE 6.4 6.5 5.9 5.5 5.5 5.2 5.0 5.1 5.5 5.7 6.0 5.9 5.7
CASPER CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 24,808 24,860 25,006 24,742 24,661 24,770 24,916 24,734 24,690 25,098 25,484 25,319 24,924
EMPLOYMENT 23,342 23,363 23,633 23,482 23,402 23,566 23,754 23,565 23,435 23,779 24,069 23,925 23,610
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,466 1,497 1,373 1,260 1,259 1,204 1,162 1,169 1,255 1,319 1,415 1,394 1,314
UNEMPL. RATE 5.9 6.0 5.5 5.1 5.1 4.9 4.7 4.7 5.1 5.3 5.6 5.5 5.3
LARAMIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 39,359 39,278 39,495 39,305 38,715 39,118 39,651 38,834 38,400 38,715 39,327 39,126 39,110
EMPLOYMENT 37,473 37,615 37,898 37,859 37,380 37,733 38,326 37,496 37,123 37,427 37,889 37,706 37,660
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,886 1,663 1,597 1,446 1,335 1,385 1,325 1,338 1,277 1,288 1,438 1,420 1,450
UNEMPL. RATE 4.8 4.2 4.0 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.7 3.6 3.7
CHEYENNE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 27,636 27,581 27,734 27,603 27,188 27,472 27,846 27,271 26,968 27,189 27,618 27,476 27,465
EMPLOYMENT 26,330 26,430 26,627 26,601 26,264 26,512 26,928 26,345 26,084 26,297 26,621 26,493 26,461
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,306 1,151 1,107 1,002 924 960 918 926 884 892 997 983 1,004
UNEMPL. RATE 4.7 4.2 4.0 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.6 3.6 3.7
ALBANY COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 16,532 16,671 16,825 16,872 16,630 16,146 16,401 16,394 16,658 17,080 17,411 17,094 16,726
EMPLOYMENT 16,025 16,260 16,429 16,511 16,296 15,778 16,055 16,042 16,333 16,783 17,069 16,752 16,361
UNEMPLOYMENT 507 411 396 361 334 368 346 352 325 297 342 342 365
UNEMPL. RATE 3.1 2.5 2.4 2.1 2.0 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.0 1.7 2.0 2.0 2.2
LARAMIE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 14,225 14,346 14,481 14,522 14,314 13,895 14,114 14,108 14,337 14,704 14,987 14,713 14,395
EMPLOYMENT 13,802 14,004 14,150 14,221 14,036 13,589 13,826 13,815 14,066 14,456 14,701 14,427 14,091
UNEMPLOYMENT 423 342 331 301 278 306 288 293 271 248 286 286 304
UNEMPL. RATE 3.0 2.4 2.3 2.1 1.9 2.2 2.0 2.1 1.9 1.7 1.9 1.9 2.1
BIG HORN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 5,088 5,170 5,151 5,147 5,196 5,209 4,999 4,957 5,127 5,282 5,249 5,164 5,145
EMPLOYMENT 4,688 4,726 4,782 4,862 4,913 4,913 4,740 4,708 4,910 5,073 4,978 4,862 4,846
UNEMPLOYMENT 400 444 369 285 283 296 259 249 217 209 271 302 299
UNEMPL. RATE 7.9 8.6 7.2 5.5 5.4 5.7 5.2 5.0 4.2 4.0 5.2 5.8 5.8
CAMPBELL COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 18,361 18,293 18,340 18,133 18,146 18,436 18,383 18,372 18,130 18,507 18,751 18,520 18,364
EMPLOYMENT 17,323 17,313 17,398 17,279 17,236 17,531 17,540 17,563 17,312 17,704 17,997 17,747 17,495
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,038 980 942 854 910 905 843 809 818 803 754 773 869
UNEMPL. RATE 5.7 5.4 5.1 4.7 5.0 4.9 4.6 4.4 4.5 4.3 4.0 4.2 4.7
CARBON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 8,691 8,713 8,712 8,668 8,606 8,954 8,603 8,629 8,696 8,858 8,689 8,580 8,700
EMPLOYMENT 8,130 8,079 8,147 8,140 8,121 8,533 8,228 8,275 8,357 8,508 8,257 8,103 8,240
UNEMPLOYMENT 561 634 565 528 485 421 375 354 339 350 432 477 460
UNEMPL. RATE 6.5 7.3 6.5 6.1 5.6 4.7 4.4 4.1 3.9 4.0 5.0 5.6 5.3
CONVERSE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 6,301 6,284 6,330 6,336 6,367 6,353 6,405 6,421 6,425 6,533 6,508 6,411 6,390
EMPLOYMENT 5,880 5,906 5,980 6,020 6,029 6,043 6,124 6,146 6,081 6,210 6,166 6,051 6,053
UNEMPLOYMENT 421 378 350 316 338 310 281 275 344 323 342 360 337
UNEMPL. RATE 6.7 6.0 5.5 5.0 5.3 4.9 4.4 4.3 5.4 4.9 5.3 5.6 5.3
CROOK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,913 2,915 2,963 3,072 3,104 3,273 3,130 3,098 3,040 3,079 3,022 2,966 3,048
EMPLOYMENT 2,756 2,772 2,819 2,952 2,986 3,145 3,035 2,998 2,933 2,961 2,892 2,831 2,923
UNEMPLOYMENT 157 143 144 120 118 128 95 100 107 118 130 135 125
UNEMPL. RATE 5.4 4.9 4.9 3.9 3.8 3.9 3.0 3.2 3.5 3.8 4.3 4.6 4.1
FREMONT COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 17,486 17,683 17,873 17,599 17,370 17,320 16,970 17,252 17,646 17,739 17,802 17,831 17,547
EMPLOYMENT 15,863 16,112 16,394 16,318 16,145 16,070 15,833 16,070 16,570 16,646 16,547 16,508 16,256
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,623 1,571 1,479 1,281 1,225 1,250 1,137 1,182 1,076 1,093 1,255 1,323 1,291
UNEMPL. RATE 9.3 8.9 8.3 7.3 7.1 7.2 6.7 6.9 6.1 6.2 7.0 7.4 7.4
GOSHEN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 6,435 6,526 6,458 6,568 6,273 6,373 6,294 6,199 6,200 6,652 6,692 6,583 6,438
EMPLOYMENT 6,140 6,161 6,098 6,263 6,005 6,079 5,998 5,924 5,953 6,431 6,453 6,346 6,154
UNEMPLOYMENT 295 365 360 305 268 294 296 275 247 221 239 237 284
UNEMPL. RATE 4.6 5.6 5.6 4.6 4.3 4.6 4.7 4.4 4.0 3.3 3.6 3.6 4.4
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,435 2,405 2,456 2,466 2,471 2,505 2,390 2,384 2,376 2,369 2,446 2,401 2,426
EMPLOYMENT 2,282 2,279 2,335 2,371 2,376 2,375 2,287 2,298 2,272 2,265 2,316 2,271 2,311
UNEMPLOYMENT 153 126 121 95 95 130 103 86 104 104 130 130 115
UNEMPL. RATE 6.3 5.2 4.9 3.9 3.8 5.2 4.3 3.6 4.4 4.4 5.3 5.4 4.7
JOHNSON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,412 3,415 3,435 3,511 3,593 3,856 3,757 3,804 3,701 3,615 3,506 3,472 3,590
EMPLOYMENT 3,199 3,236 3,271 3,378 3,475 3,726 3,652 3,696 3,597 3,517 3,376 3,333 3,455
UNEMPLOYMENT 213 179 164 133 118 130 105 108 104 98 130 139 135
UNEMPL. RATE 6.2 5.2 4.8 3.8 3.3 3.4 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.7 3.7 4.0 3.8
LINCOLN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 6,215 6,211 6,342 6,288 6,417 6,760 6,410 6,347 6,523 6,393 6,366 6,268 6,379
EMPLOYMENT 5,595 5,592 5,727 5,739 5,944 6,295 6,021 5,993 6,153 6,040 5,977 5,826 5,909
UNEMPLOYMENT 620 619 615 549 473 465 389 354 370 353 389 442 470
UNEMPL. RATE 10.0 10.0 9.7 8.7 7.4 6.9 6.1 5.6 5.7 5.5 6.1 7.1 7.4
NIOBRARA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 1,142 1,166 1,249 1,249 1,272 1,271 1,246 1,272 1,277 1,238 1,207 1,231 1,235
EMPLOYMENT 1,099 1,134 1,210 1,217 1,247 1,238 1,224 1,248 1,257 1,226 1,185 1,197 1,207
UNEMPLOYMENT 43 32 39 32 25 33 22 24 20 12 22 34 28
UNEMPL. RATE 3.8 2.7 3.1 2.6 2.0 2.6 1.8 1.9 1.6 1.0 1.8 2.8 2.3
PARK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 14,162 14,249 14,159 14,435 15,033 16,790 17,532 16,931 15,756 15,008 14,469 14,348 15,239
EMPLOYMENT 13,242 13,412 13,431 13,824 14,453 16,221 17,014 16,427 15,239 14,486 13,836 13,698 14,607
UNEMPLOYMENT 920 837 728 611 580 569 518 504 517 522 633 650 632
UNEMPL. RATE 6.5 5.9 5.1 4.2 3.9 3.4 3.0 3.0 3.3 3.5 4.4 4.5 4.1
PLATTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,165 4,161 4,140 4,267 4,252 4,466 4,157 4,125 4,165 4,325 4,098 4,083 4,200
EMPLOYMENT 3,899 3,926 3,950 4,073 4,105 4,285 3,992 3,959 4,032 4,178 3,930 3,911 4,020
UNEMPLOYMENT 266 235 190 194 147 181 165 166 133 147 168 172 180
UNEMPL. RATE 6.4 5.6 4.6 4.5 3.5 4.1 4.0 4.0 3.2 3.4 4.1 4.2 4.3
SHERIDAN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 13,494 13,474 13,621 13,677 13,758 14,220 13,637 13,554 13,612 13,710 13,754 13,647 13,680
EMPLOYMENT 12,579 12,641 12,802 12,985 13,129 13,634 13,127 13,048 13,121 13,191 13,118 12,993 13,031
UNEMPLOYMENT 915 833 819 692 629 586 510 506 491 519 636 654 649
UNEMPL. RATE 6.8 6.2 6.0 5.1 4.6 4.1 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.8 4.6 4.8 4.7
SUBLETTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,877 2,819 2,868 2,889 2,968 3,226 3,281 3,292 3,164 3,028 2,904 2,903 3,019
EMPLOYMENT 2,751 2,683 2,700 2,742 2,873 3,116 3,193 3,220 3,074 2,950 2,810 2,756 2,906
UNEMPLOYMENT 126 136 168 147 95 110 88 72 90 78 94 147 113
UNEMPL. RATE 4.4 4.8 5.9 5.1 3.2 3.4 2.7 2.2 2.8 2.6 3.2 5.1 3.7
SWEETWATER COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 21,847 21,836 21,978 21,782 21,827 21,962 21,381 21,454 21,476 21,589 21,660 21,744 21,711
EMPLOYMENT 20,626 20,585 20,695 20,646 20,751 20,809 20,260 20,377 20,442 20,468 20,467 20,610 20,561
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,221 1,251 1,283 1,136 1,076 1,153 1,121 1,077 1,034 1,121 1,193 1,134 1,150
UNEMPL. RATE 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.2 4.9 5.2 5.2 5.0 4.8 5.2 5.5 5.2 5.3
TETON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 9,421 9,413 9,328 8,955 9,817 12,180 13,304 13,003 11,825 10,376 8,945 9,513 10,507
EMPLOYMENT 9,206 9,203 9,056 8,526 9,511 12,046 13,183 12,877 11,692 10,169 8,497 9,215 10,265
UNEMPLOYMENT 215 210 272 429 306 134 121 126 133 207 448 298 242
UNEMPL. RATE 2.3 2.2 2.9 4.8 3.1 1.1 0.9 1.0 1.1 2.0 5.0 3.1 2.3
UINTA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 10,699 10,639 10,719 10,716 10,884 11,199 10,929 10,883 11,159 11,031 11,152 10,992 10,917
EMPLOYMENT 9,798 9,806 9,868 9,938 10,133 10,465 10,240 10,235 10,515 10,397 10,463 10,326 10,182
UNEMPLOYMENT 901 833 851 778 751 734 689 648 644 634 689 666 735
UNEMPL. RATE 8.4 7.8 7.9 7.3 6.9 6.6 6.3 6.0 5.8 5.7 6.2 6.1 6.7
WASHAKIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,713 4,677 4,736 4,800 4,807 4,983 4,901 4,824 4,909 4,913 4,920 4,795 4,831
EMPLOYMENT 4,443 4,307 4,380 4,477 4,507 4,599 4,582 4,520 4,634 4,673 4,649 4,532 4,525
UNEMPLOYMENT 270 370 356 323 300 384 319 304 275 240 271 263 306
UNEMPL. RATE 5.7 7.9 7.5 6.7 6.2 7.7 6.5 6.3 5.6 4.9 5.5 5.5 6.3
WESTON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,364 3,379 3,422 3,401 3,410 3,392 3,310 3,306 3,355 3,408 3,365 3,376 3,374
EMPLOYMENT 3,111 3,176 3,198 3,215 3,216 3,245 3,185 3,189 3,238 3,290 3,240 3,220 3,210
UNEMPLOYMENT 253 203 224 186 194 147 125 117 117 118 125 156 164
UNEMPL. RATE 7.5 6.0 6.5 5.5 5.7 4.3 3.8 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.7 4.6 4.9
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