1999 WYOMING BENCHMARK LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES
WYOMING ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 257,623 257,628 259,780 259,454 260,877 268,218 268,239 266,170 263,756 264,430 264,013 262,904 262,758
EMPLOYMENT 242,287 243,222 245,565 246,820 248,999 255,769 257,186 255,480 253,536 253,966 252,806 251,624 250,605
UNEMPLOYMENT 15,336 14,406 14,215 12,634 11,878 12,449 11,053 10,690 10,220 10,464 11,207 11,280 12,153
UNEMPL. RATE 6.0 5.6 5.5 4.9 4.6 4.6 4.1 4.0 3.9 4.0 4.2 4.3 4.6
NATRONA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 33,586 33,647 34,237 33,851 33,502 33,733 33,887 33,761 33,767 33,680 33,904 34,301 33,822
EMPLOYMENT 31,556 31,714 32,329 32,013 31,715 31,821 32,256 32,128 32,207 32,073 32,305 32,669 32,066
UNEMPLOYMENT 2,030 1,933 1,908 1,838 1,787 1,912 1,631 1,633 1,560 1,607 1,599 1,632 1,756
UNEMPL. RATE 6.0 5.7 5.6 5.4 5.3 5.7 4.8 4.8 4.6 4.8 4.7 4.8 5.2
CASPER CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 25,545 25,595 26,050 25,759 25,493 25,663 25,799 25,702 25,710 25,641 25,813 26,115 25,741
EMPLOYMENT 24,113 24,232 24,704 24,462 24,233 24,314 24,648 24,550 24,610 24,507 24,685 24,964 24,502
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,432 1,363 1,346 1,297 1,260 1,349 1,151 1,152 1,100 1,134 1,128 1,151 1,239
UNEMPL. RATE 5.6 5.3 5.2 5.0 4.9 5.3 4.5 4.5 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.8
LARAMIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 39,659 39,612 40,112 39,781 39,331 40,113 40,751 40,302 39,641 40,145 40,601 40,705 40,063
EMPLOYMENT 37,948 38,156 38,717 38,569 38,183 38,800 39,461 39,020 38,393 38,810 39,328 39,298 38,724
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,711 1,456 1,395 1,212 1,148 1,313 1,290 1,282 1,248 1,335 1,273 1,407 1,339
UNEMPL. RATE 4.3 3.7 3.5 3.0 2.9 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.3 3.1 3.5 3.3
CHEYENNE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 27,849 27,818 28,168 27,939 27,621 28,170 28,619 28,304 27,840 28,194 28,515 28,586 28,136
EMPLOYMENT 26,663 26,809 27,203 27,099 26,827 27,261 27,726 27,416 26,975 27,269 27,633 27,611 27,208
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,186 1,009 965 840 794 909 893 888 865 925 882 975 928
UNEMPL. RATE 4.3 3.6 3.4 3.0 2.9 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.3 3.1 3.4 3.3
ALBANY COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 18,675 18,753 18,748 18,646 18,311 17,820 17,396 17,257 17,801 18,718 18,992 18,767 18,323
EMPLOYMENT 18,205 18,331 18,375 18,282 18,009 17,517 17,124 16,971 17,561 18,471 18,689 18,492 18,002
UNEMPLOYMENT 470 422 373 364 302 303 272 286 240 247 303 275 321
UNEMPL. RATE 2.5 2.3 2.0 2.0 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.3 1.3 1.6 1.5 1.8
LARAMIE CITY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 16,072 16,141 16,136 16,048 15,762 15,340 14,975 14,856 15,323 16,114 16,349 16,156 15,773
EMPLOYMENT 15,680 15,789 15,826 15,745 15,510 15,087 14,747 14,617 15,124 15,909 16,096 15,927 15,505
UNEMPLOYMENT 392 352 310 303 252 253 228 239 199 205 253 229 268
UNEMPL. RATE 2.4 2.2 1.9 1.9 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.3 1.3 1.5 1.4 1.7
BIG HORN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 5,686 5,638 5,672 5,742 5,800 5,785 5,662 5,674 5,847 5,987 6,034 5,992 5,793
EMPLOYMENT 5,262 5,223 5,225 5,380 5,423 5,410 5,301 5,356 5,564 5,714 5,689 5,624 5,431
UNEMPLOYMENT 424 415 447 362 377 375 361 318 283 273 345 368 362
UNEMPL. RATE 7.5 7.4 7.9 6.3 6.5 6.5 6.4 5.6 4.8 4.6 5.7 6.1 6.2
CAMPBELL COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 19,167 18,946 19,133 19,448 19,517 20,060 19,938 20,128 19,661 19,936 20,089 20,185 19,684
EMPLOYMENT 17,837 17,825 17,958 18,351 18,546 19,035 19,058 19,260 18,823 19,133 19,314 19,423 18,714
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,330 1,121 1,175 1,097 971 1,025 880 868 838 803 775 762 970
UNEMPL. RATE 6.9 5.9 6.1 5.6 5.0 5.1 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.0 3.9 3.8 4.9
CARBON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 8,245 8,300 8,271 8,312 8,486 8,752 8,397 8,403 8,623 8,475 8,407 8,211 8,407
EMPLOYMENT 7,599 7,706 7,719 7,877 8,083 8,372 8,080 8,092 8,302 8,129 8,031 7,828 7,985
UNEMPLOYMENT 646 594 552 435 403 380 317 311 321 346 376 383 422
UNEMPL. RATE 7.8 7.2 6.7 5.2 4.7 4.3 3.8 3.7 3.7 4.1 4.5 4.7 5.0
CONVERSE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 6,554 6,734 6,837 6,462 6,486 6,572 6,754 6,724 6,592 6,839 6,783 6,694 6,669
EMPLOYMENT 6,128 6,340 6,435 6,167 6,199 6,274 6,472 6,451 6,319 6,545 6,438 6,316 6,340
UNEMPLOYMENT 426 394 402 295 287 298 282 273 273 294 345 378 329
UNEMPL. RATE 6.5 5.9 5.9 4.6 4.4 4.5 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.3 5.1 5.6 4.9
CROOK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,995 2,986 2,920 2,982 3,056 3,248 3,115 3,127 3,068 3,049 3,222 3,057 3,069
EMPLOYMENT 2,768 2,788 2,740 2,826 2,936 3,116 3,010 3,025 2,969 2,931 3,060 2,891 2,922
UNEMPLOYMENT 227 198 180 156 120 132 105 102 99 118 162 166 147
UNEMPL. RATE 7.6 6.6 6.2 5.2 3.9 4.1 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.9 5.0 5.4 4.8
FREMONT COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 17,844 17,898 18,027 18,172 18,168 17,974 17,895 17,741 18,345 18,064 18,153 17,953 18,020
EMPLOYMENT 16,250 16,354 16,613 16,831 16,861 16,596 16,612 16,521 17,247 17,003 16,896 16,683 16,706
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,594 1,544 1,414 1,341 1,307 1,378 1,283 1,220 1,098 1,061 1,257 1,270 1,314
UNEMPL. RATE 8.9 8.6 7.8 7.4 7.2 7.7 7.2 6.9 6.0 5.9 6.9 7.1 7.3
GOSHEN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 6,516 6,523 6,481 6,590 6,474 6,545 6,367 6,280 6,310 6,771 6,903 6,670 6,536
EMPLOYMENT 6,112 6,179 6,173 6,388 6,289 6,320 6,149 6,066 6,128 6,598 6,726 6,507 6,303
UNEMPLOYMENT 404 344 308 202 185 225 218 214 182 173 177 163 233
UNEMPL. RATE 6.2 5.3 4.8 3.1 2.9 3.4 3.4 3.4 2.9 2.6 2.6 2.4 3.6
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,355 2,374 2,365 2,437 2,438 2,558 2,551 2,484 2,441 2,424 2,420 2,407 2,438
EMPLOYMENT 2,206 2,245 2,232 2,307 2,312 2,414 2,433 2,391 2,326 2,317 2,321 2,312 2,318
UNEMPLOYMENT 149 129 133 130 126 144 118 93 115 107 99 95 120
UNEMPL. RATE 6.3 5.4 5.6 5.3 5.2 5.6 4.6 3.7 4.7 4.4 4.1 3.9 4.9
JOHNSON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,611 3,672 3,686 3,877 4,004 4,208 4,110 4,068 3,998 4,029 3,958 3,796 3,918
EMPLOYMENT 3,441 3,507 3,534 3,749 3,893 4,083 3,988 3,952 3,897 3,918 3,834 3,664 3,788
UNEMPLOYMENT 170 165 152 128 111 125 122 116 101 111 124 132 130
UNEMPL. RATE 4.7 4.5 4.1 3.3 2.8 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.5 2.8 3.1 3.5 3.3
LINCOLN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 6,202 6,108 6,267 6,352 6,580 6,761 6,955 6,966 6,930 6,852 6,797 6,753 6,627
EMPLOYMENT 5,727 5,689 5,745 5,924 6,203 6,356 6,616 6,658 6,596 6,507 6,500 6,363 6,240
UNEMPLOYMENT 475 419 522 428 377 405 339 308 334 345 297 390 387
UNEMPL. RATE 7.7 6.9 8.3 6.7 5.7 6.0 4.9 4.4 4.8 5.0 4.4 5.8 5.8
NIOBRARA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 1,316 1,308 1,278 1,327 1,331 1,364 1,297 1,290 1,319 1,424 1,399 1,315 1,330
EMPLOYMENT 1,257 1,266 1,233 1,291 1,296 1,331 1,273 1,255 1,293 1,384 1,366 1,286 1,294
UNEMPLOYMENT 59 42 45 36 35 33 24 35 26 40 33 29 36
UNEMPL. RATE 4.5 3.2 3.5 2.7 2.6 2.4 1.9 2.7 2.0 2.8 2.4 2.2 2.7
PARK COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 14,246 14,307 14,362 14,414 15,622 17,332 17,450 16,970 15,794 15,345 14,745 14,221 15,401
EMPLOYMENT 13,408 13,535 13,612 13,685 14,935 16,649 16,839 16,403 15,262 14,761 14,058 13,555 14,725
UNEMPLOYMENT 838 772 750 729 687 683 611 567 532 584 687 666 676
UNEMPL. RATE 5.9 5.4 5.2 5.1 4.4 3.9 3.5 3.3 3.4 3.8 4.7 4.7 4.4
PLATTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 4,531 4,507 4,565 4,562 4,856 4,764 4,733 4,523 4,748 4,823 4,773 4,533 4,660
EMPLOYMENT 4,251 4,253 4,332 4,369 4,690 4,582 4,540 4,333 4,577 4,669 4,590 4,357 4,462
UNEMPLOYMENT 280 254 233 193 166 182 193 190 171 154 183 176 198
UNEMPL. RATE 6.2 5.6 5.1 4.2 3.4 3.8 4.1 4.2 3.6 3.2 3.8 3.9 4.2
SHERIDAN COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 13,467 13,487 13,658 13,670 13,619 14,153 13,905 13,765 13,701 13,748 13,755 13,758 13,724
EMPLOYMENT 12,564 12,633 12,773 13,025 13,022 13,540 13,381 13,273 13,187 13,271 13,204 13,137 13,084
UNEMPLOYMENT 903 854 885 645 597 613 524 492 514 477 551 621 640
UNEMPL. RATE 6.7 6.3 6.5 4.7 4.4 4.3 3.8 3.6 3.8 3.5 4.0 4.5 4.7
SUBLETTE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 2,977 2,926 2,991 2,957 3,074 3,354 3,480 3,410 3,287 3,193 3,111 3,031 3,149
EMPLOYMENT 2,840 2,782 2,819 2,790 2,937 3,227 3,384 3,319 3,215 3,131 3,048 2,955 3,037
UNEMPLOYMENT 137 144 172 167 137 127 96 91 72 62 63 76 112
UNEMPL. RATE 4.6 4.9 5.8 5.6 4.5 3.8 2.8 2.7 2.2 1.9 2.0 2.5 3.6
SWEETWATER COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 20,828 20,703 21,004 20,712 20,655 20,795 20,319 20,338 20,602 20,687 20,677 20,658 20,664
EMPLOYMENT 19,349 19,205 19,493 19,534 19,429 19,473 19,205 19,259 19,586 19,563 19,565 19,540 19,433
UNEMPLOYMENT 1,479 1,498 1,511 1,178 1,226 1,322 1,114 1,079 1,016 1,124 1,112 1,118 1,231
UNEMPL. RATE 7.1 7.2 7.2 5.7 5.9 6.4 5.5 5.3 4.9 5.4 5.4 5.4 6.0
TETON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 10,389 10,529 10,449 10,423 10,835 13,200 14,553 14,392 12,656 11,330 10,269 11,080 11,675
EMPLOYMENT 10,159 10,267 10,245 9,986 10,528 13,010 14,410 14,234 12,509 11,117 9,803 10,825 11,424
UNEMPLOYMENT 230 262 204 437 307 190 143 158 147 213 466 255 251
UNEMPL. RATE 2.2 2.5 2.0 4.2 2.8 1.4 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.9 4.5 2.3 2.1
UINTA COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 10,373 10,345 10,411 10,455 10,506 11,057 10,720 10,586 10,436 10,450 10,534 10,470 10,528
EMPLOYMENT 9,563 9,477 9,602 9,749 9,819 10,286 10,038 9,946 9,804 9,805 9,922 9,930 9,828
UNEMPLOYMENT 810 868 809 706 687 771 682 640 632 645 612 540 700
UNEMPL. RATE 7.8 8.4 7.8 6.8 6.5 7.0 6.4 6.0 6.1 6.2 5.8 5.2 6.6
WASHAKIE COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 5,055 4,920 4,928 4,910 4,838 4,657 4,750 4,750 4,817 5,062 5,038 4,963 4,891
EMPLOYMENT 4,757 4,591 4,512 4,556 4,476 4,312 4,436 4,467 4,546 4,843 4,814 4,744 4,588
UNEMPLOYMENT 298 329 416 354 362 345 314 283 271 219 224 219 303
UNEMPL. RATE 5.9 6.7 8.4 7.2 7.5 7.4 6.6 6.0 5.6 4.3 4.4 4.4 6.2
WESTON COUNTY ANNUAL
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVERAGE
LABOR FORCE 3,344 3,408 3,386 3,374 3,391 3,415 3,254 3,225 3,377 3,398 3,448 3,387 3,367
EMPLOYMENT 3,098 3,158 3,150 3,171 3,223 3,245 3,119 3,094 3,230 3,270 3,301 3,226 3,190
UNEMPLOYMENT 246 250 236 203 168 170 135 131 147 128 147 161 177
UNEMPL. RATE 7.4 7.3 7.0 6.0 5.0 5.0 4.1 4.1 4.4 3.8 4.3 4.8 5.3
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