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"Labor Market Information (LMI) is an applied science; it is the systematic collection and analysis of data which describes and predicts the relationship between labor demand and supply." The States' Labor Market Information Review, ICESA, 1995, p. 7.

2021 Wyoming Workforce Annual Report

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Local Area Unemployment Statistics


Table: Casper Metropolitan Statistical Area Labor Force, Employment, and Unemployment, 1990-2021 (Seasonally Adjusted)
Year Month Value Month Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
1990 01 Jan 32,029 30,140 1,889 5.9
1990 02 Feb 32,034 30,144 1,890 5.9
1990 03 Mar 32,045 30,168 1,877 5.9
1990 04 Apr 32,055 30,207 1,848 5.8
1990 05 May 32,060 30,237 1,823 5.7
1990 06 Jun 32,061 30,247 1,814 5.7
1990 07 Jul 32,043 30,224 1,819 5.7
1990 08 Aug 32,026 30,188 1,838 5.7
1990 09 Sep 32,019 30,160 1,859 5.8
1990 10 Oct 32,019 30,145 1,874 5.9
1990 11 Nov 32,021 30,138 1,883 5.9
1990 12 Dec 32,009 30,125 1,884 5.9
1991 01 Jan 31,981 30,101 1,880 5.9
1991 02 Feb 31,937 30,060 1,877 5.9
1991 03 Mar 31,865 29,988 1,877 5.9
1991 04 Apr 31,758 29,885 1,873 5.9
1991 05 May 31,631 29,770 1,861 5.9
1991 06 Jun 31,508 29,663 1,845 5.9
1991 07 Jul 31,417 29,581 1,836 5.8
1991 08 Aug 31,370 29,525 1,845 5.9
1991 09 Sep 31,357 29,477 1,880 6.0
1991 10 Oct 31,357 29,416 1,941 6.2
1991 11 Nov 32,226 30,220 2,006 6.2
1991 12 Dec 31,894 29,836 2,058 6.5
1992 01 Jan 31,630 29,528 2,102 6.6
1992 02 Feb 31,449 29,305 2,144 6.8
1992 03 Mar 31,341 29,157 2,184 7.0
1992 04 Apr 31,274 29,057 2,217 7.1
1992 05 May 31,223 28,987 2,236 7.2
1992 06 Jun 31,186 28,944 2,242 7.2
1992 07 Jul 31,146 28,907 2,239 7.2
1992 08 Aug 31,103 28,873 2,230 7.2
1992 09 Sep 31,085 28,863 2,222 7.1
1992 10 Oct 31,119 28,890 2,229 7.2
1992 11 Nov 31,204 28,946 2,258 7.2
1992 12 Dec 31,312 29,015 2,297 7.3
1993 01 Jan 31,394 29,079 2,315 7.4
1993 02 Feb 31,430 29,128 2,302 7.3
1993 03 Mar 31,476 29,196 2,280 7.2
1993 04 Apr 31,569 29,303 2,266 7.2
1993 05 May 31,689 29,425 2,264 7.1
1993 06 Jun 31,830 29,552 2,278 7.2
1993 07 Jul 31,980 29,679 2,301 7.2
1993 08 Aug 32,109 29,787 2,322 7.2
1993 09 Sep 32,181 29,854 2,327 7.2
1993 10 Oct 32,195 29,880 2,315 7.2
1993 11 Nov 32,171 29,879 2,292 7.1
1993 12 Dec 32,133 29,868 2,265 7.0
1994 01 Jan 32,087 29,848 2,239 7.0
1994 02 Feb 32,024 29,816 2,208 6.9
1994 03 Mar 31,945 29,781 2,164 6.8
1994 04 Apr 31,875 29,761 2,114 6.6
1994 05 May 31,841 29,783 2,058 6.5
1994 06 Jun 31,849 29,857 1,992 6.3
1994 07 Jul 31,900 29,981 1,919 6.0
1994 08 Aug 31,982 30,140 1,842 5.8
1994 09 Sep 32,076 30,302 1,774 5.5
1994 10 Oct 32,149 30,431 1,718 5.3
1994 11 Nov 32,192 30,512 1,680 5.2
1994 12 Dec 32,217 30,548 1,669 5.2
1995 01 Jan 32,241 30,555 1,686 5.2
1995 02 Feb 32,284 30,567 1,717 5.3
1995 03 Mar 32,340 30,597 1,743 5.4
1995 04 Apr 32,401 30,643 1,758 5.4
1995 05 May 32,465 30,697 1,768 5.4
1995 06 Jun 32,530 30,744 1,786 5.5
1995 07 Jul 32,591 30,770 1,821 5.6
1995 08 Aug 32,643 30,768 1,875 5.7
1995 09 Sep 32,670 30,738 1,932 5.9
1995 10 Oct 32,669 30,689 1,980 6.1
1995 11 Nov 32,644 30,623 2,021 6.2
1995 12 Dec 32,605 30,550 2,055 6.3
1996 01 Jan 32,567 30,491 2,076 6.4
1996 02 Feb 32,537 30,452 2,085 6.4
1996 03 Mar 32,514 30,428 2,086 6.4
1996 04 Apr 32,514 30,432 2,082 6.4
1996 05 May 32,530 30,459 2,071 6.4
1996 06 Jun 32,544 30,490 2,054 6.3
1996 07 Jul 32,552 30,511 2,041 6.3
1996 08 Aug 32,565 30,526 2,039 6.3
1996 09 Sep 32,594 30,551 2,043 6.3
1996 10 Oct 32,641 30,595 2,046 6.3
1996 11 Nov 32,710 30,673 2,037 6.2
1996 12 Dec 32,802 30,788 2,014 6.1
1997 01 Jan 32,895 30,910 1,985 6.0
1997 02 Feb 32,982 31,022 1,960 5.9
1997 03 Mar 33,049 31,112 1,937 5.9
1997 04 Apr 33,074 31,155 1,919 5.8
1997 05 May 33,048 31,146 1,902 5.8
1997 06 Jun 32,991 31,114 1,877 5.7
1997 07 Jul 32,930 31,092 1,838 5.6
1997 08 Aug 32,897 31,104 1,793 5.5
1997 09 Sep 32,909 31,156 1,753 5.3
1997 10 Oct 32,964 31,238 1,726 5.2
1997 11 Nov 33,040 31,327 1,713 5.2
1997 12 Dec 33,113 31,405 1,708 5.2
1998 01 Jan 33,184 31,476 1,708 5.1
1998 02 Feb 33,247 31,537 1,710 5.1
1998 03 Mar 33,302 31,587 1,715 5.1
1998 04 Apr 33,362 31,635 1,727 5.2
1998 05 May 33,435 31,682 1,753 5.2
1998 06 Jun 33,516 31,717 1,799 5.4
1998 07 Jul 33,580 31,726 1,854 5.5
1998 08 Aug 33,607 31,710 1,897 5.6
1998 09 Sep 33,607 31,688 1,919 5.7
1998 10 Oct 33,598 31,688 1,910 5.7
1998 11 Nov 33,605 31,729 1,876 5.6
1998 12 Dec 33,636 31,802 1,834 5.5
1999 01 Jan 33,687 31,883 1,804 5.4
1999 02 Feb 33,752 31,954 1,798 5.3
1999 03 Mar 33,826 32,009 1,817 5.4
1999 04 Apr 33,906 32,055 1,851 5.5
1999 05 May 33,984 32,101 1,883 5.5
1999 06 Jun 34,042 32,145 1,897 5.6
1999 07 Jul 34,079 32,198 1,881 5.5
1999 08 Aug 34,091 32,251 1,840 5.4
1999 09 Sep 34,087 32,296 1,791 5.3
1999 10 Oct 34,070 32,318 1,752 5.1
1999 11 Nov 34,053 32,311 1,742 5.1
1999 12 Dec 34,049 32,303 1,746 5.1
2000 01 Jan 36,248 34,790 1,458 4.0
2000 02 Feb 36,251 34,790 1,461 4.0
2000 03 Mar 36,258 34,803 1,455 4.0
2000 04 Apr 36,264 34,839 1,425 3.9
2000 05 May 36,254 34,867 1,387 3.8
2000 06 Jun 36,238 34,884 1,354 3.7
2000 07 Jul 36,239 34,903 1,336 3.7
2000 08 Aug 36,282 34,949 1,333 3.7
2000 09 Sep 36,372 35,034 1,338 3.7
2000 10 Oct 36,509 35,165 1,344 3.7
2000 11 Nov 36,683 35,330 1,353 3.7
2000 12 Dec 36,852 35,490 1,362 3.7
2001 01 Jan 36,987 35,620 1,367 3.7
2001 02 Feb 37,077 35,706 1,371 3.7
2001 03 Mar 37,111 35,739 1,372 3.7
2001 04 Apr 37,101 35,731 1,370 3.7
2001 05 May 37,061 35,694 1,367 3.7
2001 06 Jun 36,997 35,636 1,361 3.7
2001 07 Jul 36,920 35,567 1,353 3.7
2001 08 Aug 36,848 35,499 1,349 3.7
2001 09 Sep 36,800 35,449 1,351 3.7
2001 10 Oct 36,811 35,454 1,357 3.7
2001 11 Nov 36,896 35,524 1,372 3.7
2001 12 Dec 37,041 35,637 1,404 3.8
2002 01 Jan 37,204 35,758 1,446 3.9
2002 02 Feb 37,339 35,852 1,487 4.0
2002 03 Mar 37,415 35,901 1,514 4.0
2002 04 Apr 37,421 35,903 1,518 4.1
2002 05 May 37,381 35,879 1,502 4.0
2002 06 Jun 37,337 35,864 1,473 3.9
2002 07 Jul 37,326 35,876 1,450 3.9
2002 08 Aug 37,363 35,916 1,447 3.9
2002 09 Sep 37,436 35,965 1,471 3.9
2002 10 Oct 37,505 35,986 1,519 4.1
2002 11 Nov 37,557 35,984 1,573 4.2
2002 12 Dec 37,604 35,985 1,619 4.3
2003 01 Jan 37,663 36,010 1,653 4.4
2003 02 Feb 37,758 36,085 1,673 4.4
2003 03 Mar 37,893 36,209 1,684 4.4
2003 04 Apr 38,035 36,344 1,691 4.4
2003 05 May 38,155 36,458 1,697 4.4
2003 06 Jun 38,227 36,526 1,701 4.4
2003 07 Jul 38,263 36,561 1,702 4.4
2003 08 Aug 38,282 36,587 1,695 4.4
2003 09 Sep 38,307 36,628 1,679 4.4
2003 10 Oct 38,346 36,690 1,656 4.3
2003 11 Nov 38,397 36,769 1,628 4.2
2003 12 Dec 38,443 36,849 1,594 4.1
2004 01 Jan 38,455 36,901 1,554 4.0
2004 02 Feb 38,439 36,923 1,516 3.9
2004 03 Mar 38,434 36,955 1,479 3.8
2004 04 Apr 38,486 37,040 1,446 3.8
2004 05 May 38,612 37,190 1,422 3.7
2004 06 Jun 38,793 37,385 1,408 3.6
2004 07 Jul 38,993 37,593 1,400 3.6
2004 08 Aug 39,165 37,770 1,395 3.6
2004 09 Sep 39,281 37,890 1,391 3.5
2004 10 Oct 39,334 37,949 1,385 3.5
2004 11 Nov 39,333 37,961 1,372 3.5
2004 12 Dec 39,304 37,948 1,356 3.5
2005 01 Jan 39,277 37,935 1,342 3.4
2005 02 Feb 39,256 37,921 1,335 3.4
2005 03 Mar 39,238 37,900 1,338 3.4
2005 04 Apr 39,227 37,882 1,345 3.4
2005 05 May 39,250 37,898 1,352 3.4
2005 06 Jun 39,325 37,967 1,358 3.5
2005 07 Jul 39,442 38,077 1,365 3.5
2005 08 Aug 39,579 38,212 1,367 3.5
2005 09 Sep 39,707 38,348 1,359 3.4
2005 10 Oct 39,801 38,460 1,341 3.4
2005 11 Nov 39,857 38,543 1,314 3.3
2005 12 Dec 39,895 38,616 1,279 3.2
2006 01 Jan 39,931 38,695 1,236 3.1
2006 02 Feb 39,980 38,788 1,192 3.0
2006 03 Mar 40,063 38,905 1,158 2.9
2006 04 Apr 40,164 39,025 1,139 2.8
2006 05 May 40,253 39,120 1,133 2.8
2006 06 Jun 40,314 39,178 1,136 2.8
2006 07 Jul 40,351 39,212 1,139 2.8
2006 08 Aug 40,382 39,245 1,137 2.8
2006 09 Sep 40,418 39,289 1,129 2.8
2006 10 Oct 40,469 39,358 1,111 2.7
2006 11 Nov 40,528 39,443 1,085 2.7
2006 12 Dec 40,580 39,521 1,059 2.6
2007 01 Jan 40,613 39,577 1,036 2.6
2007 02 Feb 40,628 39,603 1,025 2.5
2007 03 Mar 40,627 39,600 1,027 2.5
2007 04 Apr 40,616 39,580 1,036 2.6
2007 05 May 40,602 39,556 1,046 2.6
2007 06 Jun 40,578 39,531 1,047 2.6
2007 07 Jul 40,541 39,508 1,033 2.5
2007 08 Aug 40,500 39,496 1,004 2.5
2007 09 Sep 40,463 39,502 961 2.4
2007 10 Oct 40,432 39,519 913 2.3
2007 11 Nov 40,404 39,535 869 2.2
2007 12 Dec 40,387 39,555 832 2.1
2008 01 Jan 40,702 39,588 1,114 2.7
2008 02 Feb 40,719 39,628 1,091 2.7
2008 03 Mar 40,754 39,672 1,082 2.7
2008 04 Apr 40,818 39,730 1,088 2.7
2008 05 May 40,929 39,831 1,098 2.7
2008 06 Jun 41,083 39,977 1,106 2.7
2008 07 Jul 41,263 40,154 1,109 2.7
2008 08 Aug 41,436 40,326 1,110 2.7
2008 09 Sep 41,554 40,441 1,113 2.7
2008 10 Oct 41,569 40,455 1,114 2.7
2008 11 Nov 41,458 40,337 1,121 2.7
2008 12 Dec 41,225 40,086 1,139 2.8
2009 01 Jan 41,256 39,746 1,510 3.7
2009 02 Feb 41,325 39,398 1,927 4.7
2009 03 Mar 41,395 39,111 2,284 5.5
2009 04 Apr 41,464 38,904 2,560 6.2
2009 05 May 41,522 38,759 2,763 6.7
2009 06 Jun 41,539 38,640 2,899 7.0
2009 07 Jul 41,493 38,508 2,985 7.2
2009 08 Aug 41,378 38,340 3,038 7.3
2009 09 Sep 41,230 38,149 3,081 7.5
2009 10 Oct 41,073 37,941 3,132 7.6
2009 11 Nov 40,906 37,731 3,175 7.8
2009 12 Dec 40,755 37,554 3,201 7.9
2010 01 Jan 39,621 36,321 3,300 8.3
2010 02 Feb 39,583 36,303 3,280 8.3
2010 03 Mar 39,600 36,393 3,207 8.1
2010 04 Apr 39,679 36,578 3,101 7.8
2010 05 May 39,783 36,795 2,988 7.5
2010 06 Jun 39,867 36,970 2,897 7.3
2010 07 Jul 39,892 37,052 2,840 7.1
2010 08 Aug 39,845 37,034 2,811 7.1
2010 09 Sep 39,770 36,957 2,813 7.1
2010 10 Oct 39,722 36,885 2,837 7.1
2010 11 Nov 39,733 36,864 2,869 7.2
2010 12 Dec 39,812 36,924 2,888 7.3
2011 01 Jan 39,947 37,068 2,879 7.2
2011 02 Feb 40,099 37,261 2,838 7.1
2011 03 Mar 40,222 37,457 2,765 6.9
2011 04 Apr 40,320 37,646 2,674 6.6
2011 05 May 40,424 37,834 2,590 6.4
2011 06 Jun 40,549 38,018 2,531 6.2
2011 07 Jul 40,682 38,177 2,505 6.2
2011 08 Aug 40,806 38,298 2,508 6.1
2011 09 Sep 40,912 38,392 2,520 6.2
2011 10 Oct 41,015 38,492 2,523 6.2
2011 11 Nov 41,117 38,614 2,503 6.1
2011 12 Dec 41,213 38,756 2,457 6.0
2012 01 Jan 41,308 38,918 2,390 5.8
2012 02 Feb 41,407 39,092 2,315 5.6
2012 03 Mar 41,512 39,260 2,252 5.4
2012 04 Apr 41,621 39,410 2,211 5.3
2012 05 May 41,741 39,548 2,193 5.3
2012 06 Jun 41,878 39,685 2,193 5.2
2012 07 Jul 42,016 39,822 2,194 5.2
2012 08 Aug 42,145 39,960 2,185 5.2
2012 09 Sep 42,247 40,084 2,163 5.1
2012 10 Oct 42,308 40,182 2,126 5.0
2012 11 Nov 42,330 40,248 2,082 4.9
2012 12 Dec 42,334 40,292 2,042 4.8
2013 01 Jan 42,340 40,331 2,009 4.7
2013 02 Feb 42,372 40,389 1,983 4.7
2013 03 Mar 42,434 40,471 1,963 4.6
2013 04 Apr 42,515 40,572 1,943 4.6
2013 05 May 42,592 40,664 1,928 4.5
2013 06 Jun 42,636 40,717 1,919 4.5
2013 07 Jul 42,641 40,721 1,920 4.5
2013 08 Aug 42,593 40,669 1,924 4.5
2013 09 Sep 42,505 40,579 1,926 4.5
2013 10 Oct 42,420 40,489 1,931 4.6
2013 11 Nov 42,373 40,441 1,932 4.6
2013 12 Dec 42,379 40,457 1,922 4.5
2014 01 Jan 42,429 40,528 1,901 4.5
2014 02 Feb 42,518 40,647 1,871 4.4
2014 03 Mar 42,623 40,780 1,843 4.3
2014 04 Apr 42,728 40,901 1,827 4.3
2014 05 May 42,816 40,996 1,820 4.3
2014 06 Jun 42,886 41,067 1,819 4.2
2014 07 Jul 42,944 41,119 1,825 4.2
2014 08 Aug 43,002 41,166 1,836 4.3
2014 09 Sep 43,072 41,229 1,843 4.3
2014 10 Oct 43,163 41,320 1,843 4.3
2014 11 Nov 43,273 41,431 1,842 4.3
2014 12 Dec 42,937 41,525 1,412 3.3
2015 01 Jan 43,145 41,555 1,590 3.7
2015 02 Feb 43,228 41,475 1,753 4.1
2015 03 Mar 43,165 41,269 1,896 4.4
2015 04 Apr 42,974 40,963 2,011 4.7
2015 05 May 42,702 40,613 2,089 4.9
2015 06 Jun 42,421 40,289 2,132 5.0
2015 07 Jul 42,186 40,047 2,139 5.1
2015 08 Aug 42,032 39,904 2,128 5.1
2015 09 Sep 41,955 39,825 2,130 5.1
2015 10 Oct 41,931 39,759 2,172 5.2
2015 11 Nov 41,938 39,663 2,275 5.4
2015 12 Dec 41,963 39,519 2,444 5.8
2016 01 Jan 41,979 39,325 2,654 6.3
2016 02 Feb 41,954 39,081 2,873 6.8
2016 03 Mar 41,864 38,809 3,055 7.3
2016 04 Apr 41,698 38,534 3,164 7.6
2016 05 May 41,455 38,267 3,188 7.7
2016 06 Jun 41,146 38,016 3,130 7.6
2016 07 Jul 40,822 37,796 3,026 7.4
2016 08 Aug 40,538 37,613 2,925 7.2
2016 09 Sep 40,323 37,473 2,850 7.1
2016 10 Oct 40,188 37,385 2,803 7.0
2016 11 Nov 40,110 37,355 2,755 6.9
2016 12 Dec 40,055 37,373 2,682 6.7
2017 01 Jan 40,000 37,426 2,574 6.4
2017 02 Feb 39,926 37,487 2,439 6.1
2017 03 Mar 39,822 37,521 2,301 5.8
2017 04 Apr 39,709 37,525 2,184 5.5
2017 05 May 39,616 37,514 2,102 5.3
2017 06 Jun 39,562 37,503 2,059 5.2
2017 07 Jul 39,544 37,501 2,043 5.2
2017 08 Aug 39,544 37,512 2,032 5.1
2017 09 Sep 39,554 37,529 2,025 5.1
2017 10 Oct 39,549 37,533 2,016 5.1
2017 11 Nov 39,519 37,517 2,002 5.1
2017 12 Dec 39,487 37,507 1,980 5.0
2018 01 Jan 39,473 37,521 1,952 4.9
2018 02 Feb 39,493 37,574 1,919 4.9
2018 03 Mar 39,540 37,655 1,885 4.8
2018 04 Apr 39,564 37,710 1,854 4.7
2018 05 May 39,550 37,715 1,835 4.6
2018 06 Jun 39,511 37,680 1,831 4.6
2018 07 Jul 39,453 37,619 1,834 4.6
2018 08 Aug 39,387 37,555 1,832 4.7
2018 09 Sep 39,339 37,526 1,813 4.6
2018 10 Oct 39,335 37,561 1,774 4.5
2018 11 Nov 39,389 37,667 1,722 4.4
2018 12 Dec 39,484 37,823 1,661 4.2
2019 01 Jan 39,599 38,000 1,599 4.0
2019 02 Feb 39,721 38,174 1,547 3.9
2019 03 Mar 39,837 38,320 1,517 3.8
2019 04 Apr 39,940 38,428 1,512 3.8
2019 05 May 40,019 38,493 1,526 3.8
2019 06 Jun 40,079 38,527 1,552 3.9
2019 07 Jul 40,145 38,558 1,587 4.0
2019 08 Aug 40,228 38,603 1,625 4.0
2019 09 Sep 40,330 38,662 1,668 4.1
2019 10 Oct 40,433 38,714 1,719 4.3
2019 11 Nov 40,512 38,731 1,781 4.4
2019 12 Dec 40,539 38,680 1,859 4.6
2020 01 Jan 40,501 38,554 1,947 4.8
2020 02 Feb 40,418 38,381 2,037 5.0
2020 03 Mar 40,908 38,211 2,697 6.6
2020 04 Apr 39,117 36,337 2,780 7.1
2020 05 May 41,069 36,300 4,769 11.6
2020 06 Jun 40,593 36,344 4,249 10.5
2020 07 Jul 40,319 36,440 3,879 9.6
2020 08 Aug 40,478 37,194 3,284 8.1
2020 09 Sep 39,984 36,578 3,406 8.5
2020 10 Oct 39,255 36,547 2,708 6.9
2020 11 Nov 39,204 36,463 2,741 7.0
2020 12 Dec 39,103 36,365 2,738 7.0
2021 01 Jan 38,996 36,290 2,706 6.9
2021 02 Feb 39,351 36,260 3,091 7.9
2021 03 Mar 39,179 36,288 2,891 7.4
2021 04 Apr 39,087 36,365 2,722 7.0
2021 05 May 39,034 36,460 2,574 6.6
2021 06 Jun 39,002 36,559 2,443 6.3
2021 07 Jul 38,992 36,684 2,308 5.9
2021 08 Aug 38,989 36,821 2,168 5.6
2021 09 Sep 38,990 36,959 2,031 5.2
2021 10 Oct 38,996 37,072 1,924 4.9
2021 11 Nov 38,993 37,092 1,901 4.9
2021 12 Dec 38,989 37,081 1,908 4.9
Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics. 
Prepared by D. Bullard and M. Moore, Research & Planning, WY DWS, 6/1/22.