Copyright 2005 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning
WYOMING LABOR FORCE TRENDS
Vol. 42 No. 1

Wyoming County Unemployment Rates
by: Brad Payne, Senior Economist

    Wyoming's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 3.8 percent in October to 3.5 percent in November.

 

Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
REGION Nov Oct Nov Nov Oct Nov Nov Oct Nov Nov Oct Nov
County 2004 2004 2003 2004 2004 2003 2004 2004 2003 2004 2004 2003
(p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b)
                               
                               
NORTHWEST 46,834 47,980 47,302 45,077 46,235 45,048 1,757 1,745 2,254 3.8 3.6 4.8
Big Horn 5,943 6,103 5,909 5,726 5,878 5,690 217 225 219 3.7 3.7 3.7
Fremont 18,710 18,906 19,077 17,909 18,070 17,971 801 836 1,106 4.3 4.4 5.8
Hot Springs 2,178 2,206 2,276 2,135 2,156 2,202 43 50 74 2.0 2.3 3.3
Park 15,365 16,066 15,388 14,804 15,582 14,674 561 484 714 3.7 3.0 4.6
Washakie 4,638 4,699 4,652 4,503 4,549 4,511 135 150 141 2.9 3.2 3.0
                               
NORTHEAST 48,613 48,974 48,414 47,268 47,599 46,749 1,345 1,375 1,665 2.8 2.8 3.4
Campbell 23,282 23,324 23,067 22,653 22,647 22,316 629 677 751 2.7 2.9 3.3
Crook 3,068 3,161 3,028 2,967 3,047 2,894 101 114 134 3.3 3.6 4.4
Johnson 4,135 4,283 4,064 4,050 4,210 3,956 85 73 108 2.1 1.7 2.7
Sheridan 14,911 14,939 15,002 14,478 14,528 14,431 433 411 571 2.9 2.8 3.8
Weston 3,217 3,267 3,253 3,120 3,167 3,152 97 100 101 3.0 3.1 3.1
                               
SOUTHWEST 55,625 56,524 55,457 53,677 54,707 52,989 1,948 1,817 2,468 3.5 3.2 4.5
Lincoln 7,770 7,896 7,567 7,478 7,612 7,205 292 284 362 3.8 3.6 4.8
Sublette 4,014 4,184 3,837 3,952 4,118 3,731 62 66 106 1.5 1.6 2.8
Sweetwater 21,252 21,281 21,192 20,701 20,645 20,411 551 636 781 2.6 3.0 3.7
Teton 11,080 11,643 11,198 10,451 11,239 10,511 629 404 687 5.7 3.5 6.1
Uinta 11,509 11,520 11,663 11,095 11,093 11,131 414 427 532 3.6 3.7 4.6
                               
SOUTHEAST 76,648 76,423 77,148 74,056 73,681 74,471 2,592 2,742 2,677 3.4 3.6 3.5
Albany 20,200 19,871 20,574 19,879 19,542 20,180 321 329 394 1.6 1.7 1.9
Goshen 6,470 6,557 6,406 6,277 6,359 6,238 193 198 168 3.0 3.0 2.6
Laramie 44,464 44,299 44,655 42,624 42,288 42,828 1,840 2,011 1,827 4.1 4.5 4.1
Niobrara 1,185 1,242 1,158 1,152 1,217 1,112 33 25 46 2.8 2.0 4.0
Platte 4,329 4,454 4,355 4,124 4,275 4,113 205 179 242 4.7 4.0 5.6
                               
CENTRAL 51,343 51,679 52,150 49,679 49,891 49,710 1,664 1,788 2,440 3.2 3.5 4.7
Carbon 7,811 8,057 8,155 7,581 7,789 7,703 230 268 452 2.9 3.3 5.5
Converse 6,505 6,634 6,563 6,259 6,398 6,275 246 236 288 3.8 3.6 4.4
Natrona 37,027 36,988 37,432 35,839 35,704 35,732 1,188 1,284 1,700 3.2 3.5 4.5
                               
STATEWIDE 279,065 281,583 280,470 269,758 272,115 268,966 9,307 9,468 11,504 3.3 3.4 4.1
Statewide Seasonally Adjusted ............................................................................... ............................................................... 3.5 3.8 4.3
U.S.............. ................................................................................ .................................................................................................... 5.2 5.1 5.6
U.S. Seasonally Adjusted......................................................................... ................................................................................. 5.4 5.5 5.9
Prepared in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Benchmarked 03/04. Run Date 12/04.
Data are not seasonally adjusted except where otherwise specified.
(p) Preliminary. (r) Revised. (b) Benchmarked.
NOTE: The Current Population Survey (CPS) estimated the 2003 annual average Wyoming unemployment rate at 4.4 percent.
The 90 percent confidence interval for this estimate suggests that in 9 of 10 cases, the interval 3.9 to 4.9 percent would contain the actual rate.

 

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