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Local Area Unemployment Statistics


Table: 2024 Wyoming Preliminary Labor Force Estimates
Wyoming
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 291,808 291,726 292,755 292,218 292,127
Employment 278,054 281,233 283,018 283,966 281,568
Unemployment 13,754 10,493 9,737 8,252 10,559
Unemployment Rate 4.7 3.6 3.3 2.8 3.6
Natrona County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 39,817 39,333 39,407 39,317 39,469
Employment 37,837 37,831 38,008 38,140 37,954
Unemployment 1,980 1,502 1,399 1,177 1,515
Unemployment Rate 5.0 3.8 3.6 3.0 3.9
Casper City
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 29,177 28,746 28,799 28,752 28,869
Employment 27,737 27,673 27,803 27,899 27,778
Unemployment 1,440 1,073 996 853 1,091
Unemployment Rate 4.9 3.7 3.5 3.0 3.8
Laramie County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 49,666 48,945 48,843 48,771 49,056
Employment 47,444 47,124 47,196 47,365 47,282
Unemployment 2,222 1,821 1,647 1,406 1,774
Unemployment Rate 4.5 3.7 3.4 2.9 3.6
Cheyenne City
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 32,106 31,558 31,489 31,447 31,650
Employment 30,661 30,360 30,406 30,515 30,486
Unemployment 1,445 1,198 1,083 932 1,165
Unemployment Rate 4.5 3.8 3.4 3.0 3.7
Albany County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 20,025 22,111 22,159 22,124 21,605
Employment 19,265 21,446 21,521 21,595 20,957
Unemployment 760 665 638 529 648
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.0 2.9 2.4 3.0
Laramie City
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 16,672 18,395 18,435 18,412 17,979
Employment 16,073 17,834 17,896 17,958 17,440
Unemployment 599 561 539 454 538
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.0 2.9 2.5 3.0
Big Horn County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 5,056 4,915 4,998 5,195 5,041
Employment 4,746 4,700 4,776 5,020 4,811
Unemployment 310 215 222 175 231
Unemployment Rate 6.1 4.4 4.4 3.4 4.6
Campbell County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 23,130 23,383 23,498 23,618 23,407
Employment 22,154 22,592 22,770 22,959 22,619
Unemployment 976 791 728 659 789
Unemployment Rate 4.2 3.4 3.1 2.8 3.4
Gillette City
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 15,668 15,804 15,876 15,953 15,825
Employment 14,957 15,233 15,353 15,480 15,256
Unemployment 711 571 523 473 570
Unemployment Rate 4.5 3.6 3.3 3.0 3.6
Carbon County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 7,558 6,789 6,833 6,893 7,018
Employment 7,187 6,540 6,592 6,698 6,754
Unemployment 371 249 241 195 264
Unemployment Rate 4.9 3.7 3.5 2.8 3.7
Converse County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 8,142 7,537 7,564 7,666 7,727
Employment 7,857 7,314 7,349 7,495 7,504
Unemployment 285 223 215 171 224
Unemployment Rate 3.5 3.0 2.8 2.2 2.9
Crook County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 3,667 3,687 3,718 3,913 3,746
Employment 3,519 3,574 3,609 3,824 3,632
Unemployment 148 113 109 89 115
Unemployment Rate 4.0 3.1 2.9 2.3 3.1
Fremont County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 18,819 18,851 19,010 19,061 18,935
Employment 17,653 18,051 18,280 18,475 18,115
Unemployment 1,166 800 730 586 821
Unemployment Rate 6.2 4.2 3.8 3.1 4.3
Goshen County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 6,572 6,235 6,281 6,446 6,384
Employment 6,328 6,035 6,105 6,289 6,189
Unemployment 244 200 176 157 194
Unemployment Rate 3.7 3.2 2.8 2.4 3.0
Hot Springs County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 2,207 2,305 2,310 2,255 2,269
Employment 2,107 2,223 2,236 2,194 2,190
Unemployment 100 82 74 61 79
Unemployment Rate 4.5 3.6 3.2 2.7 3.5
Johnson County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 4,170 4,160 4,196 4,253 4,195
Employment 3,935 4,007 4,049 4,132 4,031
Unemployment 235 153 147 121 164
Unemployment Rate 5.6 3.7 3.5 2.8 3.9
Lincoln County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 8,930 9,686 9,732 9,665 9,503
Employment 8,493 9,324 9,395 9,376 9,147
Unemployment 437 362 337 289 356
Unemployment Rate 4.9 3.7 3.5 3.0 3.8
Niobrara County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 1,267 1,101 1,120 1,178 1,167
Employment 1,227 1,069 1,090 1,151 1,134
Unemployment 40 32 30 27 32
Unemployment Rate 3.2 2.9 2.7 2.3 2.8
Park County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 14,572 14,828 14,912 15,153 14,866
Employment 13,675 14,228 14,350 14,710 14,241
Unemployment 897 600 562 443 626
Unemployment Rate 6.2 4.0 3.8 2.9 4.2
Platte County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 4,727 4,066 4,100 4,314 4,302
Employment 4,521 3,934 3,975 4,209 4,160
Unemployment 206 132 125 105 142
Unemployment Rate 4.4 3.2 3.0 2.4 3.3
Sheridan County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 15,492 16,081 16,192 16,191 15,989
Employment 14,682 15,518 15,695 15,786 15,420
Unemployment 810 563 497 405 569
Unemployment Rate 5.2 3.5 3.1 2.5 3.6
Sublette County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 4,067 3,803 3,812 3,829 3,878
Employment 3,832 3,642 3,654 3,693 3,705
Unemployment 235 161 158 136 173
Unemployment Rate 5.8 4.2 4.1 3.6 4.4
Sweetwater County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 21,402 20,273 20,346 20,038 20,515
Employment 20,342 19,427 19,582 19,429 19,695
Unemployment 1,060 846 764 609 820
Unemployment Rate 5.0 4.2 3.8 3.0 4.0
Teton County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 15,570 17,115 17,129 15,743 16,389
Employment 15,085 16,756 16,776 15,334 15,988
Unemployment 485 359 353 409 402
Unemployment Rate 3.1 2.1 2.1 2.6 2.5
Uinta County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 9,172 8,914 8,970 8,928 8,996
Employment 8,745 8,564 8,633 8,625 8,642
Unemployment 427 350 337 303 354
Unemployment Rate 4.7 3.9 3.8 3.4 4.0
Washakie County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 3,973 3,749 3,752 3,796 3,818
Employment 3,759 3,582 3,598 3,674 3,653
Unemployment 214 167 154 122 164
Unemployment Rate 5.4 4.5 4.1 3.2 4.3
Weston County
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AVG
Labor Force 3,809 3,860 3,875 3,872 3,854
Employment 3,663 3,753 3,780 3,793 3,747
Unemployment 146 107 95 79 107
Unemployment Rate 3.8 2.8 2.5 2.0 2.8
Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program. 
Revised by M. Moore, Research & Planning, WY DWS, 5/13/24.