Copyright 2004 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning

Wyoming County Unemployment Rates
by: Brad Payne, Economist

Following their normal seasonal pattern, most county employment rates increased from October to November.  

Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
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REGION Nov Oct Nov Nov Oct Nov Nov Oct Nov Nov Oct Nov
County 2003 2003 2002 2003 2003 2002 2003 2003 2002 2003 2003 2002
(p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b)
                               
                               
NORTHWEST 46,525 47,267 45,851 44,483 45,496 43,525 2,042 1,771 2,326 4.4 3.7 5.1
Big Horn 5,837 5,924 5,775 5,642 5,741 5,536 195 183 239 3.3 3.1 4.1
Fremont 18,917 18,951 18,665 17,906 18,030 17,506 1,011 921 1,159 5.3 4.9 6.2
Hot Springs 2,275 2,281 2,266 2,208 2,227 2,182 67 54 84 2.9 2.4 3.7
Park 14,971 15,523 14,640 14,326 15,037 13,955 645 486 685 4.3 3.1 4.7
Washakie 4,525 4,588 4,505 4,401 4,461 4,346 124 127 159 2.7 2.8 3.5
                               
NORTHEAST 47,965 48,162 47,095 46,439 46,782 45,453 1,526 1,380 1,642 3.2 2.9 3.5
Campbell 23,068 23,090 22,586 22,383 22,394 21,850 685 696 736 3.0 3.0 3.3
Crook 2,949 2,956 2,960 2,827 2,865 2,856 122 91 104 4.1 3.1 3.5
Johnson 3,971 4,079 3,939 3,874 4,003 3,835 97 76 104 2.4 1.9 2.6
Sheridan 14,671 14,700 14,280 14,144 14,272 13,707 527 428 573 3.6 2.9 4.0
Weston 3,306 3,337 3,330 3,211 3,248 3,205 95 89 125 2.9 2.7 3.8
                               
SOUTHWEST 54,584 55,680 52,624 52,338 53,650 50,160 2,246 2,030 2,464 4.1 3.6 4.7
Lincoln 6,810 6,843 6,740 6,491 6,566 6,325 319 277 415 4.7 4.0 6.2
Sublette 3,546 3,687 3,483 3,454 3,591 3,397 92 96 86 2.6 2.6 2.5
Sweetwater 21,233 21,267 19,849 20,512 20,573 18,996 721 694 853 3.4 3.3 4.3
Teton 11,168 12,011 10,940 10,544 11,563 10,427 624 448 513 5.6 3.7 4.7
Uinta 11,827 11,872 11,612 11,337 11,357 11,015 490 515 597 4.1 4.3 5.1
                               
SOUTHEAST 75,775 74,896 73,751 73,373 72,746 71,437 2,402 2,150 2,314 3.2 2.9 3.1
Albany 20,169 19,514 19,126 19,827 19,224 18,811 342 290 315 1.7 1.5 1.6
Goshen 6,337 6,331 6,414 6,186 6,177 6,238 151 154 176 2.4 2.4 2.7
Laramie 43,774 43,492 42,669 42,123 41,955 41,101 1,651 1,537 1,568 3.8 3.5 3.7
Niobrara 1,122 1,157 1,189 1,078 1,126 1,130 44 31 59 3.9 2.7 5.0
Platte 4,373 4,402 4,353 4,159 4,264 4,157 214 138 196 4.9 3.1 4.5
                               
CENTRAL 50,940 51,149 49,540 48,729 49,075 47,341 2,211 2,074 2,199 4.3 4.1 4.4
Carbon 8,046 8,176 7,924 7,638 7,837 7,625 408 339 299 5.1 4.1 3.8
Converse 6,355 6,426 6,325 6,094 6,196 6,020 261 230 305 4.1 3.6 4.8
Natrona 36,539 36,547 35,291 34,997 35,042 33,696 1,542 1,505 1,595 4.2 4.1 4.5
                               
STATEWIDE 275,789 277,154 268,861 265,362 267,749 257,916 10,427 9,405 10,945 3.8 3.4 4.1
Statewide Seasonally Adjusted .............................................................................................................................................. 4.0 3.9 4.3
U.S.................................................................................................................................................................................................. 5.6 5.6 5.6
U.S. Seasonally Adjusted.......................................................................................................................................................... 5.9 6.0 5.9
Prepared in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Benchmarked 03/03. Run Date 12/03.
Data are not seasonally adjusted except where otherwise specified.
(p) Preliminary. (r) Revised. (b) Benchmarked.
NOTE: The Current Population Survey (CPS) estimated the 2002 annual average Wyoming unemployment rate at 4.2 percent.
The 90 percent confidence interval for this estimate suggests that in 9 of 10 cases, the interval 3.7 to 4.7 percent would contain the actual rate.

 

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