Copyright 1999 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning

Table 2: New Firms and Employment(*) by Region and County for 1993 to 1997

Start Up in 1993 Start Up in 1994 Start Up in 1995 Start Up in 1996 Start Up in 1997
New Firms Percent Starting Employment Level New Firms Percent Starting Employment Level New Firms Percent Starting Employment Level New Firms Percent Starting Employment Level New Firms Percent Starting Employment Level
Northwest 299 17.2% 838 321 18.3% 1,123 282 15.8% 987 289 17.3% 1,373 338 18.3% 1,193
-- Big Horn 21 56 22 110 35 174 30 119 29 121
-- Fremont 118 314 139 410 107 409 111 443 127 408
-- Hot Springs 21 82 13 68 19 54 11 313 17 34
-- Park 112 287 112 405 92 266 101 425 129 371
-- Washakie 27 99 35 130 29 84 36 73 36 259
Northeast 267 15.3% 1,042 265 15.1% 933 289 16.2% 1,086 223 13.4% 800 278 15.0% 1,430
-- Campbell 95 337 109 521 131 531 82 332 106 853
-- Crook 23 73 15 26 17 36 13 38 16 96
-- Johnson 31 115 29 79 29 84 37 116 33 145
-- Sheridan 103 450 104 284 94 395 79 285 108 307
-- Weston 15 67 8 23 18 40 12 29 15 29
Southwest 445 25.6% 1,731 419 23.8% 1,636 439 24.6% 1,670 363 21.8% 1,788 405 21.9% 1,611
-- Lincoln 46 241 38 137 64 243 47 429 46 184
-- Sublette 34 102 33 143 33 71 22 50 24 63
-- Sweetwater 119 415 114 619 112 610 81 395 95 490
-- Teton 186 691 164 441 163 421 160 603 188 651
-- Uinta 60 282 70 296 67 325 53 311 52 223
Southeast 370 21.3% 1,737 412 23.4% 1,683 423 23.7% 1,573 426 25.6% 1,884 412 22.3% 1,673
-- Albany 90 502 97 425 96 319 97 494 90 283
-- Goshen 43 114 30 58 33 76 36 113 29 58
-- Laramie 208 1035 247 1020 246 1035 249 1118 254 1178
-- Niobrara 9 23 15 116 15 26 9 35 8 15
-- Platte 20 63 23 64 33 117 35 124 31 139
Central 301 17.3% 1,350 313 17.8% 1,198 313 17.5% 1,017 287 17.2% 914 300 16.2% 1,036
-- Carbon 44 289 48 243 47 244 61 271 45 89
-- Converse 34 75 31 128 48 171 28 103 46 135
-- Natrona 223 986 234 827 218 602 198 540 209 812
Multi-county 2 0.1% 171 4 0.2% 163 5 0.3% 147 8 0.5% 261 4 0.2% 332
Unclassified** 57 3.3% 133 24 1.4% 68 36 2.0% 110 71 4.3% 454 114 6.2% 558
Statewide 1,741 100.0% 7,002 1,758 100.0% 6,804 1,787 100.0% 6,590 1,667 100.0% 7,474 1,851 100.0% 7,833

* Employment is the "Starting Employment Level," which is the highest average quarterly employment during the first two starting quarters.
** "Unclassified" includes all of the records that lack county information.


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