Copyright 2004 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning
WYOMING LABOR FORCE TRENDS
Vol. 41 No. 5

Wyoming County Unemployment Rates
by: Brad Payne, Economist

From February to March, unemployment rates decreased or were stable in all 23 Wyoming counties, typical in most counties during these months.


Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
REGION Mar Feb Mar Mar Feb Mar Mar Feb Mar Mar Feb Mar
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 46,278 46,038 45,891 43,843 43,316 42,813 2,435 2,722 3,078 5.3 5.9 6.7
Big Horn 5,791 5,780 5,785 5,514 5,455 5,435 277 325 350 4.8 5.6 6.1
Fremont 18,781 18,633 18,604 17,569 17,292 17,071 1,212 1,341 1,533 6.5 7.2 8.2
Hot Springs 2,202 2,170 2,193 2,117 2,074 2,105 85 96 88 3.9 4.4 4.0
Park 14,988 14,943 14,715 14,327 14,182 13,853 661 761 862 4.4 5.1 5.9
Washakie 4,516 4,512 4,594 4,316 4,313 4,349 200 199 245 4.4 4.4 5.3
                               
NORTHEAST 47,642 47,566 47,142 45,974 45,535 44,764 1,668 2,031 2,378 3.5 4.3 5.0
Campbell 22,848 22,911 22,486 22,122 22,026 21,439 726 885 1,047 3.2 3.9 4.7
Crook 2,900 2,878 2,878 2,774 2,719 2,709 126 159 169 4.3 5.5 5.9
Johnson 3,978 3,930 3,962 3,865 3,777 3,787 113 153 175 2.8 3.9 4.4
Sheridan 14,776 14,698 14,629 14,176 13,998 13,811 600 700 818 4.1 4.8 5.6
Weston 3,140 3,149 3,187 3,037 3,015 3,018 103 134 169 3.3 4.3 5.3
                               
SOUTHWEST 54,460 54,145 54,087 52,387 51,842 51,222 2,073 2,303 2,865 3.8 4.3 5.3
Lincoln 7,392 7,389 7,331 6,986 6,933 6,779 406 456 552 5.5 6.2 7.5
Sublette 3,703 3,657 3,422 3,609 3,565 3,322 94 92 100 2.5 2.5 2.9
Sweetwater 20,672 20,327 20,519 19,988 19,538 19,567 684 789 952 3.3 3.9 4.6
Teton 11,579 11,683 11,812 11,200 11,278 11,290 379 405 522 3.3 3.5 4.4
Uinta 11,114 11,089 11,003 10,604 10,528 10,264 510 561 739 4.6 5.1 6.7
                               
SOUTHEAST 75,504 75,594 75,883 72,838 72,484 73,063 2,666 3,110 2,820 3.5 4.1 3.7
Albany 20,313 20,185 20,342 19,916 19,685 19,950 397 500 392 2.0 2.5 1.9
Goshen 6,085 6,058 6,186 5,841 5,765 5,899 244 293 287 4.0 4.8 4.6
Laramie 43,651 43,959 43,831 41,868 41,970 41,975 1,783 1,989 1,856 4.1 4.5 4.2
Niobrara 1,134 1,102 1,192 1,104 1,065 1,132 30 37 60 2.6 3.4 5.0
Platte 4,321 4,290 4,332 4,109 3,999 4,107 212 291 225 4.9 6.8 5.2
                               
CENTRAL 51,126 50,717 50,714 49,025 48,276 47,932 2,101 2,441 2,782 4.1 4.8 5.5
Carbon 7,735 7,692 7,890 7,360 7,259 7,316 375 433 574 4.8 5.6 7.3
Converse 6,303 6,326 6,497 6,048 5,998 6,099 255 328 398 4.0 5.2 6.1
Natrona 37,088 36,699 36,327 35,617 35,019 34,517 1,471 1,680 1,810 4.0 4.6 5.0
                               
STATEWIDE 275,011 274,060 273,716 264,068 261,452 259,794 10,943 12,608 13,922 4.0 4.6 5.1
Statewide Seasonally Adjusted .............................................................................................................................................. 3.4 3.5 4.5
U.S.................................................................................................................................................................................................. 6.0 6.0 6.2
U.S. Seasonally Adjusted.......................................................................................................................................................... 5.7 5.6 5.8
Prepared in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Benchmarked 03/04. Run Date 04/04.
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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