Copyright 2004 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning
WYOMING LABOR FORCE TRENDS
Vol. 41 No. 6

Wyoming County Unemployment Rates
by: Brad Payne, Economist

Johnson County had the lowest unemployment rate in Wyoming (1.6%).

 

Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
REGION Apr Mar Apr Apr Mar Apr Apr Mar Apr Apr Mar Apr
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 46,792 46,230 46,375 44,707 43,796 43,796 2,085 2,434 2,579 4.5 5.3 5.6
Big Horn 5,874 5,785 5,853 5,652 5,508 5,596 222 277 257 3.8 4.8 4.4
Fremont 18,916 18,759 18,587 17,838 17,550 17,286 1,078 1,209 1,301 5.7 6.4 7.0
Hot Springs 2,245 2,200 2,282 2,178 2,115 2,199 67 85 83 3.0 3.9 3.6
Park 15,204 14,976 14,995 14,657 14,312 14,277 547 664 718 3.6 4.4 4.8
Washakie 4,553 4,510 4,658 4,382 4,311 4,438 171 199 220 3.8 4.4 4.7
                               
NORTHEAST 47,964 47,600 47,789 46,573 45,925 45,611 1,391 1,675 2,178 2.9 3.5 4.6
Campbell 22,791 22,828 22,642 22,126 22,098 21,603 665 730 1,039 2.9 3.2 4.6
Crook 3,003 2,898 3,044 2,889 2,771 2,882 114 127 162 3.8 4.4 5.3
Johnson 4,065 3,973 4,067 3,998 3,861 3,928 67 112 139 1.6 2.8 3.4
Sheridan 14,920 14,760 14,829 14,471 14,161 14,142 449 599 687 3.0 4.1 4.6
Weston 3,185 3,141 3,207 3,089 3,034 3,056 96 107 151 3.0 3.4 4.7
                               
SOUTHWEST 54,417 54,405 54,239 52,128 52,330 51,078 2,289 2,075 3,161 4.2 3.8 5.8
Lincoln 7,518 7,385 7,462 7,164 6,979 6,947 354 406 515 4.7 5.5 6.9
Sublette 3,768 3,699 3,500 3,683 3,605 3,400 85 94 100 2.3 2.5 2.9
Sweetwater 20,628 20,648 20,784 20,016 19,966 19,819 612 682 965 3.0 3.3 4.6
Teton 11,319 11,570 11,558 10,573 11,188 10,709 746 382 849 6.6 3.3 7.3
Uinta 11,184 11,103 10,935 10,692 10,592 10,203 492 511 732 4.4 4.6 6.7
                               
SOUTHEAST 75,856 76,002 76,252 73,382 73,331 73,648 2,474 2,671 2,604 3.3 3.5 3.4
Albany 20,053 20,292 20,339 19,685 19,894 19,953 368 398 386 1.8 2.0 1.9
Goshen 6,307 6,077 6,380 6,093 5,835 6,152 214 242 228 3.4 4.0 3.6
Laramie 43,847 44,182 43,844 42,180 42,394 42,116 1,667 1,788 1,728 3.8 4.0 3.9
Niobrara 1,184 1,132 1,248 1,158 1,103 1,196 26 29 52 2.2 2.6 4.2
Platte 4,465 4,319 4,441 4,266 4,105 4,231 199 214 210 4.5 5.0 4.7
                               
CENTRAL 51,440 50,993 50,976 49,555 48,890 48,368 1,885 2,103 2,608 3.7 4.1 5.1
Carbon 7,830 7,728 7,971 7,521 7,352 7,467 309 376 504 3.9 4.9 6.3
Converse 6,390 6,298 6,619 6,156 6,042 6,264 234 256 355 3.7 4.1 5.4
Natrona 37,220 36,967 36,386 35,878 35,496 34,637 1,342 1,471 1,749 3.6 4.0 4.8
                               
STATEWIDE 276,468 275,229 275,627 266,345 264,271 262,498 10,123 10,958 13,129 3.7 4.0 4.8
Statewide Seasonally Adjusted .............................................................................................................................................. 3.4 3.4 4.5
U.S.................................................................................................................................................................................................. 5.4 6.0 5.8
U.S. Seasonally Adjusted.......................................................................................................................................................... 5.6 5.7 6.0
Prepared in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Benchmarked 03/04. Run Date 05/04.
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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