Copyright 2005 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning
WYOMING LABOR FORCE TRENDS
Vol. 42 No. 6

Wyoming County Unemployment Rates
by: Brad Payne, Senior Economist

    Almost all Wyoming county unemployment rates were stable or decreased from March to April 2005.


Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
REGION Apr Mar Apr Apr Mar Apr Apr Mar Apr Apr Mar Apr
County 2005 2005 2004 2005 2005 2004 2005 2005 2004 2005 2005 2004
(p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b)
                               
                               
NORTHWEST 44,697 44,497 43,929 42,652 42,248 41,862 2,045 2,249 2,067 4.6 5.1 4.7
Big Horn 5,448 5,432 5,296 5,200 5,141 5,060 248 291 236 4.6 5.4 4.5
Fremont 18,389 18,322 17,879 17,505 17,364 16,912 884 958 967 4.8 5.2 5.4
Hot Springs 2,363 2,326 2,414 2,264 2,227 2,320 99 99 94 4.2 4.3 3.9
Park 14,167 14,078 14,122 13,557 13,409 13,537 610 669 585 4.3 4.8 4.1
Washakie 4,330 4,339 4,218 4,126 4,107 4,033 204 232 185 4.7 5.3 4.4
                               
NORTHEAST 49,161 49,072 48,757 47,599 47,387 47,158 1,562 1,685 1,599 3.2 3.4 3.3
Campbell 23,470 23,513 23,357 22,856 22,896 22,686 614 617 671 2.6 2.6 2.9
Crook 3,246 3,241 3,083 3,134 3,116 2,959 112 125 124 3.5 3.9 4.0
Johnson 3,726 3,705 3,704 3,598 3,547 3,591 128 158 113 3.4 4.3 3.1
Sheridan 15,537 15,428 15,483 14,954 14,786 14,918 583 642 565 3.8 4.2 3.6
Weston 3,182 3,185 3,130 3,057 3,042 3,004 125 143 126 3.9 4.5 4.0
                               
SOUTHWEST 57,753 57,877 56,993 55,566 55,860 54,721 2,187 2,017 2,272 3.8 3.5 4.0
Lincoln 8,896 8,831 9,159 8,570 8,456 8,829 326 375 330 3.7 4.2 3.6
Sublette 4,525 4,573 4,120 4,436 4,479 4,014 89 94 106 2.0 2.1 2.6
Sweetwater 21,970 21,966 21,642 21,268 21,262 20,913 702 704 729 3.2 3.2 3.4
Teton 11,814 11,977 11,132 11,160 11,583 10,480 654 394 652 5.5 3.3 5.9
Uinta 10,548 10,530 10,940 10,132 10,080 10,485 416 450 455 3.9 4.3 4.2
                               
SOUTHEAST 74,916 75,385 74,807 72,000 72,311 71,904 2,916 3,074 2,903 3.9 4.1 3.9
Albany 20,391 20,867 20,787 19,793 20,281 20,170 598 586 617 2.9 2.8 3.0
Goshen 6,068 6,031 5,880 5,805 5,727 5,626 263 304 254 4.3 5.0 4.3
Laramie 43,102 43,196 42,808 41,284 41,267 41,018 1,818 1,929 1,790 4.2 4.5 4.2
Niobrara 1,154 1,137 1,154 1,107 1,090 1,112 47 47 42 4.1 4.1 3.6
Platte 4,201 4,154 4,178 4,011 3,946 3,978 190 208 200 4.5 5.0 4.8
                               
CENTRAL 55,250 55,192 53,678 53,298 53,145 51,627 1,952 2,047 2,051 3.5 3.7 3.8
Carbon 7,534 7,486 7,840 7,212 7,139 7,490 322 347 350 4.3 4.6 4.5
Converse 6,531 6,553 6,485 6,280 6,289 6,233 251 264 252 3.8 4.0 3.9
Natrona 41,185 41,153 39,353 39,806 39,717 37,904 1,379 1,436 1,449 3.3 3.5 3.7
                               
STATEWIDE 281,776 282,027 278,163 271,115 270,952 267,273 10,661 11,075 10,890 3.8 3.9 3.9
Statewide Seasonally Adjusted .............................................................................................................................................. 3.5 3.1 3.6
U.S.................................................................................................................................................................................................. 4.9 5.4 5.4
U.S. Seasonally Adjusted.......................................................................................................................................................... 5.2 5.2 5.5
Prepared in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Benchmarked 03/05. Run Date 05/05.
Data are not seasonally adjusted except where otherwise specified.
(p) Preliminary. (r) Revised. (b) Benchmarked.

 

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