Copyright 2003 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning

Wyoming County Unemployment Rates
by: Brad Payne, Economist

"Fremont County posted the highest unemployment rate (5.7%), followed by Lincoln and Uinta counties (both 5.4%)."


Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
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REGION Jun May Jun Jun May Jun Jun May Jun Jun May Jun
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 48,709 47,124 48,714 46,673 45,153 46,516 2,036 1,971 2,198 4.2 4.2 4.5
Big Horn 5,858 5,812 5,802 5,645 5,599 5,533 213 213 269 3.6 3.7 4.6
Fremont 18,625 18,771 18,689 17,556 17,797 17,683 1,069 974 1,006 5.7 5.2 5.4
Hot Springs 2,349 2,324 2,452 2,297 2,263 2,344 52 61 108 2.2 2.6 4.4
Park 17,443 15,726 17,129 16,891 15,175 16,545 552 551 584 3.2 3.5 3.4
Washakie 4,434 4,491 4,642 4,284 4,319 4,411 150 172 231 3.4 3.8 5.0
                               
NORTHEAST 49,480 48,392 48,741 47,722 46,608 47,259 1,758 1,784 1,482 3.6 3.7 3.0
Campbell 23,540 23,110 23,024 22,606 22,211 22,287 934 899 737 4.0 3.9 3.2
Crook 3,184 3,066 3,251 3,082 2,949 3,165 102 117 86 3.2 3.8 2.6
Johnson 4,373 4,146 4,325 4,258 4,025 4,217 115 121 108 2.6 2.9 2.5
Sheridan 15,014 14,694 14,783 14,503 14,154 14,344 511 540 439 3.4 3.7 3.0
Weston 3,369 3,376 3,358 3,273 3,269 3,246 96 107 112 2.8 3.2 3.3
                               
SOUTHWEST 57,881 54,891 54,797 55,560 52,439 52,500 2,321 2,452 2,297 4.0 4.5 4.2
Lincoln 7,003 6,939 6,842 6,624 6,556 6,491 379 383 351 5.4 5.5 5.1
Sublette 3,765 3,561 3,751 3,684 3,468 3,669 81 93 82 2.2 2.6 2.2
Sweetwater 20,330 20,205 19,155 19,461 19,401 18,267 869 804 888 4.3 4.0 4.6
Teton 14,881 12,565 13,938 14,531 12,010 13,648 350 555 290 2.4 4.4 2.1
Uinta 11,902 11,621 11,111 11,260 11,004 10,425 642 617 686 5.4 5.3 6.2
                               
SOUTHEAST 74,514 73,726 73,384 72,083 71,517 71,081 2,431 2,209 2,303 3.3 3.0 3.1
Albany 18,717 19,009 18,857 18,392 18,722 18,504 325 287 353 1.7 1.5 1.9
Goshen 6,291 6,245 6,338 6,056 6,051 6,109 235 194 229 3.7 3.1 3.6
Laramie 43,690 42,579 42,176 42,042 41,073 40,667 1,648 1,506 1,509 3.8 3.5 3.6
Niobrara 1,193 1,217 1,312 1,164 1,185 1,267 29 32 45 2.4 2.6 3.4
Platte 4,623 4,676 4,701 4,429 4,486 4,534 194 190 167 4.2 4.1 3.6
                               
CENTRAL 51,496 50,270 50,110 49,208 48,005 48,067 2,288 2,265 2,043 4.4 4.5 4.1
Carbon 8,481 8,132 8,456 8,100 7,719 8,142 381 413 314 4.5 5.1 3.7
Converse 6,362 6,299 6,535 6,064 6,020 6,294 298 279 241 4.7 4.4 3.7
Natrona 36,653 35,839 35,119 35,044 34,266 33,631 1,609 1,573 1,488 4.4 4.4 4.2
                               
STATEWIDE 282,081 274,400 275,745 271,246 263,720 265,421 10,835 10,680 10,324 3.8 3.9 3.7
Statewide Seasonally Adjusted .............................................................................................................................................. 4.2 4.0 4.1
U.S.................................................................................................................................................................................................. 6.5 5.8 6.0
U.S. Seasonally Adjusted.......................................................................................................................................................... 6.4 6.1 5.8
Prepared in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Benchmarked 03/03. Run Date 7/03.
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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