Copyright 2001 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning

Wyoming County Unemployment Rates
by: Brad Payne, Senior Statistician

"Unemployment fell dramatically in Crook County and Uinta County when compared with July 2000. Crook County's rate decreased from 3.7 percent to 2.6 percent and Uinta County's fell from 5.6 percent to 4.5 percent."

 

Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rates
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REGION Jul Jun Jul   Jul Jun Jul   Jul Jun Jul   Jul Jun Jul
County 2001 2001 2000   2001 2001 2000   2001 2001 2000   2001 2001 2000
(p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b) (p) (r) (b)
                               
NORTHWEST 49,450 49,080 49,037 47,270 46,797 46,758 2,180 2,283 2,279 4.4 4.7 4.6
Big Horn 6,028 6,163 5,889 5,753 5,872 5,564 275 291 325 4.6 4.7 5.5
Fremont 18,125 18,167 18,117 17,091 17,109 17,052 1,034 1,058 1,065 5.7 5.8 5.9
Hot Springs 2,515 2,575 2,486 2,420 2,476 2,408 95 99 78 3.8 3.8 3.1
Park 17,988 17,458 17,805 17,420 16,850 17,234 568 608 571 3.2 3.5 3.2
Washakie 4,794 4,717 4,740 4,586 4,490 4,500 208 227 240 4.3 4.8 5.1
                               
NORTHEAST 46,547 46,793 46,211 45,262 45,489 44,812 1,285 1,304 1,399 2.8 2.8 3.0
Campbell 21,037 20,926 20,969 20,469 20,373 20,363 568 553 606 2.7 2.6 2.9
Crook 3,415 3,450 3,300 3,327 3,356 3,179 88 94 121 2.6 2.7 3.7
Johnson 4,388 4,400 4,293 4,307 4,319 4,199 81 81 94 1.8 1.8 2.2
Sheridan 14,382 14,631 14,315 13,936 14,166 13,860 446 465 455 3.1 3.2 3.2
Weston 3,325 3,386 3,334 3,223 3,275 3,211 102 111 123 3.1 3.3 3.7
                               
SOUTHWEST 55,808 55,565 55,817 53,969 53,717 53,831 1,839 1,848 1,986 3.3 3.3 3.6
Lincoln 6,715 6,910 6,292 6,449 6,646 6,020 266 264 272 4.0 3.8 4.3
Sublette 3,563 3,472 3,476 3,505 3,418 3,401 58 54 75 1.6 1.6 2.2
Sweetwater 19,400 19,939 19,929 18,534 19,084 19,015 866 855 914 4.5 4.3 4.6
Teton 15,438 14,465 15,226 15,272 14,274 15,109 166 191 117 1.1 1.3 0.8
Uinta 10,692 10,779 10,894 10,209 10,295 10,286 483 484 608 4.5 4.5 5.6
                               
SOUTHEAST 74,151 73,274 73,109 72,082 71,245 71,346 2,069 2,029 1,763 2.8 2.8 2.4
Albany 17,903 18,121 17,850 17,575 17,793 17,589 328 328 261 1.8 1.8 1.5
Goshen 6,791 6,812 6,519 6,597 6,602 6,329 194 210 190 2.9 3.1 2.9
Laramie 43,073 41,951 42,632 41,699 40,640 41,496 1,374 1,311 1,136 3.2 3.1 2.7
Niobrara 1,409 1,353 1,317 1,379 1,329 1,285 30 24 32 2.1 1.8 2.4
Platte 4,975 5,037 4,791 4,832 4,881 4,647 143 156 144 2.9 3.1 3.0
                               
CENTRAL 50,119 50,553 50,144 48,304 48,715 48,233 1,815 1,838 1,911 3.6 3.6 3.8
Carbon 8,499 8,702 8,559 8,233 8,408 8,269 266 294 290 3.1 3.4 3.4
Converse 7,175 7,018 7,066 6,921 6,772 6,787 254 246 279 3.5 3.5 3.9
Natrona 34,445 34,833 34,519 33,150 33,535 33,177 1,295 1,298 1,342 3.8 3.7 3.9
                               
STATEWIDE 276,071 275,267 274,319 266,886 265,964 264,982 9,185 9,303 9,337 3.3 3.4 3.4
Statewide Seasonally Adjusted .............................................................................................................................................. 3.8 3.8 3.9
U.S.................................................................................................................................................................................................. 4.7 4.7 4.2
U.S. Seasonally Adjusted.......................................................................................................................................................... 4.5 4.5 4.0
Prepared in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Benchmarked 02/01. Run Date 08/01.
Data are not seasonally adjusted except where otherwise specified.
(p) Preliminary. (r) Revised. (b) Benchmarked.
NOTE: The Current Population Survey (CPS) estimated the 2000 annual average Wyoming unemployment rate at 3.9 percent.
The 90 percent confidence interval for this estimate suggests that in 9 of 10 cases, the interval 3.4 to 4.4 percent would contain the actual rate.

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