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Table 3: Wyoming Region and County Percentage of Self-Employed for 1980, 1985, 1990 and 1995


REGION
County 1980 1985 1990 1995
NORTHWEST
Big Horn 25.7% 29.8% 28.4% 28.1%
Fremont 18.1% 22.9% 25.1% 25.6%
Hot Springs 22.4% 23.6% 26.1% 25.8%
Park 22.3% 22.9% 24.0% 24.3%
Washakie 20.7% 21.3% 24.7% 22.9%
NORTHEAST
Campbell 14.0% 15.6% 17.9% 14.1%
Crook 35.9% 35.0% 38.3% 34.0%
Johnson 27.0% 31.3% 33.7% 34.0%
Sheridan 21.5% 23.5% 27.0% 25.8%
Weston 27.9% 34.3% 45.4% 47.0%
SOUTHWEST
Lincoln 22.3% 16.1% 30.2% 29.8%
Sublette 29.2% 25.8% 35.0% 36.2%
Sweetwater 9.4% 12.1% 14.5% 14.8%
Teton 22.2% 24.1% 23.7% 22.5%
Uinta 17.2% 17.0% 21.4% 20.5%
SOUTHEAST
Albany 15.1% 17.2% 20.1% 19.2%
Goshen 30.0% 28.6% 30.2% 29.0%
Laramie 15.5% 15.8% 17.3% 18.2%
Niobrara 40.7% 40.3% 42.3% 38.2%
Platte 19.2% 30.2% 32.1% 29.6%
CENTRAL
Carbon 11.6% 18.0% 23.8% 23.6%
Converse 15.8% 21.9% 29.7% 27.4%
Natrona 16.8% 20.8% 23.0% 24.6%
Wyoming Total 17.7% 20.0% 23.0% 22.7%
U.S. 14.5% 15.8% 16.3% 16.4%


Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis using Employment Files for U.S., Wyoming and Counties for Full- and Part-Time Employment by Major Industry, 1980-1995 (Percentages derived from BEA numbers).

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