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Table 4: Wyoming County Population and Employment by Type for 1995


Self-Employment Farm Proprietor*
County County Population (1995 Census Bureau Estimates) Number Percent Total Employment Number Proportion of Self-Employment
1 Laramie 78,312 9,163 18.2% 50,308 572 6.2%
2 Natrona 63,818 10,265 24.6% 41,763 294 2.9%
3 Sweetwater 40,640 3,709 14.8% 24,988 165 4.4%
4 Fremont 35,604 4,981 25.6% 19,426 882 17.7%
5 Campbell 31,456 2,869 14.1% 20,288 503 17.5%
6 Albany 30,817 3,786 19.2% 19,679 297 7.8%
7 Park 25,326 4,035 24.3% 16,631 579 14.3%
8 Sheridan 24,997 3,962 25.8% 15,359 549 13.9%
9 Uinta 20,132 2,260 20.5% 11,008 290 12.8%
10 Carbon 16,066 2,308 23.6% 9,785 281 12.2%
11 Lincoln 13,896 2,229 29.8% 7,478 571 25.6%
12 Teton 13,355 4,183 22.5% 18,591 94 2.2%
13 Goshen 12,626 1,951 29.0% 6,728 666 34.1%
14 Converse 11,929 1,815 27.4% 6,617 316 17.4%
15 Big Horn 11,112 1,559 28.1% 5,553 536 34.4%
16 Washakie 8,581 1,189 22.9% 5,200 196 16.5%
17 Platte 8,321 1,488 29.6% 5,029 488 32.8%
18 Johnson 6,627 1,414 34.0% 4,156 322 22.8%
19 Weston 6,570 2,223 47.0% 4,728 244 11.0%
20 Crook 5,645 1,102 34.0% 3,243 453 41.1%
21 Sublette 5,496 1,280 36.2% 3,537 235 18.4%
22 Hot Springs 4,604 737 25.8% 2,858 138 18.7%
23 Niobrara 2,602 602 38.2% 1,574 285 47.3%
Wyoming Total 478,532 69,110 22.7% 304,527 8,956 13.0%
U.S.** 262,761 24,437 16.4% 149,290 2,117 8.7%


* Farm Proprietor is the number of self-employed involved in agricultural activities; subtracting this number from self-employment is Nonfarm Proprietors.
** Numbers in thousands
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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