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State of Wyoming Demographics
Wyoming is in the Mountain-Plains region of the United States. Wyoming’s economic framework is different than that of the U.S. and many other states. Wyoming’s economic foundation is rooted in three sectors: energy, tourism and agriculture. Consequently, Wyoming’s economic circumstances fluctuate with mineral prices. Wyoming has aggressively pursued technology as a target industry that may be mentioned in the same breath as Wyoming’s signature industries in the near future. (Source: Wyoming Department of Workforce Services)
The latest employment scorecard for the State of Wyoming for August 2016 to August 2017 is listed below, based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Wyoming has an employment scorecard that is hard to get a handle on. On the one hand, the unemployment rate fell by 1.2 percent, a big number, down to 4.0 percent. On the other hand, the labor force participation rate, although still strong at 65.4 percent, fell a troubling 1.5 percent, along with the overall labor force falling 2.49 percent, a concerning figure. It could be possible that the declining unemployment rate reflects people leaving the labor force altogether. You can view what jobs are available in Wyoming, as well as which sectors of the economy are growing most quickly, on our Job Listings page.
View more Wyoming demographics, largest cities and counties, news sources, investor relations sites, and a directory to the individual page for each city and county in the State of Wyoming below. More employment information for the State of Wyoming and each of the state’s metropolitan areas in our Employment Database. This database includes 10-years rolling data on the unemployment rate and total labor force for all 50 states, the United States, and every metropolitan area in the country, including comparative analysis relating metropolitan areas to their main state and the nation.
Based on 2013 statistics, the government sector employs the greatest percentage of workers in the state, followed by retail trade; mining; accommodation and food services; and construction, respectively.(Source: Merritt Research Services, LLC)
Total Population (2000, 2010, 2015*)
INF% decrease since 2000 census.
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Directory of Counties in Wyoming
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