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Cheyenne, Wyoming Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Cheyenne fell 0.3 percentage points in November 2021 to 3.2%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.5 percentage points lower than the Wyoming rate. The unemployment rate in Cheyenne peaked in May 2020 at 8.0% and is now 4.8 percentage points lower. You can also compare Cheyenne unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.2% -0.4 -2.5
Wyoming 3.7% -0.4 -1.6
Cheyenne 3.2% -0.3 -1.0
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2021 data as December metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Cheyenne, Wyoming, National

Cheyenne, Wyoming monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Cheyenne, Wyoming Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Cheyenne peaked in May 2020 at 4,158. There are now 2,579 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Cheyenne employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Cheyenne, Wyoming) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Cheyenne 1,579 -166 -572

Number of Unemployed Persons

Cheyenne, Wyoming Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Wyoming
Unemployment Rate
Cheyenne
Unemployment Rate
Cheyenne
Unemployed
December
2021
3.9%
November
2021
4.2% 3.7% 3.2% 1,579
October
2021
4.6% 4.1% 3.5% 1,745
September
2021
4.7% 4.5% 3.8% 1,900
August
2021
5.2% 4.9% 4.0% 2,020
July
2021
5.4% 5.2% 4.1% 2,077
June
2021
5.9% 5.4% 5.0% 2,542
May
2021
5.8% 5.4% 4.9% 2,523
April
2021
6.0% 5.4% 4.8% 2,457
March
2021
6.0% 5.3% 4.7% 2,372
February
2021
6.2% 5.3% 4.5% 2,282
January
2021
6.4% 5.1% 4.2% 2,145

1. Metro area unemployment rates are now seasonally adjusted. The BLS has started publishing smoothed seasonally adjusted metropolitan area data which makes comparisons to state and national data more relevant than the unadjusted numbers.