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Cheyenne, Wyoming Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Cheyenne fell 0.3 percentage points in February 2019 to 3.3%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.6 percentage points lower than the Wyoming rate. The unemployment rate in Cheyenne peaked in March 2010 at 7.1% and is now 3.8 percentage points lower. You can also compare Cheyenne unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.8% -0.2 -0.3
Wyoming 3.9% -0.1 -0.1
Cheyenne 3.3% -0.3 -0.3
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with February 2019 data as March 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 March 2010 at 3,225. There are now 1,652 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Cheyenne employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Cheyenne, Wyoming) is also available.

Unemployed Persons February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Cheyenne 1,573 -155 -137

Number of Unemployed Persons

Cheyenne, Wyoming Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Wyoming
Unemployment Rate
Cheyenne
Unemployment Rate
Cheyenne
Unemployed
March
2019
3.8% 3.7%
February
2019
3.8% 3.9% 3.3% 1,573
January
2019
4.0% 4.0% 3.6% 1,728
December
2018
3.9% 4.1% 3.7% 1,747
November
2018
3.7% 4.1% 3.7% 1,765
October
2018
3.8% 4.2% 3.8% 1,792
September
2018
3.7% 4.2% 4.0% 1,875
August
2018
3.8% 4.2% 4.0% 1,853
July
2018
3.9% 4.1% 3.9% 1,817
June
2018
4.0% 4.1% 3.8% 1,775
May
2018
3.8% 4.0% 3.6% 1,707
April
2018
3.9% 4.0% 3.5% 1,690

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.