United States Congress Joint Economic Committee

Wyoming

March 2024

Labor Market (BLS/Haver)
Most Recent Prior Month 12 Mo. Prior
Wyoming Unemployment (U-3) 3.8% 3.9% 3.4%
U.S. Official Rate (U-3) 3.7% 3.7% 3.4%
U.S. "Real" Rate (U-6) 7.0% 7.1% 6.7%
Wyoming Labor Force Participation Rate 64.1% 64.0% 63.3%
U.S. Labor Force Participation Rate 62.5% 62.5% 62.4%
Prices (BLS/Haver, AAA)
Most Recent Prior Month 12 Mo. Prior
CPI-U Inflation 3.4% 3.1% 6.5%
"Core" CPI Inflation 3.9% 4.0% 5.7%
National Gas/gal. Updated 3/1/24 12:00 AM $3.33 $3.15 $3.36
Wyoming Gas/gal. $2.99 $2.68 $3.42
West Region: Loaf of Bread $2.36 $2.25 $2.23
West Region: Milk/gal. $3.97 $3.97 $4.27
Economic Growth (BEA, WSJ/Haver)
U.S. Real GDP
Q4/2023 (Advance Estimate)
3.3%
WY Real GDP
Q3/2023
5.7%
S&P 500 (YTD)
0.29% Updated 1/16/24 5:00 AM
Minimum Wage (DOL/WHD)
National Hourly Rate
$7.25
WY Hourly Rate
$7.25
Last Generated: 3/1/24 10:05 AM