Economic Analysis of Wyoming

Submitted by Alyssa Bever

Wyoming's economy has fallen on hard times in recent years, reports show it may be the worst down turn in states history.

Wyoming economic analysts published a study conducted from 2015-2016 that shows the first population decline since 1990. This is thought to be caused from over 8,000 jobs lost in the mineral industry.

The unemployment rate reaching an all time high of 5.5%. Climbing a 1.6% in just one year.