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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Coeur dAlene fell 0.0 percentage points in November 2017 to 3.7%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.8 percentage points higher than the Idaho rate. The unemployment rate in Coeur dAlene peaked in January 2010 at 11.4% and is now 7.7 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.6% in August 2017, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.1 percentage points. You can also compare Coeur dAlene unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.1% 0.0 -0.5
Idaho 2.9% 0.0 -0.8
Coeur dAlene 3.7% 0.0 -0.8
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2017 data as December metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Coeur dAlene, Idaho, National

Coeur dAlene, Idaho monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Coeur dAlene, Idaho Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Coeur dAlene peaked in January 2010 at 7,784. There are now 5,019 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 2,650 in August 2017, the number of unemployed has now grown by 115. Coeur dAlene employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Coeur dAlene, Idaho) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
Coeur dAlene 2,765 +45 -577

Number of Unemployed Persons

Coeur dAlene, Idaho Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Idaho
Unemployment Rate
Coeur dAlene
Unemployment Rate
Coeur dAlene
Unemployed
December
2017
4.1%
November
2017
4.1% 2.9% 3.7% 2,765
October
2017
4.1% 2.9% 3.7% 2,720
September
2017
4.2% 2.8% 3.6% 2,671
August
2017
4.4% 2.9% 3.6% 2,650
July
2017
4.3% 3.0% 3.8% 2,813
June
2017
4.3% 3.1% 3.8% 2,783
May
2017
4.3% 3.2% 3.9% 2,887
April
2017
4.4% 3.4% 3.9% 2,853
March
2017
4.5% 3.5% 4.2% 3,099
February
2017
4.7% 3.6% 4.2% 3,141
January
2017
4.8% 3.6% 4.2% 3,102

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.