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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Coeur dAlene rose 0.2 percentage points in February 2019 to 3.8%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.9 percentage points higher than the Idaho rate. The unemployment rate in Coeur dAlene peaked in January 2010 at 11.4% and is now 7.6 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.1% in September 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.7 percentage points. You can also compare Coeur dAlene unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.8% -0.2 -0.3
Idaho 2.9% +0.1 -0.1
Coeur dAlene 3.8% +0.2 +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: 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 4,807 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 2,411 in September 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 566. Coeur dAlene employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Coeur dAlene, Idaho) is also available.

Unemployed Persons February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Coeur dAlene 2,977 +172 +317

Number of Unemployed Persons

Coeur dAlene, Idaho Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Idaho
Unemployment Rate
Coeur dAlene
Unemployment Rate
Coeur dAlene
Unemployed
March
2019
3.8% 2.9%
February
2019
3.8% 2.9% 3.8% 2,977
January
2019
4.0% 2.8% 3.6% 2,805
December
2018
3.9% 2.8% 3.3% 2,586
November
2018
3.7% 2.8% 3.1% 2,418
October
2018
3.8% 2.7% 3.1% 2,427
September
2018
3.7% 2.7% 3.1% 2,411
August
2018
3.8% 2.8% 3.2% 2,502
July
2018
3.9% 2.8% 3.6% 2,752
June
2018
4.0% 2.8% 3.5% 2,740
May
2018
3.8% 2.9% 3.6% 2,769
April
2018
3.9% 2.9% 3.5% 2,672

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.