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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 July 2019 to 3.5%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.6 percentage points higher than the Idaho rate. The unemployment rate in Coeur dAlene peaked in January 2010 at 11.3% and is now 7.8 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.4% in August 2018, 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 July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.7% 0.0 -0.2
Idaho 2.9% +0.1 +0.1
Coeur dAlene 3.5% 0.0 0.0
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2019 data as August 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 7,757. There are now 4,978 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 2,620 in October 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 159. Coeur dAlene employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Coeur dAlene, Idaho) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Coeur dAlene 2,779 +28 +90

Number of Unemployed Persons

Coeur dAlene, Idaho Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Idaho
Unemployment Rate
Coeur dAlene
Unemployment Rate
Coeur dAlene
Unemployed
September
2019
3.5%
August
2019
3.7% 2.9%
July
2019
3.7% 2.9% 3.5% 2,779
June
2019
3.7% 2.8% 3.5% 2,751
May
2019
3.6% 2.8% 3.5% 2,738
April
2019
3.6% 2.8% 3.5% 2,741
March
2019
3.8% 2.9% 3.5% 2,756
February
2019
3.8% 2.9% 3.4% 2,704
January
2019
4.0% 2.8% 3.4% 2,659
December
2018
3.9% 2.8% 3.4% 2,627
November
2018
3.7% 2.8% 3.4% 2,622
October
2018
3.8% 2.7% 3.4% 2,620

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.