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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Coeur dAlene rose 0.1 percentage points in September 2022 to 3.3%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.5 percentage points higher than the Idaho rate. The unemployment rate in Coeur dAlene peaked in April 2020 at 16.3% and is now 13.0 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.0% in May 2022, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.3 percentage points. You can also compare Coeur dAlene unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.5% -0.2 -1.2
Idaho 2.8% +0.1 -0.6
Coeur dAlene 3.3% +0.1 -0.7
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with September 2022 data as October 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 April 2020 at 13,333. There are now 10,530 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 2,601 in April 2022, the number of unemployed has now grown by 202. Coeur dAlene employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Coeur dAlene, Idaho) is also available.

Unemployed Persons September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Coeur dAlene 2,803 +77 -488

Number of Unemployed Persons

Coeur dAlene, Idaho Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Idaho
Unemployment Rate
Coeur dAlene
Unemployment Rate
Coeur dAlene
Unemployed
October
2022
3.7%
September
2022
3.5% 2.8% 3.3% 2,803
August
2022
3.7% 2.7% 3.2% 2,726
July
2022
3.5% 2.6% 3.1% 2,670
June
2022
3.6% 2.5% 3.1% 2,636
May
2022
3.6% 2.5% 3.0% 2,603
April
2022
3.6% 2.6% 3.1% 2,601
March
2022
3.6% 2.7% 3.2% 2,675
February
2022
3.8% 2.8% 3.3% 2,808
January
2022
4.0% 3.0% 3.6% 2,971
December
2021
3.9% 3.1% 3.7% 3,118
November
2021
4.2% 3.2% 3.7% 3,114

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.