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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Coeur dAlene fell 5.1 percentage points in May 2020 to 12.1%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 3.1 percentage points higher than the Idaho rate. The unemployment rate in Coeur dAlene peaked in April 2020 at 17.2% and is now 5.1 percentage points lower. You can also compare Coeur dAlene unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 13.3% -1.4 +9.7
Idaho 9.0% -2.8 +6.1
Coeur dAlene 12.1% -5.1 +8.5
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with May 2020 data as June 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 13,905. There are now 4,377 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Coeur dAlene employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Coeur dAlene, Idaho) is also available.

Unemployed Persons May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Coeur dAlene 9,528 -4,377 +6,648

Number of Unemployed Persons

Coeur dAlene, Idaho Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Idaho
Unemployment Rate
Coeur dAlene
Unemployment Rate
Coeur dAlene
Unemployed
June
2020
11.1% 5.6%
May
2020
13.3% 9.0% 12.1% 9,528
April
2020
14.7% 11.8% 17.2% 13,905
March
2020
4.4% 2.5% 3.2% 2,588
February
2020
3.5% 2.7% 3.3% 2,668
January
2020
3.6% 2.8% 3.4% 2,762
December
2019
3.5% 2.9% 3.4% 2,783
November
2019
3.5% 2.9% 3.5% 2,794
October
2019
3.6% 2.9% 3.5% 2,807
September
2019
3.5% 2.9% 3.5% 2,821
August
2019
3.7% 2.9% 3.5% 2,832
July
2019
3.7% 2.9% 3.5% 2,846

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.