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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Coeur dAlene fell 0.8 percentage points in November 2020 to 6.4%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.6 percentage points higher than the Idaho rate. The unemployment rate in Coeur dAlene peaked in April 2020 at 17.2% and is now 10.8 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 5.7% in August 2020, 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 November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.7% -0.2 +3.1
Idaho 4.8% -0.7 +1.9
Coeur dAlene 6.4% -0.8 +2.9
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2020 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 April 2020 at 13,905. There are now 8,845 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 4,410 in August 2020, the number of unemployed has now grown by 650. Coeur dAlene employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Coeur dAlene, Idaho) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Coeur dAlene 5,060 -660 +2,266

Number of Unemployed Persons

Coeur dAlene, Idaho Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Idaho
Unemployment Rate
Coeur dAlene
Unemployment Rate
Coeur dAlene
Unemployed
December
2020
6.7%
November
2020
6.7% 4.8% 6.4% 5,060
October
2020
6.9% 5.5% 7.2% 5,720
September
2020
7.8% 6.1% 8.1% 6,453
August
2020
8.4% 4.2% 5.7% 4,410
July
2020
10.2% 5.1% 6.9% 5,409
June
2020
11.1% 5.8% 7.8% 6,149
May
2020
13.3% 9.0% 12.1% 9,547
April
2020
14.8% 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
3.5% 2.8% 3.4% 2,762

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.