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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 October 2018 to 3.1%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.4 percentage points higher than the Idaho rate. The unemployment rate in Coeur dAlene peaked in January 2010 at 11.4% and is now 8.3 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.1% in September 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Coeur dAlene unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.7% 0.0 -0.4
Idaho 2.7% 0.0 -0.3
Coeur dAlene 3.1% 0.0 -0.6
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with October 2018 data as November 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 5,357 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 16. Coeur dAlene employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Coeur dAlene, Idaho) is also available.

Unemployed Persons October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
Coeur dAlene 2,427 +16 -364

Number of Unemployed Persons

Coeur dAlene, Idaho Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Idaho
Unemployment Rate
Coeur dAlene
Unemployment Rate
Coeur dAlene
Unemployed
November
2018
3.7%
October
2018
3.7% 2.7% 3.1% 2,427
September
2018
3.7% 2.7% 3.1% 2,411
August
2018
3.9% 2.8% 3.2% 2,502
July
2018
3.9% 2.9% 3.6% 2,752
June
2018
4.0% 2.9% 3.5% 2,740
May
2018
3.8% 2.9% 3.6% 2,769
April
2018
3.9% 2.9% 3.5% 2,672
March
2018
4.1% 2.9% 3.4% 2,583
February
2018
4.1% 3.0% 3.5% 2,660
January
2018
4.1% 3.0% 3.6% 2,774
December
2017
4.1% 3.0% 3.6% 2,753

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.