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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 May 2018 to 3.6%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.7 percentage points higher than the Idaho rate. The unemployment rate in Coeur dAlene peaked in January 2010 at 11.4% and is now 7.8 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.4% in March 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.2 percentage points. You can also compare Coeur dAlene unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.8% -0.1 -0.5
Idaho 2.9% 0.0 -0.3
Coeur dAlene 3.6% +0.1 -0.3
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with May 2018 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 January 2010 at 7,784. There are now 5,015 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 2,583 in March 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 186. Coeur dAlene employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Coeur dAlene, Idaho) is also available.

Unemployed Persons May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
Coeur dAlene 2,769 +97 -177

Number of Unemployed Persons

Coeur dAlene, Idaho Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Idaho
Unemployment Rate
Coeur dAlene
Unemployment Rate
Coeur dAlene
Unemployed
June
2018
4.0%
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
November
2017
4.1% 3.0% 3.6% 2,774
October
2017
4.1% 3.0% 3.7% 2,791
September
2017
4.2% 3.0% 3.7% 2,836
August
2017
4.4% 3.1% 3.8% 2,884
July
2017
4.3% 3.1% 3.8% 2,909

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.