Idaho’s Unemployment Rate Declines to 3 Percent
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) – Good news for Idaho labor market.
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July fell to its lowest levels since mid-2008, according to the Idaho Department of Labor.
Month over month, Idaho’s labor force remained steady at 818,310 with a slight labor force loss of 335 people. Total employment climbed 410 to 793,712.
Nonfarm jobs grew by 4,300 – pushing Idaho’s total payrolls to 713,100. Eight of the state’s 11 industry sectors shared the increase. Trade, transportation and utilities added the most jobs in July at 1,700, while leisure and hospitality jobs grew the fastest at 1.4 percent.
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