Bringing the Economy Home

Most County Jobless Rates Going Down, How Does Yours Stack Up?

NPR StateImpact

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Idaho’s February jobless rate was estimated at 8.0 percent.  That’s lower than the U.S. average and it’s the lowest it has been since September 2009.

Recent county-by-county data also shows improvement.

You can check out how the jobless rate in your county has changed over time at the Work In Progress data interactive.

Surprised by the data?  Does it accurately reflect what’s happening in your community? Let us know.  Comment below, or at the app.


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