Idaho Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.3%, Well Below National Average

The nation’s unemployment rate now sits at 6.2%, with 9.5 million people unemployed. Idaho is faring better, with an unemployment rate of only 3.3% for the month of February, down from 3.5% in January, with 29,740 unemployed.

According to a press release from the Idaho Department of Labor, “The total number of working Idahoans increased by 912 in February to 870,056.”  He largest employment gains occurred on the east side of the state, in Pocatello and Idaho Falls.

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