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Idaho unemployment holds steady at 2.9 percent

Idaho’s unemployment rate in June remained unchanged from the previous month at 2.9 percent.

The Idaho Department of Labor on July 20 said June was the 10th consecutive month Idaho’s unemployment rate was at or below 3 percent.

The agency said the number of people in Idaho age 16 or older working or looking for work is at 851,599.

The agency says 827,084 Idahoans are employed, and 24,515 are seeking work.

The labor force participation rate remained steady at 63.9 percent.

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