The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for the Gem state has stayed steady at 3% for January. According to the Idaho Department of Labor, it is the fifth consecutive month at that rate. Nonfarm jobs went up by 500 in January to 728,600.
Idaho’s labor force and employment levels in November had the largest monthly gains for all of 2017, according to information from the Idaho Department of Labor. The department has not yet released December’s numbers.