December Sets Record For Employment
Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) More Idahoans are finding work as the state set a new record in December.
Last month more residents landed jobs than any other month in the past two decades. The total employment is a record 728,600 and the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 5.7%, the lowest in five years.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates around 3,800 Idaho workers found employment in December.
Plus, 27 recorded rates below 6%, up from 25 counties in November.