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Idaho unemployment remains at 2.7 percent

BOISE – Idaho’s unemployment is holding steady at 2.7 percent.

The Idaho Department of Labor on Friday said the state’s unemployment rate in October was the same as September and is the 14th consecutive month at or below 3 percent.

The agency said the number of people in the state age 16 or older working or looking for work is at 853,444.

The agency said total employment is 830,616, and that 22,828 people are seeking work. The labor force participation rate is 63.5 percent.

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