Idaho State Counties
Clearwater: Number of jobs

The number of jobs includes private and public, full-time and part-time, and self-employment as well as wage and salary employment.

In Clearwater, the number of jobs . . .

  • was 4,127 in 2021, compared to 3,973 a year earlier.

  • decreased by 15 percent in the 1970s, decreased by 8 percent in the 1980s, increased by 7 percent in the 1990s, increased by 9 percent in the 2000s, and increased by 7 between 2010 and 2020.

  • ranked 35th – from most to least – among the 44 counties in 2021.

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·         Is the total number of jobs increasing or decreasing?

·         How many jobs have been gained or lost in the last year?

·         How does local job growth compare to state or national job growth?


Look at other indicators:


·         “Population: Population” – If your local population is growing, is the number of jobs also growing?

·         “Employment: Employment by industry” – Which industries are experiencing the most job growth?

·         “Employment: Wage per job” – Do local jobs provide above-average wages?

·         “County types: County economic base codes” – What is your county’s primary economic activity, a.k.a. economic base?


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Source: 1969-2021: Bureau of Economic Analysis, Regional Data, GDP and Personal Income, Table CAEMP25N, (; DATE LAST UPDATED: December 13, 2022.

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