People are counted as unemployed if they are at least 16 years old, are without a job and available for work, and have recently made specific efforts to find employment. The unemployment rate is the number of unemployed as a percent of the entire labor force.
Nez Perce's monthly unemployment rate was 2.1 percent in September, 2018. This compares to 2.1 percent in Idaho as a whole.
Nez Perce's average annual unemployment rate in 2017 . . .
was 2.8 percent compared to 3.2 for Idaho
was less than the previous year's rate of 3.3 percent.
ranked 29th – from highest to lowest – out of Idaho's 44 counties.