Business and Economy in Hailey, ID

Being a great place to live also means being a great place to work. A thriving economy helps the tax base (so there’s more money for city improvements) and helps a city attract and retain talent. The median household income in Hailey , ID is $61,549, and check out the following articles to get an inside look at its key industries and job opportunities.

Employment Overview

While employment opportunities often play a big part in why people move, a city’s unemployment rate also is a major indicator of an economy’s overall health. Regardless of whether personal employment is a factor, lower unemployment rates often mean a region is better able to attract and retain skilled workers, new industries and retailers. The statistics, here, should provide valuable insight into the health and diversity of Hailey ’s economy.

Employment Rate

  Employed 96.6%
  Unemployed 3.4%



Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting and Mining 1.9%
Construction 10.2%
Manufacturing 2.4%
Wholesale Trade 1.8%
Retail Trade 8.9%
Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities 3.4%
Information 3.8%
Finance and Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 5.7%
Professional, Scientific and Management and Administrative and Waste 19.7%
Educational Services and Health Care and Social Assistance 14.4%
Arts, Entertainment and recreation and Accommodation and food Services 17.4%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 2.1%
Public Administration 8.3%


Employment Armed Forces 0%
Employment Civilian Labor Force 80.8%
Employment Not in Labor Force 19.2%
Employment Total in Labor Force 80.8%

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