Iowa Local Labor Force Data

                             MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DATA

                              SEPTEMBER  2014                  OCTOBER  2014

                        LABOR                        LABOR
                        FORCE    EMP    UNEMP RATE   FORCE    EMP    UNEMP RATE

IOWA (SEASONALLY ADJ). 1707400 1629700  77700  4.6  1711600 1634800  76800  4.5

MULTIPLE-COUNTY MSA'S: (NOT SEASONALLY ADJ.)

CEDAR RAPIDS MSA .....  147800  141300   6500  4.4   147700  141900   5800  3.9
DES MOINES-W DSM MSA .  330600  317000  13600  4.1   332800  319500  13400  4.0
IOWA CITY MSA ........   98900   95700   3100  3.2    99800   97000   2800  2.8
SIOUX CITY MSA .......   79300   75800   3500  4.4    80100   76800   3200  4.0
WATERLOO - CF MSA ....   97300   93100   4200  4.3    97900   93900   3900  4.0
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COUNTIES: (NOT SEASONALLY ADJ.)

ADAIR ................    4540    4380    160  3.6     4640    4490    150  3.3
ADAMS ................    2160    2080     80  3.8     2200    2130     70  3.3
ALLAMAKEE ............    7780    7420    360  4.6     7950    7610    340  4.2
APPANOOSE ............    6050    5680    380  6.2     6050    5720    330  5.4
AUDUBON ..............    3160    3030    130  4.1     3270    3150    120  3.6
BENTON (PART OF MSA)..   13800   13200    600  4.4    13800   13300    500  3.8
BLACK HAWK
   (PART OF MSA)......   76000   72500   3400  4.5    76300   73100   3200  4.2
BOONE (MICRO) ........   16210   15700    500  3.1    16300   15810    490  3.0
BREMER (PART OF MSA) .   14300   13800    500  3.4    14400   14000    500  3.3
BUCHANAN .............   11260   10770    490  4.4    11360   10880    480  4.2
BUENA VISTA (MICRO) ..   10880   10420    450  4.2    11010   10560    450  4.1
BUTLER ...............    8980    8660    330  3.6     9150    8840    310  3.4
CALHOUN ..............    5050    4830    220  4.3     5100    4910    190  3.7
CARROLL ..............   12050   11670    380  3.2    12220   11880    350  2.8
CASS .................    7790    7480    310  3.9     7870    7580    290  3.6
CEDAR ................   11490   11050    430  3.8    11610   11230    390  3.3
CERRO GORDO
   (PART OF MICRO) ...   24250   23140   1110  4.6    24270   23250   1020  4.2
CHEROKEE .............    6960    6690    280  4.0     6840    6410    420  6.2
CHICKASAW ............    6980    6680    290  4.2     7140    6870    270  3.8
CLARKE ...............    4520    4310    210  4.7     4560    4370    180  4.0
CLAY .................    9550    9200    350  3.6     9470    9000    460  4.9
CLAYTON ..............   10260    9840    420  4.1    10390   10020    380  3.6
CLINTON (MICRO) ......   26500   25150   1360  5.1    26390   25180   1200  4.6
CRAWFORD .............    9440    9110    330  3.5     9510    9210    300  3.2
DALLAS (PART OF MSA) .   40400   39000   1400  3.4    40700   39300   1300  3.2
DAVIS ................    4120    3820    300  7.3     4080    3890    190  4.6
DECATUR ..............    4230    4060    160  3.9     4300    4140    160  3.6
DELAWARE..............   11320   10940    380  3.3    11570   11230    340  2.9
DES MOINES
   (PART OF MICRO) ...   21220   20110   1110  5.2    21140   20140   1000  4.7
DICKINSON (MICRO) ....    9670    9300    370  3.9     9360    8970    390  4.2
DUBUQUE (MSA) ........   56100   53900   2200  3.9    56900   55000   2000  3.4
EMMET ................    5890    5640    250  4.3     5950    5680    270  4.6
FAYETTE ..............   11180   10700    480  4.3    11610   11060    550  4.7
FLOYD ................    8250    7890    360  4.3     8350    8030    330  3.9
FRANKLIN .............    6230    6000    230  3.7     6330    6120    210  3.3
FREMONT ..............    4120    3950    170  4.0     4210    4050    160  3.8
GREENE ...............    5080    4870    200  4.0     5150    4960    180  3.6
GRUNDY (PART OF MSA) .    7000    6800    200  3.5     7100    6800    300  3.7
GUTHRIE (PART OF MSA)     5600    5400    200  3.8     5700    5400    200  3.8
HAMILTON .............    6780    6460    320  4.7     6900    6610    300  4.3
HANCOCK ..............    6030    5820    210  3.4     6170    5980    190  3.1
HARDIN ...............    9150    8770    380  4.2     9240    8910    330  3.6
HARRISON (PART OF MSA)    7100    6850    250  3.5     7050    6860    190  2.7
HENRY ................    9370    8920    450  4.8     9400    9000    400  4.2
HOWARD ...............    4960    4760    200  4.0     5050    4860    190  3.7
HUMBOLDT .............    5220    5030    200  3.8     5290    5100    190  3.5



                            MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DATA

                              SEPTEMBER  2014                  OCTOBER  2014

COUNTIES:               LABOR                        LABOR
(NOT SEASONALLY ADJ.)   FORCE    EMP    UNEMP RATE   FORCE    EMP    UNEMP RATE

IDA ..................    4090    3950    130  3.3     4150    4020    120  3.0
IOWA .................    8970    8570    390  4.4     9120    8750    370  4.1
JACKSON ..............   10950   10440    510  4.6    11070   10620    460  4.1
JASPER (MICRO) .......   17770   16890    880  5.0    18020   17090    930  5.2
JEFFERSON ............    7990    7560    430  5.4     7980    7570    410  5.2
JOHNSON (PART OF MSA)    86300   83600   2700  3.1    87100   84700   2400  2.7
JONES (PART OF MSA) ..   10500   10000    400  4.2    10500   10100    400  3.9
KEOKUK ...............    5790    5540    260  4.4     5930    5720    210  3.6
KOSSUTH ..............    9360    9080    280  3.0     9560    9310    250  2.7
LEE (PART OF MICRO) ..   17100   15910   1190  6.9    17030   16050    970  5.7
LINN (PART OF MSA) ...  123400  118000   5400  4.4   123400  118500   4900  4.0
LOUISA (PART OF MICRO)    6000    5760    250  4.1     6010    5780    230  3.8
LUCAS ................    4590    4410    180  3.9     4630    4470    160  3.5
LYON .................    7830    7650    180  2.2     7910    7750    160  2.0
MADISON (PART OF MSA)     8200    7900    300  3.9     8300    8000    300  3.7
MAHASKA (MICRO) ......   11790   11250    530  4.5    11870   11390    480  4.0
MARION (MICRO) .......   17340   16660    690  3.9    17380   16750    630  3.6
MARSHALL (MICRO) .....   20180   19190    990  4.9    20230   19300    930  4.6
MILLS (PART OF MSA) ..    7730    7400    330  4.2     7680    7420    260  3.4
MITCHELL .............    5680    5490    200  3.4     5770    5600    170  2.9
MONONA ...............    4600    4370    230  5.0     4670    4460    220  4.6
MONROE ...............    4390    4170    220  4.9     4390    4210    190  4.2
MONTGOMERY ...........    5060    4850    210  4.2     5110    4910    200  3.9
MUSCATINE
   (PART OF MICRO) ...   23730   22770    970  4.1    23740   22840    900  3.8
O BRIEN ..............    7970    7720    250  3.2     8100    7840    250  3.1
OSCEOLA ..............    3180    3070    110  3.6     3230    3120    110  3.4
PAGE .................    7270    6940    320  4.4     7290    6990    300  4.1
PALO ALTO ............    5270    5090    170  3.2     5320    5140    180  3.3
PLYMOUTH .............   15010   14440    570  3.8    15140   14610    540  3.5
POCAHONTAS ...........    4450    4300    150  3.4     4520    4370    150  3.3
POLK (PART OF MSA) ...  249700  239100  10600  4.2   251500  241000  10500  4.2
POTTAWATTAMIE
   (PART OF MSA) .....   48430   46580   1850  3.8    48230   46650   1580  3.3
POWESHIEK ............   10990   10560    430  3.9    10990   10600    390  3.6
RINGGOLD .............    2490    2400    100  3.9     2560    2470     90  3.5
SAC ..................    5910    5700    200  3.4     6040    5860    180  3.0
SCOTT (PART OF MSA) ..   89320   84060   5260  5.9    88680   83740   4950  5.6
SHELBY ...............    8070    7850    220  2.7     8150    7950    200  2.4
SIOUX ................   20510   19950    560  2.7    20760   20260    490  2.4
STORY (MSA) ..........   53100   51500   1700  3.1    53600   52000   1600  2.9
TAMA .................    8750    8330    420  4.8     8890    8490    400  4.5
TAYLOR ...............    3420    3290    130  3.8     3490    3370    120  3.3
UNION ................    6970    6680    300  4.2     7030    6760    270  3.8
VAN BUREN ............    3900    3700    200  5.1     3940    3780    160  4.1
WAPELLO (MICRO) ......   18840   17500   1340  7.1    18500   17580    920  5.0
WARREN (PART OF MSA) .   26600   25500   1100  4.1    26800   25700   1100  3.9
WASHINGTON
   (PART OF MSA) .....   12500   12100    400  3.3    12700   12300    400  3.1
WAYNE ................    3320    3180    140  4.2     3380    3240    140  4.1
WEBSTER (MICRO) ......   18730   17760    970  5.2    18910   18040    870  4.6
WINNEBAGO ............    5130    4910    220  4.3     5240    5040    210  4.0
WINNESHIEK ...........   12310   11870    440  3.6    12470   12070    400  3.2
WOODBURY (PART OF MSA)   56100   53700   2400  4.3    56500   54200   2300  4.0
WORTH (PART OF MICRO).    4180    4020    160  3.8     4180    4040    140  3.4
WRIGHT ...............    7110    6830    280  3.9     7230    6980    250  3.5






                            MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DATA

                              SEPTEMBER  2014                  OCTOBER  2014

MULTI-COUNTY
MICROPOLITAN AREAS      LABOR                        LABOR
(NOT SEASONALLY ADJ.)   FORCE    EMP    UNEMP RATE   FORCE    EMP    UNEMP RATE

BURLINGTON ...........   24910   23590   1310  5.3    24850   23650   1200  4.8
FORT MADISON-KEOKUK ..   20470   19090   1380  6.8    20430   19280   1150  5.6
MASON CITY ...........   28430   27170   1270  4.5    28450   27290   1160  4.1
MUSCATINE ............   29740   28520   1220  4.1    29750   28620   1130  3.8
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CITIES: (NOT SEASONALLY ADJ.)

AMES .................   36000   34900   1100  3.1    36300   35300   1000  2.7
ANKENY ...............   29500   28600    900  3.0    29800   28800   1000  3.4
BETTENDORF ...........   18370   17500    870  4.7    18240   17430    810  4.4
BURLINGTON ...........   13110   12390    720  5.5    13070   12410    660  5.1
CEDAR FALLS ..........   25400   24600    800  3.2    25500   24800    800  3.0
CEDAR RAPIDS .........   72600   69300   3300  4.6    72500   69600   2900  4.1
CLINTON ..............   13740   12960    780  5.6    13660   12980    680  5.0
COUNCIL BLUFFS .......   31610   30320   1280  4.1    31460   30370   1090  3.5
DAVENPORT ............   52100   48820   3280  6.3    51790   48640   3160  6.1
DES MOINES ...........  110100  104800   5300  4.8   110800  105700   5200  4.6
DUBUQUE ..............   33500   32100   1400  4.1    34000   32800   1200  3.7
FORT DODGE ...........   12630   11970    670  5.3    12740   12150    590  4.6
IOWA CITY ............   45100   43700   1400  3.2    45500   44300   1200  2.7
MARION ...............   21500   20700    700  3.3    21500   20800    700  3.1
MARSHALLTOWN .........   13190   12480    700  5.3    13180   12550    620  4.7
MASON CITY ...........   15080   14370    710  4.7    15070   14430    640  4.2
OTTUMWA ..............   12560   11650    920  7.3    12350   11700    650  5.3
SIOUX CITY ...........   44900   43000   1900  4.3    45200   43400   1800  4.0
URBANDALE ............   24600   23900    800  3.1    24800   24000    700  2.9
WATERLOO .............   36800   34900   1900  5.2    37000   35200   1900  5.0
WEST DES MOINES ......   36100   34800   1300  3.6    36200   35100   1100  3.1


U.S. (SEASONALLY ADJ)*  155862  146600   9262  5.9   156278  147283   8995  5.8
  * FIGURES ROUNDED TO NEAREST THOUSAND


SOURCE: LABOR MARKET AND ECONOMIC RESEARCH BUREAU, IOWA WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
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