Iowa Local Labor Force Data

		                   MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DATA

                                JANUARY  2015                 FEBRUARY  2015

                        LABOR                        LABOR
                        FORCE    EMP    UNEMP RATE   FORCE    EMP    UNEMP RATE

IOWA (SEASONALLY ADJ). 1716900 1645000  71800  4.2  1716200 1646100  70100  4.1

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

CEDAR RAPIDS MSA .....  143200  136000   7300  5.1   144100  137100   7000  4.9
DES MOINES-W DSM MSA .  341000  325200  15800  4.6   341000  326100  14900  4.4
IOWA CITY MSA ........   97200   94000   3200  3.3    97800   94800   3000  3.1
SIOUX CITY MSA .......   94200   89700   4500  4.8    94500   90400   4100  4.4
WATERLOO - CF MSA ....   92900   87800   5100  5.5    93900   89000   4900  5.2
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COUNTIES: (NOT SEASONALLY ADJ.)

ADAIR ................    4200    3980    220  5.1     4210    4000    210  4.9
ADAMS ................    2180    2090     90  3.9     2190    2110     90  3.9
ALLAMAKEE ............    7840    7230    610  7.8     7850    7330    520  6.6
APPANOOSE ............    6180    5790    390  6.4     6170    5820    350  5.7
AUDUBON ..............    3300    3130    170  5.1     3330    3150    180  5.4
BENTON (PART OF MSA)..   13800   13000    700  5.4    13900   13200    700  5.2
BLACK HAWK
   (PART OF MSA)......   72000   67900   4100  5.7    72700   68800   3900  5.3
BOONE (MICRO) ........   15410   14790    620  4.0    15570   14990    590  3.8
BREMER (PART OF MSA)..   14200   13500    700  4.6    14400   13700    600  4.4
BUCHANAN .............   11470   10800    670  5.8    11500   10840    660  5.7
BUENA VISTA (MICRO) ..   11370   10900    470  4.1    11580   11130    450  3.9
BUTLER ...............    8450    7930    510  6.1     8500    8010    490  5.7
CALHOUN ..............    4410    4170    250  5.6     4430    4190    240  5.4
CARROLL ..............   11160   10780    380  3.4    11150   10770    370  3.3
CASS .................    7400    6960    450  6.0     7430    7020    410  5.6
CEDAR ................   11040   10500    540  4.9    11090   10590    500  4.5
CERRO GORDO
   (PART OF MICRO) ...   23020   21780   1240  5.4    22990   21830   1160  5.1
CHEROKEE .............    6830    6360    480  7.0     6870    6400    470  6.8
CHICKASAW ............    6450    6060    390  6.0     6470    6090    390  6.0
CLARKE ...............    4850    4580    270  5.6     4840    4580    260  5.4
CLAY .................    8970    8540    430  4.8     8880    8470    420  4.7
CLAYTON ..............   10200    9530    670  6.6    10130    9490    640  6.3
CLINTON (MICRO) ......   24700   23150   1550  6.3    24620   23210   1410  5.7
CRAWFORD .............    8760    8300    460  5.3     8740    8310    440  5.0
DALLAS (PART OF MSA)..   42200   40600   1600  3.7    42200   40800   1400  3.4
DAVIS (PART OF MICRO).    4170    3930    240  5.7     4150    3930    220  5.3
DECATUR ..............    4400    4220    180  4.1     4500    4320    180  4.0
DELAWARE..............   10530   10010    520  5.0    10540   10030    520  4.9
DES MOINES
   (PART OF MICRO) ...   20730   19610   1130  5.4    20780   19690   1090  5.3
DICKINSON (MICRO) ....    9320    8710    620  6.6     9300    8730    570  6.1
DUBUQUE (MSA) ........   56600   53800   2800  4.9    56700   54100   2700  4.8
EMMET ................    5660    5420    250  4.4     5670    5440    230  4.0
FAYETTE ..............   10950   10220    730  6.7    11080   10390    690  6.2
FLOYD ................    8430    7970    470  5.6     8450    8010    440  5.2
FRANKLIN .............    5930    5650    290  4.8     5940    5670    270  4.6
FREMONT ..............    4170    3990    190  4.5     4170    4010    160  3.8
GREENE ...............    5530    5300    230  4.2     5480    5250    230  4.2
GRUNDY (PART OF MSA)..    6700    6400    400  5.3     6800    6500    300  5.1
GUTHRIE (PART OF MSA)     5800    5500    300  5.5     5800    5500    300  5.3
HAMILTON .............    7180    6780    410  5.6     7230    6850    380  5.3
HANCOCK ..............    6350    6120    220  3.5     6380    6170    210  3.3
HARDIN ...............    8840    8360    480  5.4     8920    8420    500  5.6
HARRISON (PART OF MSA)    7750    7390    360  4.6     7730    7420    310  4.0
HENRY ................    9530    9040    490  5.1     9630    9170    460  4.8
HOWARD ...............    5410    5110    300  5.6     5380    5110    270  5.0
HUMBOLDT .............    5310    5050    260  4.9     5320    5080    240  4.6

                           
MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DATA

                                JANUARY  2015                 FEBRUARY  2015

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

IDA ..................    3950    3780    170  4.3     3960    3800    160  4.1
IOWA .................   10250    9710    550  5.3    10180    9670    510  5.0
JACKSON ..............   11080   10380    700  6.3    11090   10430    660  5.9
JASPER (MICRO) .......   19190   18200    990  5.2    19120   18170    950  5.0
JEFFERSON (MICRO).....    9200    8740    460  5.0     9180    8760    420  4.6
JOHNSON (PART OF MSA)    84400   81800   2600  3.1    85000   82500   2500  2.9
JONES (PART OF MSA)...   10900   10200    700  6.4    11000   10300    700  6.4
KEOKUK ...............    5730    5410    320  5.6     5700    5400    300  5.3
KOSSUTH ..............    8580    8220    360  4.2     8580    8250    330  3.9
LEE (PART OF MICRO)...   17760   16630   1130  6.3    17830   16720   1120  6.3
LINN (PART OF MSA) ...  118600  112800   5800  4.9   119200  113700   5600  4.7
LOUISA ...............    5960    5670    300  5.0     6010    5730    290  4.8
LUCAS ................    4390    4180    210  4.8     4360    4160    200  4.6
LYON .................    7100    6900    200  2.9     7100    6930    170  2.5
MADISON (PART OF MSA)     8400    7900    500  5.7     8400    8000    500  5.5
MAHASKA (MICRO) ......   12040   11400    640  5.3    12110   11510    600  5.0
MARION ...............   17350   16590    760  4.4    17480   16720    750  4.3
MARSHALL (MICRO)......   20090   18650   1450  7.2    20090   18680   1400  7.0
MILLS (PART OF MSA)...    7530    7200    330  4.4     7540    7230    310  4.1
MITCHELL .............    5440    5230    210  3.9     5390    5190    200  3.7
MONONA ...............    4840    4530    310  6.5     4850    4550    300  6.1
MONROE ...............    4140    3890    250  6.0     4150    3920    230  5.6
MONTGOMERY ...........    5230    5000    230  4.3     5230    5010    220  4.1
MUSCATINE (MICRO).....   22100   21010   1090  4.9    22130   21100   1030  4.7
O BRIEN ..............    8230    7890    340  4.2     8140    7820    320  3.9
OSCEOLA ..............    3460    3310    150  4.4     3440    3320    130  3.6
PAGE .................    6650    6340    320  4.8     6680    6380    300  4.5
PALO ALTO ............    4910    4720    190  3.9     4910    4730    180  3.6
PLYMOUTH (PART OF MSA)   14900   14340    560  3.8    14980   14440    540  3.6
POCAHONTAS ...........    4490    4310    170  3.9     4490    4330    160  3.5
POLK (PART OF MSA)....  257400  245300  12200  4.7   257400  246000  11500  4.5
POTTAWATTAMIE
   (PART OF MSA)......   49790   47470   2320  4.7    49480   47550   1920  3.9
POWESHIEK ............    9580    9080    500  5.2    10530   10010    520  4.9
RINGGOLD .............    2550    2430    120  4.7     2560    2450    110  4.3
SAC ..................    5550    5290    260  4.7     5590    5340    250  4.5
SCOTT (PART OF MSA)...   87610   82410   5200  5.9    86680   82110   4570  5.3
SHELBY ...............    7050    6790    260  3.7     7020    6790    240  3.4
SIOUX ................   20640   19890    760  3.7    20730   19980    740  3.6
STORY (MSA) ..........   57000   55400   1600  2.8    59000   57400   1600  2.7
TAMA .................    9340    8690    650  7.0     9350    8720    630  6.7
TAYLOR ...............    3280    3160    120  3.7     3300    3180    120  3.5
UNION ................    6800    6410    390  5.8     6820    6450    370  5.4
VAN BUREN ............    3970    3760    210  5.2     3950    3760    190  4.8
WAPELLO(PART OF MICRO)   18010   16960   1050  5.8    18030   17000   1030  5.7
WARREN (PART OF MSA)..   27200   25900   1300  4.7    27200   25900   1200  4.5
WASHINGTON
   (PART OF MSA) .....   12800   12200    600  4.6    12800   12300    600  4.3
WAYNE ................    2940    2790    150  5.2     2960    2810    150  5.1
WEBSTER (MICRO) ......   19950   18860   1090  5.5    19910   18870   1050  5.2
WINNEBAGO ............    5220    4970    260  4.9     5220    4990    230  4.4
WINNESHIEK ...........   12030   11310    720  6.0    12470   11790    680  5.4
WOODBURY (PART OF MSA)   56600   53800   2800  4.9    56700   54200   2500  4.4
WORTH (PART OF MICRO).    4170    3940    230  5.6     4160    3950    210  5.0
WRIGHT ...............    7060    6710    350  4.9     7060    6730    330  4.6

                           






MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DATA

                                JANUARY  2015                 FEBRUARY  2015

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

BURLINGTON ...........   24480   23090   1380  5.7    24430   23110   1330  5.4
FORT MADISON-KEOKUK ..   29900   27940   1960  6.6    29740   27790   1950  6.5
MASON CITY ...........   27190   25720   1470  5.4    27150   25780   1370  5.0
OTTUMWA ..............   22180   20900   1290  5.8    22180   20930   1250  5.6
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CITIES: (NOT SEASONALLY ADJ.)

AMES .................   38500   37600    900  2.4    39900   38900    900  2.3
ANKENY ...............   30200   29400    800  2.7    30300   29500    800  2.5
BETTENDORF ...........   17660   16870    800  4.5    17500   16810    690  4.0
BURLINGTON ...........   12850   12130    720  5.6    12890   12190    710  5.5
CEDAR FALLS ..........   22800   22000    800  3.7    23100   22300    800  3.6
CEDAR RAPIDS .........   70800   67400   3400  4.8    71200   67900   3300  4.6
CLINTON ..............   12860   12040    820  6.4    12790   12080    710  5.6
COUNCIL BLUFFS .......   32590   31050   1540  4.7    32380   31110   1270  3.9
DAVENPORT ............   51220   48050   3170  6.2    50650   47880   2770  5.5
DES MOINES ...........  113000  106600   6400  5.7   113000  106900   6100  5.4
DUBUQUE ..............   33700   32300   1400  4.2    33800   32500   1400  4.0
FORT DODGE ...........   12680   12000    690  5.4    12660   12000    660  5.2
IOWA CITY ............   42800   41600   1200  2.8    43100   42000   1200  2.7
MARION ...............   19400   18600    800  4.1    19500   18700    700  3.8
MARSHALLTOWN .........   13140   12060   1090  8.3    13120   12080   1040  7.9
MASON CITY ...........   14530   13790    740  5.1    14520   13820    710  4.9
OTTUMWA ..............   12350   11630    720  5.8    12350   11650    700  5.6
SIOUX CITY ...........   45400   43200   2200  4.8    45500   43500   2000  4.4
URBANDALE ............   24800   24000    800  3.2    24800   24100    800  3.0
WATERLOO .............   35600   33300   2300  6.6    35900   33700   2200  6.1
WEST DES MOINES ......   37500   36300   1200  3.2    37500   36400   1100  2.9


U.S. (SEASONALLY ADJ)*  157180  148201   8979  5.7   157002  148297   8705  5.5  
  * FIGURES ROUNDED TO NEAREST THOUSAND


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