Iowa Local Labor Force Data

		                   MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DATA

                               NOVEMBER  2014                 DECEMBER  2014

                        LABOR                        LABOR
                        FORCE    EMP    UNEMP RATE   FORCE    EMP    UNEMP RATE

IOWA (SEASONALLY ADJ). 1713500 1639800  73600  4.3  1713900 1642900  71100  4.1

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

CEDAR RAPIDS MSA .....  148100  142400   5800  3.9   147300  141200   6100  4.2
DES MOINES-W DSM MSA .  331500  319000  12500  3.8   332100  319000  13100  3.9
IOWA CITY MSA ........   99800   97200   2500  2.6    99200   96500   2700  2.7
SIOUX CITY MSA .......   79800   76600   3300  4.1    79700   76400   3300  4.2
WATERLOO - CF MSA ....   97700   93400   4300  4.4    97200   92700   4500  4.7
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COUNTIES: (NOT SEASONALLY ADJ.)

ADAIR ................    4590    4450    150  3.2     4460    4310    150  3.4
ADAMS ................    2160    2100     70  3.1     2110    2030     80  3.6
ALLAMAKEE ............    7830    7460    370  4.7     7710    7250    460  6.0
APPANOOSE ............    6060    5710    350  5.8     5920    5560    350  6.0
AUDUBON ..............    3230    3120    110  3.5     3120    2990    130  4.2
BENTON (PART OF MSA)..   13900   13300    500  3.9    13800   13200    600  4.4
BLACK HAWK
   (PART OF MSA)......   76400   72700   3600  4.7    75800   72200   3700  4.8
BOONE (MICRO) ........   16200   15770    430  2.6    16150   15680    480  3.0
BREMER (PART OF MSA) .   14300   13900    500  3.1    14300   13800    600  3.9
BUCHANAN .............   11360   10840    520  4.6    11230   10670    560  5.0
BUENA VISTA (MICRO) ..   11070   10650    420  3.8    10840   10410    430  4.0
BUTLER ...............    9180    8830    350  3.8     9060    8660    400  4.5
CALHOUN ..............    5100    4910    190  3.8     4990    4790    200  3.9
CARROLL ..............   12090   11780    320  2.6    11940   11610    330  2.8
CASS .................    7800    7510    290  3.7     7650    7260    390  5.1
CEDAR ................   11630   11260    370  3.2    11510   11060    440  3.9
CERRO GORDO
   (PART OF MICRO) ...   24200   23180   1030  4.2    24030   22940   1090  4.5
CHEROKEE .............    6830    6380    450  6.6     6730    6290    440  6.5
CHICKASAW ............    7010    6740    280  3.9     6820    6490    330  4.8
CLARKE ...............    4570    4380    190  4.2     4540    4330    220  4.8
CLAY .................    9390    9080    310  3.3     9350    9000    350  3.7
CLAYTON ..............   10280    9890    390  3.8    10050    9540    500  5.0
CLINTON (MICRO) ......   26520   25300   1210  4.6    26410   25120   1280  4.9
CRAWFORD .............    9540    9230    310  3.3     9450    9060    390  4.1
DALLAS (PART OF MSA) .   40400   39300   1100  2.8    40500   39300   1200  3.0
DAVIS ................    4040    3840    190  4.8     3940    3740    210  5.2
DECATUR ..............    4230    4070    160  3.8     4170    4000    170  4.0
DELAWARE..............   11510   11160    340  3.0    11200   10810    390  3.4
DES MOINES
   (PART OF MICRO) ...   21190   20190    990  4.7    21010   20060    950  4.5
DICKINSON (MICRO) ....    9110    8720    390  4.3     9150    8690    460  5.0
DUBUQUE (MSA) ........   57100   55100   2000  3.4    57200   54900   2300  3.9
EMMET ................    5840    5640    200  3.4     5820    5590    230  4.0
FAYETTE ..............   11440   10940    500  4.3    11180   10580    600  5.4
FLOYD ................    8330    8020    310  3.7     8170    7820    350  4.3
FRANKLIN .............    6240    6040    190  3.1     6060    5840    220  3.6
FREMONT ..............    4170    4010    160  3.8     4130    3970    160  3.9
GREENE ...............    5120    4940    180  3.6     5090    4890    200  4.0
GRUNDY (PART OF MSA) .    7000    6800    300  3.7     7000    6700    300  4.4
GUTHRIE (PART OF MSA)     5600    5400    200  3.8     5700    5400    200  3.9
HAMILTON .............    6860    6560    300  4.4     6690    6330    360  5.3
HANCOCK ..............    6140    5960    180  2.9     6010    5820    190  3.2
HARDIN ...............    9190    8880    310  3.3     9000    8620    380  4.2
HARRISON (PART OF MSA)    7130    6850    280  3.9     7190    6870    320  4.4
HENRY ................    9420    9070    360  3.8     9370    8980    390  4.2
HOWARD ...............    4990    4810    180  3.6     4910    4690    220  4.4
HUMBOLDT .............    5260    5090    170  3.2     5250    5040    210  3.9

 
                           MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DATA

                               NOVEMBER  2014                 DECEMBER  2014

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

IDA ..................    4130    4010    120  3.0     4070    3950    130  3.1
IOWA .................    9150    8780    370  4.1     9060    8600    460  5.0
JACKSON ..............   10990   10540    450  4.1    10940   10400    540  4.9
JASPER (MICRO) .......   17860   17040    820  4.6    17690   16790    900  5.1
JEFFERSON ............    8000    7620    380  4.8     7950    7580    370  4.6
JOHNSON (PART OF MSA)    87100   84900   2200  2.5    86600   84300   2300  2.6
JONES (PART OF MSA) ..   10500   10100    400  3.6    10600   10000    500  5.0
KEOKUK ...............    5940    5740    200  3.4     5880    5620    260  4.4
KOSSUTH ..............    9520    9280    250  2.6     9310    9030    280  3.0
LEE (PART OF MICRO) ..   16980   15990    990  5.8    16800   15800    990  5.9
LINN (PART OF MSA) ...  123800  118900   4800  3.9   122900  117900   5000  4.1
LOUISA (PART OF MICRO)    5970    5760    220  3.6     5980    5730    250  4.1
LUCAS ................    4650    4510    150  3.2     4630    4480    160  3.4
LYON .................    7820    7670    150  1.9     7730    7570    160  2.1
MADISON (PART OF MSA)     8300    8000    300  3.7     8400    8000    400  4.6
MAHASKA (MICRO) ......   11910   11440    470  4.0    11810   11280    540  4.5
MARION (MICRO) .......   17220   16660    560  3.2    17310   16690    620  3.6
MARSHALL (MICRO) .....   20190   19270    930  4.6    20350   19090   1250  6.1
MILLS (PART OF MSA) ..    7700    7400    300  3.8     7780    7430    340  4.4
MITCHELL .............    5710    5550    160  2.8     5520    5360    160  2.9
MONONA ...............    4660    4420    240  5.1     4620    4350    270  5.8
MONROE ...............    4400    4190    210  4.7     4390    4180    210  4.8
MONTGOMERY ...........    5140    4940    200  3.9     5070    4880    190  3.7
MUSCATINE
   (PART OF MICRO) ...   23660   22770    890  3.8    23580   22660    920  3.9
O BRIEN ..............    8020    7780    230  2.9     7940    7660    280  3.6
OSCEOLA ..............    3170    3070    100  3.1     3120    2990    130  4.0
PAGE .................    7240    6970    280  3.8     7210    6920    290  4.1
PALO ALTO ............    5300    5150    150  2.8     5180    5030    150  2.9
PLYMOUTH .............   15000   14470    530  3.5    14830   14360    460  3.1
POCAHONTAS ...........    4480    4340    150  3.2     4330    4170    160  3.7
POLK (PART OF MSA) ...  250500  240600   9900  3.9   250800  240600  10200  4.1
POTTAWATTAMIE
   (PART OF MSA) .....   48320   46580   1740  3.6    48950   46750   2200  4.5
POWESHIEK ............   10880   10500    380  3.5    10580   10140    440  4.2
RINGGOLD .............    2510    2430     90  3.4     2440    2350     90  3.6
SAC ..................    6000    5840    170  2.8     5870    5660    220  3.7
SCOTT (PART OF MSA) ..   89160   83830   5330  6.0    89600   84350   5240  5.9
SHELBY ...............    8160    7960    200  2.5     8040    7810    220  2.8
SIOUX ................   20560   20100    460  2.3    20380   19800    590  2.9
STORY (MSA) ..........   53600   52300   1300  2.5    53200   51800   1400  2.7
TAMA .................    8870    8460    410  4.7     8820    8260    560  6.4
TAYLOR ...............    3480    3370    110  3.1     3390    3280    110  3.2
UNION ................    7040    6750    290  4.1     6980    6670    310  4.4
VAN BUREN ............    3930    3750    180  4.5     3850    3680    170  4.5
WAPELLO (MICRO) ......   18560   17620    940  5.1    18470   17530    950  5.1
WARREN (PART OF MSA) .   26700   25700   1000  3.7    26700   25700   1100  3.9
WASHINGTON
   (PART OF MSA) .....   12600   12300    400  2.9    12600   12200    400  3.4
WAYNE ................    3410    3260    140  4.2     3330    3190    140  4.1
WEBSTER (MICRO) ......   19000   18100    900  4.7    18920   17950    970  5.1
WINNEBAGO ............    5210    5010    200  3.9     5090    4880    210  4.1
WINNESHIEK ...........   12390   11970    420  3.4    12100   11550    550  4.6
WOODBURY (PART OF MSA)   56400   53900   2400  4.3    56300   53800   2500  4.4
WORTH (PART OF MICRO).    4180    4030    150  3.5     4140    3990    150  3.7
WRIGHT ...............    7150    6920    230  3.3     7020    6760    270  3.8

 





                           MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DATA

                               NOVEMBER  2014                 DECEMBER  2014

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

BURLINGTON ...........   24860   23710   1150  4.6    24630   23500   1130  4.6
FORT MADISON-KEOKUK ..   20350   19200   1150  5.7    20130   18980   1160  5.7
MASON CITY ...........   28380   27210   1170  4.1    28170   26930   1240  4.4
MUSCATINE ............   29630   28530   1110  3.7    29560   28390   1170  3.9
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CITIES: (NOT SEASONALLY ADJ.)

AMES .................   36300   35500    800  2.3    36000   35200    800  2.3
ANKENY ...............   29500   28800    700  2.5    29500   28800    700  2.4
BETTENDORF ...........   18290   17450    840  4.6    18370   17560    810  4.4
BURLINGTON ...........   13080   12440    640  4.9    12940   12360    580  4.4
CEDAR FALLS ..........   25400   24600    700  2.9    25200   24400    700  2.9
CEDAR RAPIDS .........   72800   69900   2900  4.0    72300   69300   3000  4.2
CLINTON ..............   13760   13040    710  5.2    13650   12950    700  5.1
COUNCIL BLUFFS .......   31530   30320   1210  3.8    31990   30430   1550  4.9
DAVENPORT ............   52030   48690   3340  6.4    52290   48990   3300  6.3
DES MOINES ...........  110600  105500   5100  4.6   111000  105500   5500  4.9
DUBUQUE ..............   34100   32800   1200  3.6    34000   32700   1300  3.7
FORT DODGE ...........   12800   12200    600  4.7    12700   12100    600  4.8
IOWA CITY ............   45500   44400   1100  2.5    45200   44100   1100  2.5
MARION ...............   21600   20900    700  3.2    21400   20700    700  3.3
MARSHALLTOWN .........   13180   12530    650  4.9    13360   12420    940  7.0
MASON CITY ...........   15030   14390    640  4.3    14910   14240    670  4.5
OTTUMWA ..............   12380   11730    650  5.3    12340   11660    680  5.5
SIOUX CITY ...........   45100   43200   1900  4.3    45100   43100   2000  4.4
URBANDALE ............   24700   24000    700  2.7    24600   24000    600  2.6
WATERLOO .............   37100   35000   2200  5.8    36900   34700   2200  5.9
WEST DES MOINES ......   36000   35000   1000  2.9    36000   35000   1000  2.8


U.S. (SEASONALLY ADJ)*  156402  147331   9071  5.8   156129  147442   8688  5.6 
  * FIGURES ROUNDED TO NEAREST THOUSAND


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