Iowa Local Labor Force Data

 MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DATA

                                 AUGUST  2014                SEPTEMBER  2014

                        LABOR                        LABOR
                        FORCE    EMP    UNEMP RATE   FORCE    EMP    UNEMP RATE

IOWA (SEASONALLY ADJ). 1702900 1626400  76500  4.5  1707500 1629700  77900  4.6

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

CEDAR RAPIDS MSA .....  147500  141300   6200  4.2   147300  140800   6500  4.4
DES MOINES-W DSM MSA .  332200  319100  13100  3.9   330300  316700  13700  4.1
IOWA CITY MSA ........   98000   95000   3000  3.1    98900   95800   3100  3.2
SIOUX CITY MSA .......   79300   75700   3600  4.5    79400   75900   3500  4.4
WATERLOO - CF MSA ....   97200   91800   5400  5.5    97500   93300   4200  4.3
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COUNTIES: (NOT SEASONALLY ADJ.)

ADAIR ................    4620    4470    140  3.1     4540    4380    160  3.6
ADAMS ................    2160    2080     80  3.6     2160    2080     80  3.9
ALLAMAKEE ............    7900    7540    360  4.5     7800    7430    360  4.7
APPANOOSE ............    6060    5720    340  5.5     6060    5680    380  6.3
AUDUBON ..............    3250    3130    130  3.9     3160    3030    130  4.1
BENTON (PART OF MSA)..   13800   13200    600  4.4    13800   13200    600  4.5
BLACK HAWK
   (PART OF MSA)......   76000   71500   4500  5.9    76100   72700   3400  4.5
BOONE (MICRO) ........   15840   15350    480  3.0    16220   15710    510  3.1
BREMER (PART OF MSA) .   14200   13700    600  4.2    14400   13900    500  3.5
BUCHANAN .............   11480   10860    620  5.4    11280   10780    500  4.4
BUENA VISTA (MICRO) ..   10860   10400    460  4.2    10890   10430    450  4.2
BUTLER ...............    9010    8640    370  4.2     9000    8670    330  3.7
CALHOUN ..............    5060    4860    200  4.0     5060    4840    220  4.4
CARROLL ..............   12240   11870    370  3.0    12060   11680    380  3.2
CASS .................    7910    7630    280  3.6     7800    7490    310  3.9
CEDAR ................   11350   10950    400  3.5    11490   11050    440  3.8
CERRO GORDO
   (PART OF MICRO) ...   24460   23370   1090  4.4    24290   23170   1120  4.6
CHEROKEE .............    7060    6760    300  4.3     6970    6690    280  4.0
CHICKASAW ............    7080    6770    310  4.4     6980    6690    290  4.2
CLARKE ...............    4620    4420    200  4.3     4520    4310    210  4.7
CLAY .................    9410    9070    340  3.7     9560    9210    350  3.6
CLAYTON ..............   10380    9960    420  4.1    10270    9850    420  4.1
CLINTON (MICRO) ......   26480   25240   1240  4.7    26530   25170   1360  5.1
CRAWFORD .............    9490    9180    310  3.3     9450    9120    330  3.5
DALLAS (PART OF MSA) .   40700   39300   1400  3.4    40400   39000   1400  3.5
DAVIS ................    4130    3900    230  5.6     4120    3830    300  7.2
DECATUR ..............    4250    4100    160  3.7     4230    4070    170  3.9
DELAWARE..............   11340   10970    370  3.2    11330   10950    380  3.4
DES MOINES
   (PART OF MICRO) ...   21430   20380   1060  4.9    21250   20130   1120  5.3
DICKINSON (MICRO) ....   10280    9900    380  3.7     9680    9310    370  3.9
DUBUQUE (MSA) ........   55600   53600   2100  3.7    55600   53500   2200  3.9
EMMET ................    5880    5650    240  4.0     5900    5650    250  4.3
FAYETTE ..............   11180   10650    530  4.8    11200   10710    490  4.4
FLOYD ................    8410    8060    340  4.1     8260    7900    360  4.4
FRANKLIN .............    6400    6180    230  3.5     6240    6000    230  3.8
FREMONT ..............    4150    4000    160  3.7     4120    3950    170  4.0
GREENE ...............    5110    4880    230  4.5     5080    4880    210  4.1
GRUNDY (PART OF MSA) .    7000    6700    300  4.1     7000    6800    200  3.4
GUTHRIE (PART OF MSA)     5700    5400    200  3.9     5600    5400    200  3.9
HAMILTON .............    6930    6620    310  4.4     6790    6470    320  4.7
HANCOCK ..............    6120    5930    200  3.2     6040    5830    210  3.5
HARDIN ...............    9170    8790    380  4.1     9160    8780    390  4.2
HARRISON (PART OF MSA)    7150    6900    250  3.5     7100    6860    250  3.5
HENRY ................    9320    8890    420  4.5     9390    8930    450  4.8
HOWARD ...............    5080    4900    180  3.6     4970    4770    200  4.1
HUMBOLDT .............    5180    4990    190  3.6     5230    5030    200  3.8

 
                           MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DATA

                                 AUGUST  2014                SEPTEMBER  2014

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

IDA ..................    4140    4010    130  3.1     4090    3960    130  3.3
IOWA .................    9040    8640    400  4.4     8970    8580    400  4.4
JACKSON ..............   11100   10620    480  4.3    10950   10430    520  4.7
JASPER (MICRO) .......   17450   16620    830  4.8    17780   16900    890  5.0
JEFFERSON ............    7920    7540    390  4.9     8000    7570    430  5.4
JOHNSON (PART OF MSA)    85600   83000   2600  3.1    86400   83700   2700  3.1
JONES (PART OF MSA) ..   10500   10000    500  4.3    10500   10000    400  4.3
KEOKUK ...............    5720    5500    220  3.8     5800    5540    260  4.4
KOSSUTH ..............    9510    9230    270  2.9     9380    9090    280  3.0
LEE (PART OF MICRO) ..   17160   16030   1140  6.6    17130   15930   1200  7.0
LINN (PART OF MSA) ...  123200  118000   5100  4.2   123000  117600   5400  4.4
LOUISA (PART OF MICRO)    6050    5810    240  4.0     6010    5760    250  4.2
LUCAS ................    4610    4450    150  3.3     4600    4420    180  4.0
LYON .................    7950    7790    160  2.0     7830    7650    180  2.3
MADISON (PART OF MSA)     8300    8000    300  4.0     8200    7900    300  4.0
MAHASKA (MICRO) ......   11600   11120    480  4.1    11800   11270    540  4.5
MARION (MICRO) .......   16960   16330    630  3.7    17360   16670    690  4.0
MARSHALL (MICRO) .....   20230   19260    970  4.8    20200   19210    990  4.9
MILLS (PART OF MSA) ..    7750    7460    290  3.8     7740    7410    320  4.2
MITCHELL .............    5810    5620    190  3.2     5690    5490    200  3.5
MONONA ...............    4630    4410    220  4.7     4610    4380    230  5.0
MONROE ...............    4310    4120    190  4.5     4390    4180    220  5.0
MONTGOMERY ...........    5130    4920    200  3.9     5060    4850    210  4.2
MUSCATINE
   (PART OF MICRO) ...   23910   22980    930  3.9    23760   22790    970  4.1
O BRIEN ..............    7990    7750    250  3.1     7990    7730    260  3.2
OSCEOLA ..............    3250    3140    110  3.3     3190    3070    120  3.6
PAGE .................    7300    6990    310  4.3     7280    6950    330  4.5
PALO ALTO ............    5300    5130    170  3.1     5270    5100    170  3.3
PLYMOUTH .............   15210   14730    480  3.1    15030   14460    580  3.8
POCAHONTAS ...........    4470    4330    140  3.0     4460    4300    150  3.4
POLK (PART OF MSA) ...  250900  240700  10200  4.1   249500  238900  10600  4.3
POTTAWATTAMIE
   (PART OF MSA) .....   48880   46940   1950  4.0    48480   46640   1840  3.8
POWESHIEK ............   10420   10020    410  3.9    11000   10570    440  4.0
RINGGOLD .............    2540    2450    100  3.7     2500    2400    100  4.0
SAC ..................    6000    5800    190  3.2     5910    5710    200  3.4
SCOTT (PART OF MSA) ..   90360   85280   5080  5.6    89410   84150   5270  5.9
SHELBY ...............    8250    8040    210  2.5     8080    7860    220  2.7
SIOUX ................   19950   19420    530  2.7    20540   19980    560  2.7
STORY (MSA) ..........   49400   47900   1600  3.2    53100   51500   1700  3.2
TAMA .................    8840    8410    430  4.9     8760    8330    420  4.8
TAYLOR ...............    3430    3300    130  3.7     3430    3300    130  3.8
UNION ................    6950    6650    300  4.3     6980    6690    300  4.3
VAN BUREN ............    3900    3730    170  4.3     3910    3700    200  5.2
WAPELLO (MICRO) ......   18430   17440    990  5.3    18850   17520   1330  7.0
WARREN (PART OF MSA) .   26700   25700   1000  3.7    26600   25500   1100  4.1
WASHINGTON
   (PART OF MSA) .....   12400   12000    400  3.4    12500   12100    400  3.4
WAYNE ................    3330    3190    140  4.1     3330    3180    140  4.3
WEBSTER (MICRO) ......   18760   17790    970  5.2    18750   17780    970  5.1
WINNEBAGO ............    5240    5030    210  4.0     5140    4920    230  4.4
WINNESHIEK ...........   11560   11140    420  3.6    12320   11880    440  3.6
WOODBURY (PART OF MSA)   55900   53600   2300  4.1    56100   53700   2400  4.3
WORTH (PART OF MICRO).    4210    4060    150  3.5     4190    4030    160  3.8
WRIGHT ...............    7310    7030    280  3.8     7120    6840    280  3.9







                            MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DATA

                                 AUGUST  2014                SEPTEMBER  2014

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

BURLINGTON ...........   25180   23890   1290  5.1    24930   23610   1320  5.3
FORT MADISON-KEOKUK ..   20590   19220   1380  6.7    20500   19100   1400  6.8
MASON CITY ...........   28670   27440   1240  4.3    28480   27200   1280  4.5
MUSCATINE ............   29960   28790   1170  3.9    29780   28550   1230  4.1
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CITIES: (NOT SEASONALLY ADJ.)

AMES .................   33500   32500   1000  3.0    36100   34900   1100  3.1
ANKENY ...............   29700   28800    900  3.0    29500   28600    900  3.0
BETTENDORF ...........   18600   17750    850  4.6    18380   17520    860  4.7
BURLINGTON ...........   13250   12550    690  5.2    13130   12400    720  5.5
CEDAR FALLS ..........   25100   24200    900  3.6    25400   24600    800  3.2
CEDAR RAPIDS .........   72400   69300   3100  4.3    72400   69100   3300  4.6
CLINTON ..............   13710   13010    710  5.1    13750   12970    780  5.7
COUNCIL BLUFFS .......   31920   30550   1370  4.3    31640   30360   1280  4.1
DAVENPORT ............   52770   49530   3240  6.1    52190   48870   3320  6.4
DES MOINES ...........  110600  105500   5100  4.6   110100  104700   5300  4.9
DUBUQUE ..............   33300   31900   1300  4.0    33200   31900   1400  4.2
FORT DODGE ...........   12660   11990    670  5.3    12650   11980    670  5.3
IOWA CITY ............   44700   43300   1400  3.1    45200   43700   1400  3.2
MARION ...............   21500   20800    700  3.3    21400   20700    700  3.3
MARSHALLTOWN .........   13180   12530    650  5.0    13200   12500    700  5.3
MASON CITY ...........   15220   14510    720  4.7    15100   14380    720  4.8
OTTUMWA ..............   12300   11610    690  5.6    12570   11660    910  7.2
SIOUX CITY ...........   44800   42900   1800  4.1    45000   43000   1900  4.3
URBANDALE ............   24800   24000    700  3.0    24600   23800    800  3.1
WATERLOO .............   37100   34400   2700  7.3    36900   34900   2000  5.3
WEST DES MOINES ......   36200   35000   1200  3.2    36100   34800   1300  3.6


U.S. (SEASONALLY ADJ)*  155959  146368   9591  6.1   155862  146600   9262  5.9  
  * FIGURES ROUNDED TO NEAREST THOUSAND


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