Iowa Local Labor Force Data

		                   MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DATA

                               FEBRUARY  2015                    MARCH  2015

                        LABOR                        LABOR
                        FORCE    EMP    UNEMP RATE   FORCE    EMP    UNEMP RATE

IOWA (SEASONALLY ADJ). 1716800 1646500  70300  4.1  1715000 1647100  67800  4.0

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

CEDAR RAPIDS MSA .....  144200  137300   7000  4.8   143600  137300   6300  4.4
DES MOINES-W DSM MSA .  341800  327000  14900  4.4   341200  327600  13600  4.0
IOWA CITY MSA ........   97800   94800   3000  3.1    97500   94900   2600  2.7
SIOUX CITY MSA .......   94500   90300   4200  4.4    94600   90700   3900  4.2
WATERLOO - CF MSA ....   93800   89000   4800  5.1    93700   89300   4400  4.6
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COUNTIES: (NOT SEASONALLY ADJ.)

ADAIR ................    4210    4010    200  4.8     4210    4050    170  3.9
ADAMS ................    2190    2110     80  3.8     2200    2120     70  3.4
ALLAMAKEE ............    7890    7330    560  7.1     7930    7410    520  6.5
APPANOOSE ............    6170    5820    350  5.7     6210    5870    340  5.5
AUDUBON ..............    3330    3150    180  5.3     3360    3200    160  4.6
BENTON (PART OF MSA)..   13900   13200    700  5.1    13800   13200    600  4.7
BLACK HAWK
   (PART OF MSA)......   72700   68800   3800  5.3    72500   69000   3500  4.8
BOONE (MICRO) ........   15580   15000    580  3.7    15530   15030    500  3.2
BREMER (PART OF MSA) .   14400   13700    600  4.4    14300   13800    600  3.9
BUCHANAN .............   11500   10840    650  5.7    11540   10930    610  5.3
BUENA VISTA (MICRO) ..   11570   11130    450  3.9    11630   11240    390  3.3
BUTLER ...............    8500    8010    490  5.7     8520    8080    440  5.2
CALHOUN ..............    4430    4190    240  5.4     4420    4210    220  4.9
CARROLL ..............   11150   10780    370  3.3    11160   10850    320  2.8
CASS .................    7430    7020    410  5.5     7450    7090    360  4.8
CEDAR ................   11090   10590    500  4.5    11070   10610    460  4.1
CERRO GORDO
   (PART OF MICRO) ...   22990   21830   1160  5.1    22890   21840   1050  4.6
CHEROKEE .............    6480    6010    470  7.2     6430    6010    420  6.6
CHICKASAW ............    6470    6090    390  6.0     6580    6220    360  5.4
CLARKE ...............    4840    4590    260  5.3     4870    4620    250  5.1
CLAY .................    8880    8470    410  4.6     8880    8520    360  4.0
CLAYTON ..............   10150    9490    660  6.5    10190    9610    580  5.7
CLINTON (MICRO) ......   24680   23210   1470  6.0    24530   23230   1300  5.3
CRAWFORD .............    8750    8310    440  5.0     8770    8370    400  4.6
DALLAS (PART OF MSA) .   42300   40900   1400  3.4    42300   41000   1300  3.1
DAVIS (PART OF MICRO).    4140    3930    220  5.2     4170    3970    200  4.8
DECATUR ..............    4500    4320    180  3.9     4500    4330    170  3.7
DELAWARE..............   10550   10030    520  4.9    10590   10120    470  4.4
DES MOINES
   (PART OF MICRO) ...   20780   19690   1080  5.2    20740   19780    960  4.6
DICKINSON (MICRO) ....    9310    8730    570  6.1     9360    8850    510  5.4
DUBUQUE (MSA) ........   56800   54000   2700  4.8    56600   54200   2400  4.2
EMMET ................    5670    5440    230  4.1     5680    5470    210  3.6
FAYETTE ..............   11090   10400    700  6.3    11100   10460    650  5.8
FLOYD ................    8440    8010    430  5.1     8440    8050    380  4.5
FRANKLIN .............    5940    5670    270  4.6     5980    5730    250  4.2
FREMONT ..............    4180    4010    170  4.0     4200    4050    150  3.6
GREENE ...............    5480    5250    230  4.1     5470    5270    210  3.8
GRUNDY (PART OF MSA) .    6800    6500    300  5.0     6800    6500    300  4.5
GUTHRIE (PART OF MSA)     5800    5500    300  5.3     5800    5500    300  4.8
HAMILTON .............    7230    6850    370  5.2     7230    6890    340  4.7
HANCOCK ..............    6390    6170    210  3.3     6410    6200    210  3.2
HARDIN ...............    8910    8430    490  5.5     8860    8470    390  4.4
HARRISON (PART OF MSA)    7760    7430    330  4.3     7740    7470    270  3.4
HENRY ................    9630    9170    460  4.7     9570    9170    400  4.1
HOWARD ...............    5390    5110    280  5.2     5420    5160    260  4.8
HUMBOLDT .............    5310    5080    240  4.5     5320    5110    210  3.9



                            MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DATA

                               FEBRUARY  2015                    MARCH  2015

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

IDA ..................    3960    3800    160  4.0     4000    3840    160  4.0
IOWA .................   10190    9670    510  5.0    10200    9740    460  4.5
JACKSON ..............   11100   10430    670  6.0    11120   10520    600  5.4
JASPER (MICRO) .......   19130   18190    940  4.9    19160   18270    890  4.6
JEFFERSON (MICRO) ....    9180    8760    420  4.5     9170    8800    380  4.1
JOHNSON (PART OF MSA)    85000   82500   2500  2.9    84700   82600   2100  2.5
JONES (PART OF MSA) ..   11000   10300    700  6.3    11000   10300    600  5.8
KEOKUK ...............    5700    5400    300  5.3     5720    5450    270  4.7
KOSSUTH ..............    8580    8250    330  3.9     8660    8350    300  3.5
LEE (PART OF MICRO) ..   17830   16720   1120  6.3    17790   16780   1000  5.6
LINN (PART OF MSA) ...  119300  113800   5600  4.7   118800  113800   5000  4.2
LOUISA ...............    6010    5730    290  4.8     6020    5760    260  4.4
LUCAS ................    4360    4160    200  4.6     4340    4170    170  4.0
LYON .................    7110    6930    180  2.5     7150    7000    160  2.2
MADISON (PART OF MSA)     8500    8000    500  5.6     8400    8000    400  4.9
MAHASKA (MICRO) ......   12100   11510    590  4.9    12040   11510    540  4.5
MARION ....... .......   17480   16730    750  4.3    17420   16760    660  3.8
MARSHALL (MICRO) .....   20080   18690   1390  6.9    19940   18700   1240  6.2
MILLS (PART OF MSA) ..    7570    7230    340  4.4     7580    7280    300  3.9
MITCHELL .............    5400    5190    210  3.9     5480    5290    190  3.5
MONONA ...............    4850    4550    300  6.2     4870    4600    280  5.6
MONROE ...............    4150    3920    230  5.5     4140    3930    210  5.0
MONTGOMERY ...........    5230    5010    220  4.1     5240    5040    200  3.8
MUSCATINE ............
(MICRO)........... ...   22140   21100   1040  4.7    22110   21150    960  4.4
O BRIEN ..............    8140    7820    320  3.9     8200    7910    280  3.4
OSCEOLA ..............    3450    3320    130  3.9     3460    3340    120  3.4
PAGE .................    6690    6380    310  4.6     6690    6410    280  4.2
PALO ALTO ............    4910    4730    180  3.6     4940    4780    160  3.2
PLYMOUTH (PART OF MSA)   15000   14400    500  3.5    15000   14500    500  3.1
POCAHONTAS ...........    4490    4340    150  3.4     4520    4380    140  3.1
POLK (PART OF MSA) ...  258000  246600  11400  4.4   257600  247100  10500  4.1
POTTAWATTAMIE
   (PART OF MSA) .....   49750   47600   2150  4.3    49770   47860   1910  3.8
POWESHIEK ............   10520   10010    510  4.8    10550   10100    450  4.3
RINGGOLD .............    2560    2450    110  4.3     2570    2480    100  3.7
SAC ..................    5590    5340    250  4.5     5610    5390    220  3.9
SCOTT (PART OF MSA) ..   86980   82120   4860  5.6    86900   82440   4460  5.1
SHELBY ...............    7030    6790    240  3.4     7040    6820    220  3.1
SIOUX ................   20720   19990    730  3.5    20690   20040    650  3.1
STORY (MSA) ..........   59100   57500   1600  2.7    59200   57800   1400  2.3
TAMA .................    9340    8720    620  6.7     9310    8740    570  6.1
TAYLOR ...............    3300    3180    120  3.5     3300    3190    110  3.4
UNION ................    6820    6460    360  5.3     6870    6540    330  4.8
VAN BUREN ............    3950    3760    190  4.8     3940    3780    160  4.1
WAPELLO(PART OF MICRO)   18030   17000   1020  5.7    17980   17040    930  5.2
WARREN (PART OF MSA) .   27200   26000   1200  4.5    27100   26000   1100  4.0
WASHINGTON
   (PART OF MSA) .....   12800   12300    500  4.3    12800   12300    500  3.7
WAYNE ................    2960    2810    150  5.0     2960    2820    140  4.6
WEBSTER (MICRO) ......   19900   18870   1030  5.2    19850   18890    960  4.8
WINNEBAGO ............    5220    4990    230  4.5     5220    5010    220  4.2
WINNESHIEK ...........   12480   11790    690  5.5    12570   11930    640  5.1
WOODBURY (PART OF MSA)   56700   54200   2600  4.5    56800   54400   2400  4.2
WORTH (PART OF MICRO).    4160    3950    210  5.1     4170    3980    190  4.6
WRIGHT ...............    7060    6730    330  4.7     7070    6760    310  4.4






                            MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DATA

                               FEBRUARY  2015                    MARCH  2015

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

BURLINGTON ...........   24430   23110   1320  5.4    24470   23300   1170  4.8
FORT MADISON-KEOKUK ..   29770   27830   1950  6.5    29940   28130   1810  6.0
MASON CITY ...........   27160   25780   1380  5.1    27060   25820   1250  4.6
OTTUMWA ..............   22170   20930   1240  5.6    22140   21010   1130  5.1
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CITIES: (NOT SEASONALLY ADJ.)

AMES .................   39900   39000    900  2.3    40000   39200    800  1.9
ANKENY ...............   30300   29600    700  2.5    30300   29700    700  2.2
BETTENDORF ...........   17540   16810    730  4.2    17550   16870    680  3.8
BURLINGTON ...........   12890   12190    700  5.4    12860   12240    620  4.8
CEDAR FALLS ..........   23100   22300    800  3.5    23000   22400    700  3.0
CEDAR RAPIDS .........   71300   68000   3300  4.6    70900   68000   2900  4.1
CLINTON ..............   12820   12080    740  5.8    12780   12090    690  5.4
COUNCIL BLUFFS .......   32570   31140   1430  4.4    32570   31310   1260  3.9
DAVENPORT ............   50840   47880   2950  5.8    50780   48070   2710  5.3
DES MOINES ...........  113300  107200   6100  5.4   113000  107400   5600  5.0
DUBUQUE ..............   33800   32400   1400  4.1    33800   32600   1200  3.6
FORT DODGE ...........   12660   12010    650  5.2    12600   12020    580  4.6
IOWA CITY ............   43100   42000   1100  2.7    43000   42000   1000  2.2
MARION ...............   19500   18700    700  3.8    19400   18700    700  3.6
MARSHALLTOWN .........   13100   12080   1020  7.8    13020   12090    930  7.1
MASON CITY ...........   14520   13820    710  4.9    14490   13820    660  4.6
OTTUMWA ..............   12340   11660    690  5.6    12330   11680    650  5.2
SIOUX CITY ...........   45500   43400   2000  4.5    45600   43700   1900  4.2
URBANDALE ............   24900   24100    800  3.1    24900   24200    700  2.8
WATERLOO .............   35900   33700   2200  6.1    35800   33800   2000  5.6
WEST DES MOINES ......   37600   36500   1100  2.9    37600   36600   1000  2.6


U.S. (SEASONALLY ADJ)*  157002  148297   8705  5.5   156906  148331   8575  5.5
  * FIGURES ROUNDED TO NEAREST THOUSAND


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