Iowa Local Labor Force Data

                           MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DATA

                                  MARCH  2015                    APRIL  2015

                        LABOR                        LABOR
                        FORCE    EMP    UNEMP RATE   FORCE    EMP    UNEMP RATE

IOWA (SEASONALLY ADJ). 1715100 1647100  68000  4.0  1713200 1647700  65500  3.8

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

CEDAR RAPIDS MSA .....  143700  137300   6400  4.4   143600  138200   5300  3.7
DES MOINES-W DSM MSA .  341500  327700  13700  4.0   341000  329200  11800  3.5
IOWA CITY MSA ........   97500   94900   2600  2.7    97700   95200   2400  2.5
SIOUX CITY MSA .......   94600   90600   3900  4.2    94600   91300   3200  3.4
WATERLOO - CF MSA ....   93700   89300   4400  4.7    93500   89300   4200  4.4
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COUNTIES: (NOT SEASONALLY ADJ.)

ADAIR ................    4220    4050    170  3.9     4250    4130    120  2.9
ADAMS ................    2200    2120     80  3.5     2220    2150     60  2.9
ALLAMAKEE ............    7930    7420    520  6.5     7950    7560    390  4.8
APPANOOSE ............    6210    5870    340  5.5     6240    5940    300  4.8
AUDUBON ..............    3360    3200    160  4.6     3400    3270    130  3.7
BENTON (PART OF MSA)..   13900   13200    700  4.7    13800   13300    500  3.7
BLACK HAWK
   (PART OF MSA)......   72500   69000   3500  4.8    72400   68900   3400  4.7
BOONE (MICRO) ........   15520   15020    500  3.2    15510   15030    480  3.1
BREMER (PART OF MSA) .   14300   13800    600  4.0    14300   13800    500  3.4
BUCHANAN .............   11540   10930    620  5.3    11530   11060    470  4.1
BUENA VISTA (MICRO) ..   11640   11250    390  3.4    11500   11120    380  3.3
BUTLER ...............    8530    8080    450  5.3     8520    8180    340  4.0
CALHOUN ..............    4430    4210    220  5.0     4510    4310    200  4.5
CARROLL ..............   11170   10850    320  2.9    11220   10930    300  2.7
CASS .................    7450    7090    360  4.8     7460    7190    270  3.6
CEDAR ................   11070   10610    460  4.2    11060   10680    380  3.4
CERRO GORDO
   (PART OF MICRO) ...   22910   21850   1060  4.6    22850   21930    930  4.1
CHEROKEE .............    6440    6010    430  6.6     6420    6070    350  5.4
CHICKASAW ............    6580    6220    360  5.4     6580    6260    320  4.8
CLARKE ...............    4870    4620    250  5.1     4800    4620    190  3.9
CLAY .................    8880    8530    360  4.0     8870    8570    300  3.4
CLAYTON ..............   10220    9640    580  5.7    10220    9840    380  3.7
CLINTON (MICRO) ......   24540   23230   1300  5.3    24650   23480   1170  4.8
CRAWFORD .............    8770    8380    400  4.5     8800    8490    320  3.6
DALLAS (PART OF MSA) .   42300   41000   1300  3.2    42400   41200   1200  2.8
DAVIS (PART OF MICRO).    4170    3970    200  4.8     4160    3990    170  4.1
DECATUR ..............    4500    4330    170  3.7     4480    4350    130  3.0
DELAWARE..............   10590   10120    470  4.4    10590   10250    340  3.2
DES MOINES
   (PART OF MICRO) ...   20740   19780    960  4.6    20850   19960    890  4.3
DICKINSON (MICRO) ....    9360    8850    510  5.4     9590    9210    380  3.9
DUBUQUE (MSA) ........   56700   54200   2400  4.3    56100   54200   1900  3.4
EMMET ................    5680    5470    210  3.7     5800    5590    210  3.7
FAYETTE ..............   11110   10460    650  5.8    11000   10500    500  4.5
FLOYD ................    8430    8060    380  4.5     8460    8150    320  3.7
FRANKLIN .............    5980    5730    250  4.2     6060    5860    190  3.2
FREMONT ..............    4210    4050    160  3.7     4230    4090    140  3.3
GREENE ...............    5470    5270    210  3.8     5640    5400    240  4.2
GRUNDY (PART OF MSA) .    6800    6500    300  4.5     6800    6600    300  3.7
GUTHRIE (PART OF MSA)     5800    5500    300  4.8     5800    5600    200  3.5
HAMILTON .............    7220    6880    340  4.7     7240    6940    300  4.1
HANCOCK ..............    6410    6200    210  3.2     6440    6270    170  2.7
HARDIN ...............    8870    8470    390  4.4     8890    8570    320  3.6
HARRISON (PART OF MSA)    7730    7460    270  3.5     7740    7510    230  3.0
HENRY ................    9570    9170    390  4.1     9520    9160    370  3.9
HOWARD ...............    5420    5160    260  4.8     5430    5240    190  3.5
HUMBOLDT .............    5330    5120    210  3.9     5380    5200    180  3.3





                            MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DATA

                                  MARCH  2015                    APRIL  2015

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

IDA ..................    4000    3840    160  4.0     4000    3880    120  3.0
IOWA .................   10220    9750    470  4.6    10230    9890    340  3.3
JACKSON ..............   11130   10530    600  5.4    11130   10690    430  3.9
JASPER (MICRO) .......   19170   18270    890  4.7    19320   18550    760  4.0
JEFFERSON (MICRO) ....    9180    8800    380  4.1     9220    8870    350  3.8
JOHNSON (PART OF MSA)    84700   82600   2200  2.6    84900   82900   2100  2.4
JONES (PART OF MSA) ..   11000   10300    600  5.8    10900   10400    500  4.1
KEOKUK ...............    5730    5460    280  4.8     5830    5630    200  3.4
KOSSUTH ..............    8660    8360    300  3.5     8870    8620    250  2.8
LEE (PART OF MICRO) ..   17800   16790   1010  5.7    17650   16650   1010  5.7
LINN (PART OF MSA) ...  118800  113800   5100  4.3   118900  114500   4400  3.7
LOUISA ...............    6020    5760    260  4.3     6030    5820    210  3.5
LUCAS ................    4340    4170    170  3.9     4320    4170    150  3.5
LYON .................    7150    7000    150  2.2     7240    7110    130  1.8
MADISON (PART OF MSA)     8400    8000    400  5.0     8400    8100    300  3.6
MAHASKA (MICRO) ......   12050   11510    540  4.5    12110   11660    450  3.7
MARION ....... .......   17430   16760    670  3.9    17530   16970    560  3.2
MARSHALL (MICRO) .....   19960   18710   1250  6.3    19810   18870    930  4.7
MILLS (PART OF MSA) ..    7570    7270    300  3.9     7570    7310    260  3.5
MITCHELL .............    5480    5290    190  3.5     5560    5410    150  2.7
MONONA ...............    4870    4600    280  5.6     4840    4640    200  4.1
MONROE ...............    4140    3940    200  4.9     4100    3950    150  3.8
MONTGOMERY ...........    5240    5040    200  3.8     5250    5070    170  3.3
MUSCATINE ............
(MICRO)........... ...   22130   21160    970  4.4    22130   21300    830  3.8
O BRIEN ..............    8200    7920    280  3.4     8260    8040    220  2.7
OSCEOLA ..............    3460    3340    120  3.4     3510    3420     90  2.7
PAGE .................    6690    6410    280  4.2     6730    6480    250  3.8
PALO ALTO ............    4940    4780    160  3.2     4970    4820    150  3.0
PLYMOUTH (PART OF MSA)   14970   14500    470  3.1    15040   14640    390  2.6
POCAHONTAS ...........    4520    4380    140  3.1     4570    4450    130  2.7
POLK (PART OF MSA) ...  257800  247200  10600  4.1   257500  248200   9200  3.6
POTTAWATTAMIE
   (PART OF MSA) .....   49700   47790   1910  3.8    49660   47920   1740  3.5
POWESHIEK ............   10560   10110    450  4.3    10790   10440    360  3.3
RINGGOLD .............    2570    2480    100  3.7     2600    2520     70  2.8
SAC ..................    5620    5390    220  4.0     5710    5530    180  3.2
SCOTT (PART OF MSA) ..   86910   82420   4490  5.2    86850   82830   4020  4.6
SHELBY ...............    7040    6820    220  3.1     7070    6890    180  2.6
SIOUX ................   20700   20050    650  3.1    20860   20400    460  2.2
STORY (MSA) ..........   59000   57700   1400  2.3    58800   57500   1300  2.2
TAMA .................    9310    8750    570  6.1     9220    8820    410  4.4
TAYLOR ...............    3300    3190    110  3.3     3320    3230    100  2.9
UNION ................    6870    6540    330  4.8     6860    6600    250  3.7
VAN BUREN ............    3940    3780    160  4.1     3990    3840    140  3.6
WAPELLO(PART OF MICRO)   17990   17050    940  5.2    17980   17110    860  4.8
WARREN (PART OF MSA) .   27100   26100   1100  4.0    27000   26200    900  3.2
WASHINGTON
   (PART OF MSA) .....   12800   12300    500  3.7    12800   12400    400  3.0
WAYNE ................    2960    2820    140  4.6     2950    2840    110  3.7
WEBSTER (MICRO) ......   19860   18900    960  4.8    19870   19010    850  4.3
WINNEBAGO ............    5220    5010    220  4.2     5290    5080    210  3.9
WINNESHIEK ...........   12580   11940    640  5.1    12670   12240    420  3.3
WOODBURY (PART OF MSA)   56800   54400   2400  4.2    56800   54800   2000  3.6
WORTH (PART OF MICRO).    4170    3980    190  4.6     4210    4030    180  4.3
WRIGHT ...............    7080    6760    320  4.4     7090    6830    270  3.7




                            MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DATA

                                  MARCH  2015                    APRIL  2015

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

BURLINGTON ...........   24470   23300   1170  4.8    24570   23530   1040  4.2
FORT MADISON-KEOKUK ..   29960   28140   1820  6.1    29900   28110   1790  6.0
MASON CITY ...........   27080   25830   1250  4.6    27070   25960   1110  4.1
OTTUMWA ..............   22160   21020   1140  5.1    22140   21110   1040  4.7
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CITIES: (NOT SEASONALLY ADJ.)

AMES .................   39900   39100    800  1.9    39800   39000    800  2.0
ANKENY ...............   30300   29700    700  2.2    30500   29800    700  2.2
BETTENDORF ...........   17540   16870    670  3.8    17610   16950    650  3.7
BURLINGTON ...........   12860   12240    620  4.8    12950   12350    590  4.6
CEDAR FALLS ..........   23000   22400    700  3.0    23000   22300    700  2.9
CEDAR RAPIDS .........   71000   68000   3000  4.2    71100   68400   2600  3.7
CLINTON ..............   12780   12090    690  5.4    12900   12220    690  5.3
COUNCIL BLUFFS .......   32530   31260   1260  3.9    32590   31350   1240  3.8
DAVENPORT ............   50790   48060   2730  5.4    50920   48290   2620  5.2
DES MOINES ...........  113100  107400   5700  5.0   112700  107900   4800  4.2
DUBUQUE ..............   33800   32600   1200  3.6    33700   32500   1100  3.4
FORT DODGE ...........   12610   12020    590  4.7    12610   12100    520  4.1
IOWA CITY ............   43000   42000   1000  2.3    43100   42100   1000  2.3
MARION ...............   19400   18700    700  3.6    19400   18900    600  3.0
MARSHALLTOWN .........   13030   12100    930  7.1    12840   12200    640  5.0
MASON CITY ...........   14490   13830    670  4.6    14480   13880    600  4.2
OTTUMWA ..............   12330   11690    650  5.2    12350   11730    620  5.0
SIOUX CITY ...........   45500   43600   1900  4.2    45600   43900   1600  3.6
URBANDALE ............   24900   24200    700  2.8    25000   24300    600  2.6
WATERLOO .............   35800   33800   2000  5.6    35800   33800   2000  5.7
WEST DES MOINES ......   37600   36600   1000  2.7    37800   36800   1000  2.6


U.S. (SEASONALLY ADJ)*  156906  148331   8575  5.5   157072  148523   8549  5.4
  * FIGURES ROUNDED TO NEAREST THOUSAND


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