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MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DATA

FEBRUARY 2010 MARCH 2010

LABOR LABOR
FORCE EMP UNEMP RATE FORCE EMP UNEMP RATE

IOWA (SEASONALLY ADJ). 1682200 1570300 111900 6.7 1685100 1570500 114600 6.8

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

CEDAR RAPIDS MSA ..... 147000 136200 10800 7.3 147500 136600 10900 7.4
DES MOINES-W DSM MSA . 313600 291600 22000 7 315300 292700 22500 7.1
IOWA CITY MSA ........ 92600 88000 4600 5 93100 88400 4700 5.1
SIOUX CITY MSA ....... 76900 71900 5000 6.5 77900 72600 5300 6.8
WATERLOO - CF MSA .... 95100 88600 6500 6.8 95300 88800 6600 6.9
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COUNTIES: (NOT SEASONA LLY ADJ. )

ADAIR ................ 4160 3840 320 7.7 4190 3870 320 7.6
ADAMS ................ 2150 2010 140 6.4 2170 2020 150 7
ALLAMAKEE ............ 7540 6650 900 11.9 7660 6740 910 11.9
APPANOOSE ............ 6180 5590 580 9.4 6210 5620 590 9.5
AUDUBON .............. 3410 3150 250 7.4 3430 3170 260 7.5
BENTON (PART OF MSA).. 14600 13400 1200 8.1 14600 13500 1200 8.1
BLACK HAWK (PART OF MSA) 74200 69000 5200 7 74300 69100 5200 7
BOONE (MICRO) ........ 15660 14540 1120 7.2 15700 14580 1120 7.1
BREMER (PART OF MSA) . 13900 13100 800 5.9 14000 13100 900 6.1
BUCHANAN ............. 11140 10220 910 8.2 11300 10370 930 8.2
BUENA VISTA (MICRO) .. 10710 10090 620 5.8 10800 10170 640 5.9
BUTLER ............... 8690 7990 700 8.1 8740 8070 670 7.7
CALHOUN .............. 5170 4820 340 6.7 5170 4820 350 6.8
CARROLL .............. 12030 11430 600 5 12090 11480 620 5.1
CASS ................. 7640 6980 670 8.7 7720 7060 660 8.6
CEDAR ................ 11530 10770 750 6.5 11590 10830 760 6.6
CERRO GORDO (PART OF MICRO)25100 23040 2060 8.2 25270 23140 2130 8.4
CHEROKEE ............. 6770 6380 390 5.7 6770 6390 380 5.7
CHICKASAW ............ 6890 6240 650 9.4 6940 6280 650 9.4
CLARKE ............... 4930 4470 460 9.3 4920 4470 450 9.2
CLAY ................. 9450 8730 720 7.6 9560 8880 690 7.2
CLAYTON .............. 9910 8840 1070 10.8 10000 8920 1080 10.8
CLINTON (MICRO) ...... 27790 25520 2280 8.2 27670 25380 2290 8.3
CRAWFORD ............. 9340 8830 510 5.5 9460 8930 530 5.6
DALLAS (PART OF MSA) . 33700 31700 2000 6 33900 31800 2100 6.3
DAVIS ................ 4080 3700 380 9.4 4120 3710 410 9.9
DECATUR .............. 4150 3810 340 8.2 4180 3830 350 8.4
DELAWARE.............. 10700 9860 840 7.8 10870 10000 880 8.1
DES MOINES (PART OF MICRO) 20890 18980 1910 9.1 20970 19110 1860 8.9
DICKINSON (MICRO) .... 8990 8170 820 9.1 9130 8270 850 9.3
DUBUQUE (MSA) ........ 51900 47800 4000 7.8 51800 47700 4100 7.8
EMMET ................ 5970 5430 530 9 5930 5410 520 8.8
FAYETTE .............. 11000 9930 1070 9.7 11070 9980 1090 9.9
FLOYD ................ 8660 7830 830 9.6 8650 7810 850 9.8
FRANKLIN ............. 5970 5470 490 8.3 6050 5540 500 8.3
FREMONT .............. 3760 3470 290 7.7 3750 3480 270 7.3
GREENE ............... 4910 4540 370 7.6 4940 4580 360 7.3
GRUNDY (PART OF MSA) . 7000 6500 500 7.3 7000 6500 500 7.4
GUTHRIE (PART OF MSA) 5900 5300 500 8.7 5900 5400 500 8.9
HAMILTON ............. 8260 7540 710 8.6 8280 7530 750 9
HANCOCK .............. 5940 5410 530 8.9 5950 5430 530 8.9
HARDIN ............... 9460 8690 770 8.2 9550 8790 770 8
HARRISON (PART OF MSA) 7660 7150 520 6.7 7720 7170 550 7.1
HENRY ................ 9720 8700 1020 10.5 9850 8830 1020 10.3
HOWARD ............... 5020 4540 480 9.5 5050 4580 470 9.2
HUMBOLDT ............. 5250 4910 340 6.5 5340 5000 340 6.4
IDA .................. 4000 3730 270 6.7 4020 3750 270 6.8
IOWA ................. 9000 8310 690 7.7 9030 8320 710 7.8
JACKSON .............. 11160 10050 1100 9.9 11180 10100 1070 9.6
JASPER (MICRO) ....... 17750 16040 1710 9.6 17710 16010 1700 9.6
JEFFERSON ............ 8270 7520 750 9 8380 7560 810 9.7
JOHNSON (PART OF MSA) 80300 76500 3800 4.7 80700 76800 3900 4.8
JONES (PART OF MSA) .. 10800 9800 1000 9.2 10900 9800 1000 9.6
KEOKUK ............... 5770 5240 520 9.1 5730 5230 500 8.8
KOSSUTH .............. 9110 8520 590 6.5 9160 8570 580 6.4
LEE (PART OF MICRO) .. 17490 15590 1900 10.9 17700 15770 1940 10.9
LINN (PART OF MSA) ... 121600 113000 8600 7.1 122000 113300 8700 7.1
LOUISA (PART OF MICRO) 6250 5690 560 8.9 6250 5700 540 8.7
LUCAS ................ 4660 4330 330 7 4660 4320 340 7.2
LYON ................. 6810 6480 330 4.8 6940 6600 330 4.8
MADISON (PART OF MSA) 8500 7600 800 9.6 8500 7700 900 10
MAHASKA (MICRO) ...... 11630 10540 1090 9.4 11600 10550 1050 9.1
MARION (MICRO) ....... 16710 15290 1420 8.5 16840 15400 1440 8.6
MARSHALL (MICRO) ..... 20330 18620 1710 8.4 20420 18690 1730 8.5
MILLS (PART OF MSA) .. 7950 7520 430 5.4 8020 7550 470 5.9
MITCHELL ............. 6030 5650 380 6.3 6040 5630 420 6.9
MONONA ............... 4550 4110 440 9.6 4610 4150 460 10
MONROE ............... 4190 3810 380 9 4230 3860 370 8.8
MONTGOMERY ........... 5070 4590 490 9.6 5060 4590 470 9.2
MUSCATINE (PART OF MICRO) 24190 21470 2720 11.2 23730 21510 2220 9.3
O BRIEN .............. 8030 7520 510 6.3 8050 7530 520 6.4
OSCEOLA .............. 3300 3080 220 6.6 3330 3090 240 7.2
PAGE ................. 7470 6880 590 7.9 7500 6910 590 7.8
PALO ALTO ............ 5240 4850 390 7.5 5310 4920 390 7.4
PLYMOUTH ............. 14450 13680 770 5.3 14490 13700 800 5.5
POCAHONTAS ........... 4140 3870 280 6.6 4200 3930 270 6.5
POLK (PART OF MSA) ... 239800 223000 16800 7 240900 223900 17000 7.1
POTTAWATTAMIE (PART OF MSA)47820 44820 3000 6.3 48110 44990 3120 6.5
POWESHIEK ............ 10890 10100 790 7.2 10970 10190 780 7.1
RINGGOLD ............. 2490 2320 160 6.6 2520 2350 160 6.5
SAC .................. 5660 5320 340 5.9 5750 5390 360 6.2
SCOTT (PART OF MSA) .. 88240 81040 7200 8.2 87920 81180 6750 7.7
SHELBY ............... 7580 7190 390 5.1 7600 7180 420 5.5
SIOUX ................ 20090 19050 1040 5.2 20330 19240 1090 5.4
STORY (MSA) .......... 49700 47000 2600 5.3 49300 46700 2700 5.4
TAMA ................. 9010 8180 830 9.2 9080 8260 820 9.1
TAYLOR ............... 3320 3080 240 7.1 3310 3090 220 6.6
UNION ................ 6850 6300 550 8 6810 6270 530 7.8
VAN BUREN ............ 3810 3450 360 9.5 3890 3480 420 10.7
WAPELLO (MICRO) ...... 18480 16780 1710 9.2 18540 16790 1750 9.5
WARREN (PART OF MSA) . 25800 23900 1900 7.3 26000 24000 2000 7.6
WASHINGTON (PART OF MSA) 12300 11500 800 6.7 12400 11500 800 6.8
WAYNE ................ 3310 3080 230 6.9 3290 3070 230 6.9
WEBSTER (MICRO) ...... 19800 18140 1660 8.4 19980 18240 1750 8.7
WINNEBAGO ............ 5640 5180 460 8.2 5660 5180 470 8.3
WINNESHIEK ........... 12180 11170 1010 8.3 12420 11440 980 7.9
WOODBURY (PART OF MSA) 55000 51200 3800 6.9 55600 51600 3900 7.1
WORTH (PART OF MICRO). 4450 4080 360 8.2 4490 4100 390 8.6
WRIGHT ............... 7130 6520 610 8.5 7140 6550 600 8.3

MONTHLY LABOR FORCE DA TA

FEBRUAR Y 2010 MA RCH 20 10

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

BURLINGTON ........... 24900 22420 2490 10 25000 22600 2390 9.6


FORT MADISON-KEOKUK .. 21060 18740 2320 11 21320 18930 2390 11.2
MASON CITY ........... 29550 27120 2430 8.2 29760 27240 2520 8.5
MUSCATINE ............ 30440 27170 3270 10.7 29970 27220 2760 9.2
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CITIES: (NOT SEASONALL Y ADJ.)

AMES ................. 32700 31300 1400 4.4 32500 31100 1500 4.5
ANKENY ............... 25100 24000 1100 4.5 25300 24100 1200 4.7
BETTENDORF ........... 17590 16470 1130 6.4 17520 16490 1030 5.9
BURLINGTON ........... 12670 11450 1220 9.6 12720 11520 1190 9.4
CEDAR FALLS .......... 23900 22900 1100 4.5 24000 22900 1100 4.5
CEDAR RAPIDS ......... 73600 68500 5100 6.9 73800 68700 5100 6.9
CLINTON .............. 14230 12960 1270 8.9 14160 12890 1270 9
COUNCIL BLUFFS ....... 30800 28970 1830 5.9 31020 29080 1930 6.2
DAVENPORT ............ 52410 48040 4380 8.3 52250 48120 4130 7.9
DES MOINES ........... 106100 97200 8900 8.4 106600 97600 9000 8.4
DUBUQUE .............. 31000 28800 2200 7 30900 28700 2200 7.1
FORT DODGE ........... 13030 12030 1000 7.6 13140 12100 1040 7.9
IOWA CITY ............ 42700 41100 1600 3.8 43000 41300 1700 3.9
MARION ............... 19900 18800 1100 5.4 20000 18800 1200 5.8
MARSHALLTOWN ......... 12790 11660 1130 8.8 12860 11700 1150 9
MASON CITY ........... 15300 14040 1250 8.2 15380 14100 1280 8.3
OTTUMWA .............. 11990 10880 1110 9.2 12030 10890 1140 9.5
SIOUX CITY ........... 43900 40900 3000 6.8 44400 41300 3100 7
URBANDALE ............ 22500 21400 1100 4.9 22600 21500 1100 4.9
WATERLOO ............. 36300 33300 3000 8.2 36400 33300 3000 8.3
WEST DES MOINES ...... 33300 31800 1600 4.7 33500 31900 1600 4.8

U.S. (SEASONALLY ADJ)* 153512 138641 14871 9.7 153910 138905 15005 9.7

SOURCE: LABOR MARKET AND ECONOMIC RESEARCH BUREAU, IOWA WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
(515) 281-8182
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