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Iowa's
Labor Market
Information Division

Unemployment rate

February 2020

       2.8 %

More Data

-1,200

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TOTAL NON-FARM EMPLOYMENT
JANUARY-TO-FEBRUARY 2020
 

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REGISTERED NURSES

MEDIAN HOURLY WAGE:

$27.97

UNEMPLOYMENT
INSURANCE
INITIAL CLAIMS

MARCH 15 - 28, 2020

HIGHEST REPORTED INDUSTRIES

ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD SERVICES:
28,499
HEALTHCARE AND SOCIAL ASSISTANCE:
13,162
MANUFACTURING:
9,604
RETAIL TRADE:
8,059

 

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FEBRUARY 2020 Statewide Labor Force

LABOR FORCE:
EMPLOYMENT:
UNEMPLOYMENT:
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE:
LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION RATE*:

1,752,800
1,703,500
49,300
2.8%
70.9%

*The percentage of the population ages 16 and older that is in the labor force (either working or actively seeking work).