Iowa Unemployment Rate Report

Iowa Unemployment by County

Iowa Current Unemployment 2.1%

Iowa Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Iowa has ranged from 2.0% in October 1999 to 7.3% in January 2010. The current unemployment rate for Iowa is 2.1% for September 2018. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

IA Unemployment Rate by Month

2012 IA Unemployment Rate
Month/Year IA % National %
1/2018 3.6% 4.1%
2/2018 3.5% 4.1%
3/2018 3.0% 4.1%
4/2018 2.5% 3.9%
5/2018 2.2% 3.8%
6/2018 2.5% 4.0%
7/2018 2.4% 3.9%
8/2018 2.4% 3.9%
9/2018 2.1% 3.7%

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