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Here is the estimated labor force, employment and unemployment information for Iowa.

Area Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment Data

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This section shows preliminary estimated labor force, employment and unemployment information in October 2022 for Iowa. These figures are seasonally adjusted.
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Area Civilian Labor Force Number Employed Number Unemployed Unemployment Rate Preliminary
Iowa 1,712,027 1,662,357 49,670 2.9% Yes
United States 164,667,000 158,608,000 6,059,000 3.7% No
The total civilian preliminary labor force (seasonally adjusted) for Iowa in October 2022 was 1,712,027, of which 1,662,357 were employed and 49,670 were unemployed. The unemployment rate was 2.9% percent.

The total civilian labor force (seasonally adjusted) for United States in October 2022 was 164,667,000, of which 158,608,000 were employed and 6,059,000 were unemployed. The unemployment rate was 3.7% percent.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program

Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment Distribution

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This section shows the counties with the highest preliminary unemployment rate in Iowa for October 2022. These figures are not seasonally adjusted.
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Rank Area Civilian Labor Force Number Employed Number Unemployed Unemployment Rate Preliminary
1 Lee County 15,299 14,640 659 4.3% Yes
2 Des Moines County 18,128 17,373 755 4.2% Yes
3 Marshall County 16,946 16,318 628 3.7% Yes
4 Clinton County 22,211 21,449 762 3.4% Yes
5 Crawford County 7,936 7,689 247 3.1% Yes
6 Scott County 92,654 89,811 2,843 3.1% Yes
7 Wapello County 17,102 16,565 537 3.1% Yes
8 Dubuque County 56,473 54,784 1,689 3.0% Yes
9 Linn County 120,867 117,181 3,686 3.0% Yes
10 Muscatine County 20,857 20,235 622 3.0% Yes
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The top three counties in Iowa with the highest unemployment rate in October 2022 were Lee County (4.3%), Des Moines County (4.2%), and Marshall County (3.7%).
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program



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