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BV County Unemployment Rate Declines

March 31, 2021 9:59am

Iowa's unemployment rate in February held steady from the January rate at 3.6-percent.

According to statistics from Iowa Workforce Development, Buena Vista County's unemployment rate for February is three-percent...down from 3.4-percent in January.

The unemployment rates for both Clay and Ida County held steady at four-percent...Pocahontas remained at 3.4...Cherokee County rose by a tenth of a percent to 3.7...Sac was up by a tenth of a percent to 3.9...and Calhoun dipped by two-tenths to 3.8.

The labor force in Iowa increased by 34-hundred from January to February.