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Buena Vista County Unemployment Rate Among the Lowest in Iowa

May 05, 2021 8:41am

Buena Vista County's unemployment rate for March is among the lowest in the state at three-percent, down from 3.3-percent in February.

BV is one of only six counties that has an unemployment rate at three-percent or lower.

The Clay County unemployment rate for March is four-percent, a decrease from 4.3-percent in February. Cherokee County is 3.9, down from four-percent...Ida is 3.8, down from 4.4...Sac is 3.8, down from 4.3...Calhoun is 3.7, down from 4.1...and the Pocahontas County unemployment rate is 3.3-percent in March, a drop from 3.5-percent in February.

The state unemployment rate held steady at 3.7-percent. The labor force in Iowa jumped by 34-hundred from February to March.