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November Iowa Unemployment Numbers

Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 at 6:27 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Evan Little

The unemployment numbers for November in Iowa have been released. According to Iowa Workforce Development, statewide the unemployment rate is down to 5.7% from 6% in October. In Marion County the unemployment rate is even lower at 4.9%, down from last years November number of 5.6%. Iowa’s unemployment numbers are three percentage points lower than the national average of 8.6%.