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Unemployment Rate Rises from January

Posted: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 at 6:23 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News - Brad Gaspelin

Local Unemployment data has been released by Iowa Workforce Development. In Marion County the unemployment rate has risen slightly since January, from 5.6 to 5.7%. 960 Marion County residents are without employment. The county’s rate is higher that the statewide average which is at 5%. Both the county and state rate are lower than the national average of 7.7%.