Iowa Sees Consecutive Months of Drops in Unemployment Rate

Iowa Sees Consecutive Months of Drops in Unemployment Rate

Nonfarm payroll employment was 18,400 in March, 230 more than the year prior for a growth rate of 1.3 percent.

Unemployment in Lincoln County dropped from 6.5 percent in February to 6.1 percent in March, New Mexico Labor Force statistics from the New Mexico Workforce Solution show.

March 2017 saw a total of 3,000 unemployed in the county, compared to 3,300 in March 2016.

"The fact that almost everyone entering the labor force in March found work is truly a testament to how robust the economy is in SC".

The national unemployment rate was 4.5 percent in March.

In 2016, 71 counties were above the comparable, unadjusted annual state unemployment of 5 percent, while 46 were below the state and three (Carroll, Meade and Crittenden counties) were the same rate.

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Hancock County's jobless rate was fourth lowest in the state in March, the Ohio Job and Family Services Department reported Tuesday.

Kentucky labor officials report that unemployment rates fell across a majority of Commonwealth counties past year. "March estimates do not show significant changes in employment or unemployment compared to previous year".

All of the five Kansas counties surrounding Labette also had seasonally unadjusted unemployment reductions in March. That included a decrease of 800 private sector jobs and an increase of 100 government jobs.

The number of unemployed state residents fell to 38,100.

From March 2016 to March 2017, nonagricultural wage and salary employment grew 36,500. Employment gains included 200 in information and 3,500 in educational and health services. West Virginia's not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 5.6 percent in March.

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