Iowa Workforce Development has released the first unemployment numbers for 2017.
Guthrie County’s unemployment rate for January was 4.2%. The total employable workforce is 5,600 and 5,400 of those are employed. The numbers put Guthrie County in the middle of the pack for the state. Story County has the lowest unemployment rate in the state with 2.3%. Allamakee and Clayton counties each had the highest unemployment rate in the state with 6.9%.
For the full report go to: https://www.iowaworkforcedevelopment.gov/labor-market-information-division