Unemployment Continues Its Downward Trend in the Raccoon River Valley Area

January 3, 2019 5:34 am
Image courtesy of Iowa Workforce Development

Image courtesy of Iowa Workforce Development

Most of the counties in the Raccoon River Valley area continue to see a decrease in unemployment in Iowa.

According to Iowa Workforce Development, Dallas County dropped to 1.2-percent unemployment in November, which was a 0.1-percent decrease from October. Greene County also had a 0.1-percent dip from October to November to 1.4-percent. Guthrie County remained the same at 1.6-percent.

All three counties continue to outpace the state’s overall unemployment rate from November of 2.4-percent. The national percentage of those without a job in November was 3.7-percent.

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