Employment Tools

Labor Force statistics are only available county-wide through Iowa Workforce Development.  The most current data available is March 2017 where the state’s unemployment rate was 3.4%.

Mahaska County: March 2017 (February 2017)
Not seasonally adjusted – Benchmark: 2014

Resident Civilian Labor Force: 11,900 (11,940)
Resident Unemployed: 420 (420)
Percent Unemployed: 3.5 (3.5)
Resident Total Employed: 11,480 (11,520)
Labor Mgmt. Disputes: 0