Employment Tools & Statistics

Labor Force statistics are only available county-wide through Iowa Workforce Development.  The most current data available is July 2017 where the state’s unemployment rate was 3.1%.

Mahaska County: July 2017 (June 2017)
Not seasonally adjusted – Benchmark: 2014

Resident Civilian Labor Force: 11,710 (11,720)
Resident Unemployed: 370 (390)
Percent Unemployed: 3.1 (3.3)
Resident Total Employed: 11,340 (11,340)
Labor Mgmt. Disputes: 0