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: October 2017 (September 2017)
Not seasonally adjusted – Benchmark: 2014

Resident Civilian Labor Force: 11,750 (11,840)
Resident Unemployed: 320 (380)
Percent Unemployed: 2.7 (3.2)
Resident Total Employed: 11,430 (11,460)
Labor Mgmt. Disputes: 0