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Marion County October Unemployment Data Released

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 at 6:29 am

The unemployment rate in Marion County remained below the statewide average for the month of October, according to data recently released by Iowa Workforce Development. Marion County’s Unemployment rate for October was 5.3 percent, down from 5.7 percent in September. The 5.3 percent unemployment rate is the lowest percentage in Marion County in 2009, and compares to a statewide average of 6.7 percent and 10.2 percent unemployment nationally.