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Unemployment Up Slightly In Marion County

Posted By News On March 27, 2011 @ 6:27 am In Today’s Local News | Comments Disabled


Unemployment numbers for the month of February have been released. According to Iowa Workforce Development, Marion County saw a slight increase in unemployment, from 7.2% to 7.5%. This number represents 1,280 unemployed workers in the county, up 50 from 1,230 a month ago. State-wide, the unemployment rate was 6.1%, down significantly from the national average of 8.9%

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