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Unemployment Falls in Marion County

Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 6:27 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News - Brad Gaspelin

Local unemployment data has been released by Iowa Workforce Development, and in September Marion County’s rate took a significant drop. The August rate of 5.1% unemployment in Marion County fell a full percent to 4.1%. The employed labor force increased by about 500, with 15,940 Marion County residents employed. Statewide unemployment is at 5.2% and its at 7.8% nationally.