JOBLESS RATE: November Numbers Dropped

Posted on: 11:59 am, December 21, 2012, by

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Iowa Workforce Development released new state jobless numbers Friday.

The unemployment rate for November dropped to 4.9 percent.

That compares to 5.1 percent in October and 5.6 percent a year ago.

This is the first time Iowa’s unemployment rate has been under five percent since December of 2008.

Iowa’s numbers are considerably lower than the national rate, which is 7.7 percent.

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