Iowa Now Has Second Lowest Unemployment Rate in the Nation

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DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Iowa’s unemployment rate dropped to 2.6% in July, making Iowa second to only North Dakota in the nation for employment.

According to figures from Iowa Workforce Development the unemployment rate dropped by 0.1% from June’s figures.  The rate is down 0.5% from last July when it stood at 3.1%.  13,200 more Iowans are working now than they were one year ago.

Here is the full report released by IWD today.

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