Labor Force

Labor Force Data by County, 2019 Annual Averages

County Name/State AbbreviationLabor ForceEmployedUnemployedUnemployment Rate (%)
Clinton County, IA23,15422,291863    3.7    
Delaware County, IA10,720 10,468    252   2.4   
Dubuque County, IA56,93755,435    1,502    2.6    
Jackson County, IA11,166    10,814    352    3.2    
Jones County, IA10,876    10,532    344    3.2    
Year End Total: 112,853109,540    3,313    Average: 3.02%

Labor Force Data by County, 2018 Annual Averages

County Name/State AbbreviationLabor ForceEmployedUnemployedUnemployment Rate (%)
Clinton County, IA22,68521,931754    3.3    
Delaware County, IA10,433    10,210    223   2.1    
Dubuque County, IA55,332    53,949    1,383    2.5    
Jackson County, IA10,946    10,633    313    2.9    
Jones County, IA10,576    10,251    325    3.1    
Year End Total: 109,972106,974    2,998    Average: 2.78%

Labor Force Data by County, 2017 Annual Averages

County Name/State AbbreviationLabor ForceEmployedUnemployedUnemployment Rate (%)
Clinton County, IA23,167    22,218    949    4.1    
Delaware County, IA10,512    10,229    283    2.7    
Dubuque County, IA54,459    52,821    1,638    3.0    
Jackson County, IA10,884    10,512    372    3.4    
Jones County, IA10,527    10,141    386    3.7    
Year End Total: 109,549105,921    3,628    Average: 3.38%

Labor Force Data by County, 2016 Annual Averages

County Name/State AbbreviationLabor ForceEmployedUnemployedUnemployment Rate(%)
Clinton County, IA23,827    22,654    1,173    4.9    
Delaware County, IA10,741    10,370    371    3.5    
Dubuque County, IA54,754    52,810    1,944    3.6    
Jackson County, IA11,077    10,614    463    4.2    
Jones County, IA10,701    10,244    457    4.3    
Year End Total:111,100    106,692    4,408    Average: 4.1%

Labor Force Data by County, 2015 Annual Averages

County Name/State AbbreviationLabor ForceEmployedUnemployedUnemployment Rate(%)
Clinton County, IA24,432    23,202    1,230    5.0    
Delaware County, IA10,692    10,328    364    3.4    
Dubuque County, IA55,757    53,701    2,056    3.7    
Jackson County, IA11,173    10,700    473    4.2    
Jones County, IA10,789    10,335    454    4.2    
Year End Total:112,843    108,266    4,577    Average: 4.1%
SOURCE:  BLS, LAUS
April 13, 2021
https://www.bls.gov/lau/ex14tables.htm