Iowa City Jobs Report

January 2020 Jobs Report

Jobs Added

Metro -1,300
  • Month Over Month: -1.3%
  • 3 Month Average: -67
  • Year Over Year: -0.8%
State -3,100
  • Month Over Month: -0.2%
  • 3 Month Average: -1,700
  • Year Over Year: -0.2%
National +225,000
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 211,000
  • Year Over Year: +1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Metro 2.3%
  • Month Over Month: +0.5%
  • 3 Month Average: 1.9%
  • Year Over Year: +0.4%
State 2.8%
  • Month Over Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 2.8%
  • Year Over Year: +0.2%
National 3.6%
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 3.53%
  • Year Over Year: -0.4%

Local Industry Job Growth from the B.L.S.

Finance & Insurance -100
  • From Last Month: -0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 93
  • From Last Year: -1.9%
Accommodation & Food Services -100
  • From Last Month: -1.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 10
  • From Last Year: +3.1%
Manufacturing -1,400
  • From Last Month: -0.6%
  • 3 Month Average: 228
  • From Last Year: -0.7%
Retail Trade 0
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 11
  • From Last Year: +2.8%
Transportation & Warehousing -800
  • From Last Month: -1.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 64
  • From Last Year: -1.8%
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing -200
  • From Last Month: -1.6%
  • 3 Month Average: 13
  • From Last Year: -7.4%
Goods Producing -300
  • From Last Month: -3.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 9
  • From Last Year: -2.2%

U.S. Job Growth for All Sectors

Local Job Reports

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