BV jobless rate at 3.9%

Buena Vista County posted an unemployment rate of 3.9% in May, .2% higher than last month’s 3.7%.

The state of Iowa ended May with a 4.6% unemployment rate.

Neighboring county Cherokee finished May with a 3.9% unemployment rate and Pocahontas is 3.3%. Dickinson and Woodbury Counties were the highest among Northwest Iowa with 4.4% and 4.3% unemployment in May.

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