Unemployment rate rises in BV County

Remains lower than last year’s jobless rate        

Buena Vista County’s unemployment rate increased from 3.3% in November to 3.7% in December with the labor force totaling 10,760 workers.

370 residents were unemployed. Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to a post-recession low of 4.2% in December from 4.3% in November.

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