DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's unemployment rate remained 2.4% in June, making it among the lowest in the nation.
The rate released Friday by the Workforce Development agency ranked third in the nation, behind only Vermont and North Dakota.
Iowa's unemployment rate has been stuck at 2.4% for nearly a year.
Both the number of people working and those who are unemployed increased slightly in June from May figures.
Iowa's rate compares to a national unemployment rate of 3.7%.
- Iowa unemployment rate remains among lowest in US at 2.4%
- Iowa now holds nation's lowest unemployment rate at 2.4%
- Iowa unemployment rate stuck at 2.4%, 3rd lowest in US
- Iowa unemployment rate stuck at 2.4% for 3rd lowest in US
- Iowa unemployment rate drops to 3 percent, lowest since 2001
- Iowa ties with Hawaii for nation's lowest unemployment rate
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- Iowa unemployment rate down to 2.5 percent, 2nd lowest in US
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