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Labor Force Data | March 2016

RESIDENT CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE........58,600                                                                                
RESIDENT UNEMPLOYED..................1,400                                                                               
PERCENT UNEMPLOYED.................. 2.4%                                                                                  
RESIDENT TOTAL EMPLOYMENT............57,200                                                                                 

 


Place of Work Labor Force Data | April 2016

TOTAL NONFARM..........................   53,600                                                                                  
 GOODS PRODUCING......................    6,500                                                                                   
  SERVICE PROVIDING....................   47,100                                                                                  
    GOVERNMENT.........................   22,500                                                                                  
      FEDERAL GOVERNMENT...............    900                                                                                 
      STATE GOVERNMENT.................   16,600                                                                                
      LOCAL GOVERNMENT.................    5,000 

(Iowa Workforce Development, Retrieved April 2016)


Recent Labor Force Comparative Summary

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Total Workforce

Total Employed

Total Unemployed

Unemployment Rate

City of Ames
December 2015

39,400

38,600

800

2.0%

City of Ames
December 2014

39,700

38,800

900

2.2%

City of Ames 
December 2010

35,700

34,500

1,200

3.5%

 
Story County (Ames MSA)
December 2015

58,000

57,000

1,300

2.2%

Story County (Ames MSA)
December 2014

58,800

57,200

1,500

2.6%

Story County (Ames MSA)
December 2010

53,800

51,700

2,200

4.0%

(Iowa Workforce Development, Retrieved February 2016) 

 

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