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Hamilton County sees 7.3 percent unemployment rate for August
Posted: Sep 27 2012 by ppowers

The latest unemployment rate for Hamilton County was released this week. The August rate was at 7.3% The Iowa Workforce Development office reported there were 6,370 people employed in the county while 500 people were without work. The unemployment rate for Hamilton County in July was at 7.2%. Iowa's unemployment rate for August was at 5.5%. The unemployment rates for surrounding counties in August included Boone County at 4.5%, Franklin County at 4.7%,Hardin County at 5.6%, Story County at 4.4%,Webster County at 7.3% and Wright County at 6.1%.

The latest unemployment rate for Hamilton County was released this week. The August rate was at 7.3% The Iowa Workforce Development office reported there were 6,370 people employed in the county while 500 people were without work. The unemployment rate for Hamilton County in July was at 7.2%. Iowa's unemployment rate for August was at 5.5%. The unemployment rates for surrounding counties in August included Boone County at 4.5%, Franklin County at 4.7%,Hardin County at 5.6%, Story County at 4.4%,Webster County at 7.3% and Wright County at 6.1%.

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