Iowa’s Unemployment Rate for August Shrinks

September 24, 2020

Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) announced last week that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 6.0% for the month of August. The unemployment rate contracted .6% from the month of July. The national unemployment rate for August was 8.4%. Iowa has the 12th lowest unemployment rate in the country according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Over 60,000 jobs are currently posted at as employers look to fill positions. Read IWD’s news release.