Unemployment Rates Up for Southeast Iowa

Written by on January 23, 2013 in News

The numbers are in and it’s not a good start to 2013 for unemployment rates.  Henry County unemployment is up to 6.2% a jump from 5.5% last month.  Jefferson County reports 6.5% from 5.8.  Van Buren is up to 7.3% from 6% and Washington County is now reporting 4.1% after hitting 3.4% in December.  The statewide unemployment rate is holding steady at 4.9%.

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