Labor Statistics

Civilian Labor Force

YearCivilian LaborForce EmploymentUnemployedUnemployment Rate
Year:2016Civilian Labor:9,326Force Employment:9,004Unemployed:572Unemployment Rate:4.00%
Year:2007Civilian Labor:9,700Force Employment:9,060Unemployed:640Unemployment Rate:6.60%
Year:2006Civilian Labor:9,700Force Employment:9,200Unemployed:500Unemployment Rate:5.10%
Year:2005Civilian Labor:9,830Force Employment:9,080Unemployed:750Unemployment Rate:7.60%
Year:2004Civilian Labor:9,650Force Employment:8,950Unemployed:700Unemployment Rate:7.30%
Year:2003Civilian Labor:9,550Force Employment:8,960Unemployed:580Unemployment Rate:6.10%
Year:2002Civilian Labor:9,940Force Employment:9,390Unemployed:550Unemployment Rate:5.60%

Data Source: Applied Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Employment By Industry

Industry20042006
Industry:Agriculture & Mining 2004:105 -1.77%2006:93 -1.47%
Industry:Construction2004:347 -5.84%2006:332 -5.24%
Industry:Finance, Insurance & Real Estate2004:277 -4.66%2006:348 -5.49%
Industry:Government2004:390 -6.56%2006:423 -6.68%
Industry:Manufacturing2004:718 -12.08%2006:614 -9.69%
Industry:Retail Trade 2004:1,178 -19.82%2006:1,619 -25.56%
Industry:Service2004:2,292 -38.56%2006:2,222 -35.08%
Industry:Transportation & Public Utilities2004:145 -2.44%2006:178 -2.81%
Industry:Wholesale Trade2004:492 -8.28% 2006:505 -7.97%
Industry:Total2004:5,944 -100.00% 2006:6,334 -100.00%

Data Source: Applied Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Employment By Occupation

Occupation20042006
Occupation:Executive and Managerial2004:569 -9.57% 2006:600 -9.47%
Occupation:Laborers2004:188 -3.16% 2006:186 -2.94%
Occupation:Production and Materials Handlers2004:1,163 -19.57%2006:1,178 -18.60%
Occupation:Professional2004:1,074 -18.07% 2006:1,123 -17.73%
Occupation:Sales and Clerical2004:1,791 -30.13% 2006:1,838 -29.02%
Occupation:Services, Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing2004:1,159 -19.50% 2006:1,409 -22.25%
Occupation:Total2004: 5,944 -100.00% 2006:6,334 -100.00%

Data Source: Applied Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Employed Residents Working Outside County of Residence

YearCountPercent
Year:2000Count:1,798Percent:21.29%

Data Source: US Census

Commute Times

Commute Time2000
Commute Time:Under 15 Minutes2000:3,920 -47.40%
Commute Time:15 - 29 Minutes 2000:3,967 -29.30%
Commute Time:Over 30 Minutes 2000:1,924 -23.30%
Commute Time:Mean Commute Time (Minutes) 2000:20

Data Source: US Census

Participation Rates

Population2000
Population:Civilian Labor Force - Male2000:5,160 -73.20%
Population:Civilian Labor Force - Female2000:4,629 -64.10%
Population:Civilian Non-Institutional Population2000:7,048 -49.38%
Population:16 and Over - Male2000:
Population:Civilian Non-Institutional Population2000:7,225 -50.62%
Population:16 and Over - Female2000:

Data Source: US Census

Education - Enrollment and Graduates

2002EnrollmentGraduates
2002:High School - Public Enrollment: 1,098Graduates:280
2002:High School - Private Enrollment:0Graduates:0
2002:*High School Students Enrolling in College Enrollment:222Graduates:

Data Source: Iowa Department of Education;
*High School Students Enrolling in College is for public high schools only.