31.5% unemployed in Iowa City in 2017


31.5 percent of Iowa City residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was less than the statewide total of 32.4 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Iowa City population reached 62,995.

Out of 43,141 people who had a job, 30 were employed in the Armed Forces and 43,111 belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Iowa City for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
19,854
31.5
Employed
43,141
68.5
Employed in civilian labor force
43,111
68.4
Employed in armed forces
30
0.05

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