Iowa sees 1,568,100 non-farm payroll employees in March


Iowa reported the number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of March was 1,568,100, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report which was released in May.

Statistics were compiled from reports from the civilian labor force and unemployment data, both of which heavily relied on household surveys. The data is not seasonally adjusted.

Employment data is gleaned from an establishment survey that measures non-farm employment, hours and earnings by industry. The data is also based on payroll jobs and such factors as where the establishments are located.

Iowa Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls by Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Metropolitan Statistical Area
March 2019 (In thousands)
February 2019 (In thousands)
Percent Change by Month
Ames
55.2
55.3
-0.2
Cedar Rapids
142.4
142.3
0.1
Des Moines-West Des Moines
369.9
368.8
0.3
Dubuque
60.6
60.2
0.7
Iowa City
100.4
99.9
0.5
Sioux City
88.9
88.6
0.3
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
91.4
91.4
0
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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