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Nov
15

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – October 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Midwest decreased 0.2 percent in October, following an increase of 0.3 percent in the prior month.

Oct
13

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – September 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Midwest was up 0.3 in September, following an increase of the same magnitude in the prior month.

Sep
22

Women’s Earnings In Iowa — 2016

In 2016, Iowa women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $684, or 76.4 percent of the $895 median usual weekly earnings for their male counterparts.

Iowa Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,689.1 1,686.1 1,682.6 1,683.1 1,687.0 (p)1,686.7

Employment(1)

1,636.0 1,632.4 1,628.1 1,627.8 1,632.3 (p)1,635.7

Unemployment(1)

53.1 53.7 54.5 55.3 54.7 (p)51.0

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.1 3.2 3.2 3.3 3.2 (p)3.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,580.6 1,586.7 1,587.8 1,590.6 1,586.7 1,586.7

12-month % change

0.8 1.3 1.0 1.1 0.9 0.9

Mining and Logging(3)

2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5

12-month % change

8.7 13.6 8.7 8.7 8.7 4.2

Construction(3)

78.8 78.7 76.3 75.2 74.8 75.3

12-month % change

-1.6 -1.0 -5.6 -7.5 -8.1 -6.6

Manufacturing(3)

212.9 213.4 214.9 214.8 215.3 217.5

12-month % change

-0.6 -0.2 0.7 0.7 1.1 2.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

320.0 318.8 320.2 320.9 321.0 318.7

12-month % change

1.5 1.5 1.1 1.4 1.4 0.1

Information(3)

21.4 21.4 21.6 21.3 21.2 21.0

12-month % change

-4.9 -5.3 -5.3 -6.6 -7.0 -5.0

Financial Activities(3)

111.9 112.9 112.9 111.5 112.6 112.4

12-month % change

3.4 4.2 4.0 3.0 3.8 3.1

Professional & Business Services(3)

142.2 142.1 141.5 143.3 141.4 140.2

12-month % change

2.7 3.0 1.9 3.5 1.6 0.9

Education & Health Services(3)

234.3 235.8 236.6 238.2 234.0 233.6

12-month % change

2.5 3.2 3.2 3.5 2.3 2.5

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

141.3 144.5 144.9 143.8 145.9 147.7

12-month % change

-0.8 1.5 1.8 1.2 2.8 3.1

Other Services(3)

60.6 60.2 59.6 60.5 60.5 59.2

12-month % change

2.9 2.2 0.8 2.4 2.5 -2.3

Government(3)

254.7 256.4 256.8 258.6 257.5 258.6

12-month % change

-1.0 -0.7 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Davenport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2017
Des Moines Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2017
Omaha Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2017
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2017
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Nov 2017
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Iowa — 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017
County Employment and Wages in Iowa — Second Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2016
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2017
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2017
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – October 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 2017
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages in Des Moines-West Des Moines — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Iowa City — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Midwest Economy - Union Membership Employment Table Mar 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Omaha-Council Bluffs — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Dec 2015
Fatal Work Injuries in Iowa — 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2017
Union Membership Historical Table for Iowa Employment Table Mar 2017
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Aug 2017
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2017 Benefits, Pay News Release Sep 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Business Employment Dynamics in Iowa — Fourth Quarter 2016 Employment News Release Aug 2017
Women’s Earnings In Iowa — 2016 Pay News Release Sep 2017