Unemployment Down in Delaware County

Unemployment numbers are down in Delaware County.

The county’s rate was at 1.8% in April – down from 2.6% in March. Iowa Workforce Development says of over 10,000 eligible Delaware County workers, just under 200 of them were unemployed.

The unemployment rate was also down for surrounding local counties – 2.2% in Buchanan County, 3% in Clayton County, 2% in Dubuque County, 2.9% in Fayette County, 2.7% in Jones County and 2.2% in Linn County.

Iowa’s unemployment rate stayed steady last month at 2.4%.