Sioux county unemployment rate remains low, area businesses have job openings available

Sioux county’s unemployment rate in September was 1.8%, below the Iowa unemployment rate of 4.3% for the same time period. The Sioux county unemployment rate for September was also well below the national unemployment rate of 7.9%.

Throughout the entire northwest Iowa region, the unemployment rate remains low. For September, Lyon county reported an unemployment rate of 1.9%, Osceola county 2.1%, O’Brien county 2.8%, Plymouth county 2.8%, and Cherokee county 2.8%.

Industries throughout the region remain healthy, and area businesses have available job openings that can be explored on our website: view employment opportunities here.