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.