Des Moines

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Des Moines Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2019
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Des Moines-West Des Moines — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Economy at a Glance:

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
Data Series Back
Data
Feb
2019
Mar
2019
Apr
2019
May
2019
June
2019
July
2019

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

359.4 362.7 365.3 365.8 (p)375.3  

Employment(1)

349.7 352.6 357.5 357.9 (p)365.6  

Unemployment(1)

9.7 10.0 7.8 7.8 (p)9.6  

Unemployment Rate(2)

2.7 2.8 2.1 2.1 (p)2.6  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

368.8 369.9 377.1 382.4 385.3 (p)382.0

12-month % change

1.4 1.6 2.1 2.1 2.6 (p)2.7

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

19.3 19.4 22.1 21.9 22.3 (p)22.8

12-month % change

7.2 2.6 8.9 3.3 2.8 (p)4.1

Manufacturing(3)

20.9 20.9 21.0 21.1 21.4 (p)21.4

12-month % change

2.0 3.0 2.4 1.9 2.9 (p)1.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

69.4 68.8 69.8 70.7 71.5 (p)71.4

12-month % change

2.1 1.6 1.6 2.2 2.3 (p)2.4

Information(3)

6.8 6.8 6.9 6.8 6.9 (p)6.9

12-month % change

1.5 1.5 1.5 0.0 0.0 (p)1.5

Financial Activities(3)

55.8 56.0 56.4 56.8 57.2 (p)57.2

12-month % change

-1.1 -0.2 0.4 0.5 1.1 (p)0.5

Professional and Business Services(3)

49.4 50.2 50.8 51.5 51.8 (p)51.2

12-month % change

1.6 3.9 3.0 3.4 3.2 (p)0.4

Education and Health Services(3)

54.5 54.0 54.2 54.6 53.4 (p)53.5

12-month % change

2.3 1.7 1.7 2.2 2.5 (p)5.3

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

34.4 35.3 37.1 39.9 43.4 (p)43.7

12-month % change

-0.3 0.9 2.5 5.3 11.3 (p)12.6

Other Services(3)

12.9 12.9 12.9 13.0 13.1 (p)13.1

12-month % change

0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Government(3)

45.4 45.6 45.9 46.1 44.3 (p)40.8

12-month % change

0.9 1.3 1.3 0.4 -2.2 (p)-2.9

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary