The unemployment rates in Nebraska and Iowa remained unchanged in May. Both states released figures on Friday.
In Nebraska, the unemployment rate held steady at 3.9%. The rate fell from 4.0% from March to April. The last time Nebraska’s figure was at 3.9% was in December 2008.
The unemployment rate in Omaha also remained steady in May at 4.2%. The rate in Lincoln rose 0.1% to 3.4%. To read the full report for Nebraska, click here.
In Iowa, the unemployment rate held steady at 5.1%. A year ago, it stood at 6.0%. The state has not yet released May figures for various Iowa cities. To read the full report for Iowa, click here.
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