Iowa Unemployment Insurance Initial Claims by County

data.iowa.gov | Last Updated 29 Mar 2018

This dataset contains Iowa unemployment insurance initial claims by county. County data is based on the claimant’s place of residence. (2011 to date)

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This dataset has the following 8 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Monthmonth_endingcalendar_dateStored as month ending date. Displayed as month.
Countycounty_nametextCounty data is based on the claimant’s place of residence.
Initial Claimsinitial_claimsnumberInitial claims include new claims and additional claims. A new claim is any notice of unemployment filed to request a determination of entitlement to and eligibility for compensation. An additional claim is a notice of unemployment filed to begin a second or subsequent period of eligibility within a benefit year or period of eligibility.
County FIPcounty_fiptextA federal processing information series five-digit code for the identification of counties and county equivalents of the United States and its insular and associated areas, for the purpose of information interchange among data processing systems. (INCITS 31-2009).
GNIS Feature IDgnis_feature_idnumberPermanent, unique feature record identifier for Named Physical and Cultural Geographic Features (Except Roads and Highways) of the United States, Its Territories, Outlying Areas, and Freely Associated Areas, and the Waters of the Same to the Limit of the Twelve-Mile Statutory Zone (INCITS 446-2008).
Primary Lat Decprimary_lat_decnumberPrimary latitude in decimal degrees for the county as provided by U.S. Geological Survey, 19810501, U.S. Geographic Names Information System (GNIS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA.
Primary Long Decprimary_long_decnumberPrimary longitude in decimal degrees for the county as provided by U.S. Geological Survey, 19810501, U.S. Geographic Names Information System (GNIS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA.
Primary County Coordinatesprimary_county_coordinateslocationPrimary latitude and longitude in decimal degrees that create the primary point for the county as provided by U.S. Geological Survey, 19810501, U.S. Geographic Names Information System (GNIS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA. The primary point is generally at or near the geographic center of the county.