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Iowa Unemployment Insurance Claims Data by County (Weekly)

This dataset contains Iowa unemployment insurance initial claims and continued weeks claimed by county. County data is based on the claimant’s place of residence.

This weekly data has been added in response to requests for more timely data to help measure the impact of the pandemic on Iowans.

This dataset is based on administrative data. Claims activity represents the week the claims were processed. It may not always represent the week unemployment occurred.


NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
Continued Weeks ClaimedcontinuedweekscontinuedweeksNumberContinued Weeks Claimed: A continued claim is defined as the number of weeks of UI benefits claimed during the reference period.
Primary Pointprimary_pointprimary_pointPointPrimary latitude and longitude in decimal degrees for the county. Latitude and longitude are based on values provided by USGS's Geographic Names Information System.
County Boundaries of Iowa:@computed_region_y683_txed:@computed_region_y683_txedNumber
Week EndingweekendingweekendingCalendar dateThe last day of the week the initial claim or continued claim was filed. (Saturday).
FIPSfipsfipsNumberCounty FIPS code
Initial ClaimsinitialclaimsinitialclaimsNumberUI Initial Claims: An initial claim is defined as any notice of unemployment filed (1) to request a determination of entitlement to and eligibility for compensation or (2) to begin a second or subsequent period of eligibility within a benefit year or period of eligibility.
CountycountycountyTextCounty name
Rating Areas for Iowa Individual Affordable Care Act Premiums:@computed_region_hhz5_dst4:@computed_region_hhz5_dst4Number
Iowa Regional Zip Codes:@computed_region_g8ff_h7ce:@computed_region_g8ff_h7ceNumber
  • iowa_unemployment_insurance_claims_data_by_county
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