The number of Jasper County residents looking for work in June was up 90 compared to May according to Iowa Workforce Development. That moved the County’s unemployment rate from 4.3-percent in May to 4.7-percent last month. The County’s labor force went from 19-thousand 120 in May to 19-thousand 400 for June. The June jobless rates for the neighboring counties are 3.5 in Marion, 3.6 Story, 4-percent Mahaska, 4.1-percent in Warren, 4.8 Tama, 5-percent in Polk, 5.5-percent in Poweshiek, and 6.2-percent in Marshall. Statewide, June’s unemployment rate of 4-percent is up from 3.9 in May….and 3.6-percent in January.