Iowa's unemployment rate hold steady

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Iowa's unemployment rate in September is unchanged from the previous two months.

Iowa Workforce Development says last month's jobless rate is 2.5 percent--the same as it was in August and July.

Workforce Development says the state added about 7,900 jobs in September.

The state’s jobless rate was 2.4 percent one year ago

The national unemployment rate last month fell .20 percent to 3.5 percent.