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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook: Area reports: domestic 1978-79
Year 1978-79, Volume 2 (1978-1979)

Aase, James H.; West, Wanda J.; Anderson, Raymond R.
Iowa,   pp. 201-211 ff. PDF (1.1 MB)


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 THE MINERAL INDUSTRY OF IOWA 208 
Table 2.—Value of nonfuel mineral production in Iowa, by county1
—Continued
(Thousands) 
 County 1977 1978 Minerals~rod*~css~in 1978 
Mahaska   W W Sand and gravel. 
Marion    W W Stone, sand and gravel, gypsum. 
Marshall    W W Stone, sand and gravel. 
Mills    W W Stone. 
Mitchell _~    W W Stone,sandandgravel. 
Monona    W W Sand and graveL 
Monroe    W W Stone. 
Montgomery    W W Stone,sandandgraveL 
Muscatine   * W   Do. 
O'Brien  $139 $227 Sand and graveL 
Osceola   368 W   Do. 
Page    W W Sand and gravel, stone. 
Palo Alto   324 W Sand and gravel. 
Plymouth.  2,139 2,201   Do. 
Pocahontas    W W Stone, sand and gravel. 
Polk    W W Cement, sand and gravel, clays. 
Pottawattamie    W W Stone,sandandgraveL 
Poweshiek    W W Stone. 
Sac   907 W Sandandgravel. 
Scott. 30,948 34,051 Cement,stone,lime,sandandgravel,clays. 
Shelby    W W Sandandgravel. 
Sioux  1,362 1,623   Do. 
Story    W 1,548 Sand andgravel, stone, clays. 
Tania    W W Stone, sand and gravel. 
Taylor    6 87 Stone. 
Union    W W   Do. 
VanBuren    W W Stone,sandandgravel. 
Wapello    W W Sandandgravel,clays. 
Warren    W W   Do. 
Washington    W W Stone. 
Wayne  -— W   Do. 
Webster    W 11,601 Gypsum,stone,sandandgravel,clays. 
Winnebago    W W Sandandgravel, peat. 
Winneshiek  1,289 1,640 Stone, sand and graveL 
Woodbury    W W Clays,sandandgravel. 
Worth    W 1,530 Stone,sandandgravel,peat 
Wright   602 371 Sandandgravel. 
Undistributed2 170,114 161,026 
 Total' 231,690 259,560 
W Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary date; included with "Undistributed."
1Ringgold County is not listed because no nonfuelmineral production was reported.
 ' Includes gem stones (1977), and some sand and gravel that cannot be assigned
to specific counties and values Indicated by symbol W. 
 ' Data may not add to totals shown because of independent rounding. 
Table 3.—Indicators of Iowa business activity 
    1978-79 
 1977 1978 l9?9~ percent 
    change 
Employment and labor force, annual average: 
 Totalcivilianlaborforce thousands.... 1,388.0 1,425.0 1,432.0 +0.5 
 Unemployment do__~ 56.0 57.0 59.0 +8.5 
 Employment (nonagricultural): 
 Mining1 do___.. 2.5 2.5 2.5 —— 
 Manufacturing do_~ 245.6 252.5 258.0 +2.2 
 Contractconstruction do~~ 57.6 61.1 58.2 -4.7 
 Transportationandpublicutiities do.~ 55.0 56.9 58.3 +2.5 
 Wholesaleandretailtrade do 275.4 286.5 286.2 -.1 
 Flnance,insurance,realestate do~. 52.6 55.4 57.0 +2.9 
 Services do 188.1 196.2 202.8 +3.4 
 Government do.. 202.5 208.2 205.5 -1.3 
       Total nonagricultural employment1 do_ — — —
' 1,079.2
' 1,119.2 ' 1,128.3 +.8 
Personal income: 
Total millions._ $19,813 $22,748 $24,925 +9.6 Percapita                 
                   $6,861 $7,856 $8,589 +9.3 
 See footnotes at end of table. 


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