The labor force participation rate in Bancroft remained above the citywide figure between 1980 and 2000. The neighborhood and Minneapolis reached their highest levels in 2000: 75 percent and 72 percent respectively.
Bancroft's and Minneapolis' unemployment rates mirrored each other between 1980 and 2000, both spiking in 1990. The neighborhood unemployment rate more than doubled between 1980 and 1990, but in 2000 it declined to 4.6 percent while the citywide rate fell to 5.8 percent.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011