Labor force participation between 1980 and 2000 for Bottineau declined slightly, but remained between 68 percent and 69 percent. This trend runs counter to the citywide figure that rose 6 percent during the same time period.
The unemployment rate for Bottineau was higher than the city's in 1980 but decreased by 2000 to a level below the 2000 citywide figure. Bottineau experienced significant declines between 1980 and 1990. That ran counter to Minneapolis, which had an increase of nearly 2 percent in unemployment during the same time.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011