Labor force

Between 1980 and 2000, Downtown East's labor force participation rate increased, as did the citywide rate. In 2000, 75 percent of Downtown East's population over the age of 16 had a job or was looking for one. In Minneapolis 72 percent of residents over the age of 16 participated in the labor force.

In 2000, Downtown East had a lower unemployment rate than Minneapolis. Downtown East's unemployment rate was 2.5 percent, compared to Minneapolis' at 5.8 percent.

Last updated Sep 27, 2011