East Calhoun's labor force participation was substantially higher than the citywide figures between 1980 and 2000. The neighborhood was 7 percent higher than Minneapolis in 1980, 17 percent in 1990 and 14 percent in 2000.
The unemployment rate was consistently lower in East Calhoun than citywide between 1980 and 2000. The trend lines for the neighborhood and the city differed during this time period. East Calhoun's unemployment rate decreased in 1990 and 2000, while the city hit its highest unemployment rate in 1990.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011