Labor force

The labor force participation rate in Linden Hills climbed to 80 percent in 1990 – a 9 percent increase from 10 years earlier. In 2000, 81 percent of neighborhood residents 16 and older were either employed or looking for work. The labor force participation rate in Linden Hills was greater than the Minneapolis average in all three years.

The unemployment rate in Linden Hills is well below the citywide average, although the overall trends in joblessness are similar. The rate in Linden Hills increased from 1.7 percent in 1980 to 2.8 percent in 1990. In 2000, it returned to the 1980 level. The Linden Hills unemployment rate was 4.1 percent below the Minneapolis rate in the year 2000.

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011