Lowry Hill's labor force participation was consistently higher than the Minneapolis figure between 1980 and 2000. The neighborhood peaked in 1990 at 81 percent and then declined to 76 percent in 2000. Minneapolis had a low of 66 percent in 1980 and reached its highest labor force participation rate of 72 percent in 2000.
Lowry Hill's unemployment rate was significantly lower than the City of Minneapolis' between 1980 and 2000. The trend lines for the neighborhood and citywide mirrored each other during this time. Lowry Hill reached its highest level in 1990 at 3.1 percent and then declined to less than 1 percent in 2000. Minneapolis had its highest unemployment rate in 1990 of 6.7 percent, but then this figure fell to 5.8 percent in 2000.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011