Lowry Hill East's labor force participation rate between 1980 and 2000 followed the citywide trend but at a higher level. In 2000, 88 percent of the working-age people in the neighborhood either had a job or were looking for one, compared to 72 percent in the city.
Lowry Hill East's unemployment rate steadily declined between 1980 and 2000 from a high of 5 percent, which was higher than Minneapolis' at the time. Since 1980, the neighborhood unemployment rate decreased significantly, and it was below the city level in 1990 and 2000.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011