In 2000, 71 percent of Prospect Park residents were either working or looking for work. That was 3 percent higher than it was 10 years earlier. The trend line for the neighborhood and Minneapolis were almost identical during the study period, with the neighborhood slightly below the citywide average.
The unemployment rate in Prospect Park has historically been lower than the rate across Minneapolis. In 2000, the rate in Prospect Park was 3.9 percent, an increase of 1.2 percent from 1990. The unemployment trends in Prospect Park countered the citywide trends over the 20-year period.
Last updated Sep 27, 2011