St. Anthony West's and Minneapolis' trend lines for labor force participation moved in opposite directions between 1980 and 2000. The neighborhood had reached its highest participation – 65 percent – in 1980 and then gradually declined. Minneapolis moved up to its highest level in 2000 (72 percent).
St. Anthony West's unemployment rate was lower than the citywide figure from 1980 to 2000. The trend lines for the neighborhood and Minneapolis mirrored each other, both peaking in 1990. But St. Anthony West's unemployment rate fell more dramatically than the city's from 1990 to 2000.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011