Labor force

Between 1980 and 2000, Downtown East's labor force participation rate increased, as did the citywide rate. In 2000, 75 percent of Downtown East's population over the age of 16 had a job or was looking for one. In Minneapolis 72 percent of residents over the age of 16 participated in the labor force.

In 2000, Downtown East had a lower unemployment rate than Minneapolis. Downtown East's unemployment rate was 2.5 percent, compared to Minneapolis' at 5.8 percent.

Last updated Sep 27, 2011



Contact us

Email updates

Find a service

About this site

For employees

For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats, contact 311.
People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000.
TTY users can call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626.

Para asistencia 612-673-2700, Yog xav tau kev pab, hu 612-637-2800, Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500. 


311 call center

311 TTY relay service

City of Minneapolis Facebook City of Minneapolis Twitter City of Minneapolis YouTube ChaNNEL Minneapolis 311 Minneapolis 14 Government TV City of Minneapolis LinkedIn

Minneapolis, City of Lakes logo