Total Labor Force (2018)

3,076,964

Total Population

5,611,179

Population Rank Among States

22nd

American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student

$15,571

Rank Among States

18th

U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)

2.9%

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Local Workforce Boards

Anoka County Workforce Development Board

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Career Solutions Workforce Development Board

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Central Minnesota Jobs & Training, Inc. Workforce Development Board

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Dakota Scott Workforce Development Board

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Duluth Workforce Development Board

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Hennepin – Carver Workforce Development Board

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Minneapolis Workforce Development Board

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Northeast Minnesota Workforce Development Board

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Northwest Workforce Investment Board

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Rural Minnesota Workforce Development Board

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South Central Workforce Council

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Southeast Minnesota Workforce Investment Board

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Southwest Minnesota Workforce Development Board

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Washington County Workforce Development Board

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Winona County Workforce Development Board

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Workforce Innovation Board of Ramsey County

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Labor Force Data

*United States Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance National Data, 2018 Non-seasonally adjusted

Minnesota National
Year-over Annual Job Growth
0.7%
1.7%
Year-over Average Wage Growth
2.3%
3.3%
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
2.9%
3.9%
Unemployment Exhaustion Rate
32.0%
34.6%
Annual Labor Participation Rate
69.9%
62.9%

Education Levels

*Ages 25 and Older according to the American Community Survey (ACS) educational attainment data.

Less than high school (6.9% Minnesota | 12.0% National)
6.9%
12%
High school (24.8% Minnesota | 27.1% National)
24.8%
27.1%
Some college/Associate Degree (32.2% Minnesota | 28.9% National)
32.2%
28.9%
Bachelor's degree or greater (36.1% Minnesota | 32.0% National)
36.1%
32%

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