Spanning over 200 miles from the northwest corner of Big Stone County to the southeast corner of Faribault County, the 23-county Southwest Planning region is a large area where broad trends don't always fit the local experience.
Share of total state employment climbed in all states from 2005 to 2020 in only three major occupational groups: Business and Financial, Computer and Mathematical, and Healthcare Support.
An analysis of the current month’s employment picture broken out by industry.
As the pandemic spread and many thousands of Minnesotan workers were laid off, an even larger share of workers were sent home but continued to work in some fashion.
An analysis of the current month’s employment picture broken out by Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The Minnesota Index climbed for the 15th consecutive month in August climbing 0.6% to 144.5, as the state’s economy continues to rebound from the deep pandemic decline.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.5% in July on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.9% in June.