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Minnesota August Unemployment Rate Up Slightly

Minnesota August Unemployment Rate Up Slightly

"The stronger job market attracted many more job seekers into the labor force in August", said Paul Turek, economist for the state Employment Security Department. While still among the lowest rates in records going back to December 2001, the black unemployment rate is more than double that of whites. Minnesota has gained 49,695 jobs over the past 12 months, an increase of 1.7 percent compared to a 1.5 percent USA rate. The Mankato MSA saw a 2 percent growth in employment over the past year, gaining over 1100 jobs.

The state's seasonally adjusted rate was 4.5 percent in July.

Washington's economy added an estimated 2,000 new jobs in August.

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But there was a decrease of 7,294 individuals in the state's labor force from July to August according to the news release.

Sectors that lost jobs included leisure and hospitality (down 6,400), and education and health services (down 5,300).

On the positive side, Kentucky's professional and business services sector and the education and health services sector each added 3,400 jobs from July to August.

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Over the past 12 months, Minnesota outpaces the nation, adding 49,695 jobs, a 1.7 percent increase compared with 1.5 percent for the nation as a whole.

The logging and mining sector held steady. The U-6 rate considers not only the unemployed population in the official U-3 unemployment rate, but also "the underemployed and those not looking but wanting a job".

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