Unemployment Rate - City

We track unemployment by offering the following numbers: labor force, unemployed and the unenmployment rate. This chart shows the most recent unemployment comparisons for the cities of Cloquet (Carlton County), Duluth, Hibbing, Virginia  (St. Louis County), Grand Rapids (Itasca County), and Superior (Douglas County).

 
  Labor Force

 

 Month/Year

Cloquet

Duluth

Grand
Rapids

Hibbing

Virginia

Superior

 Sept 2016

5,980

44,215

5,127

7,213

3,499

14,676

 August 2016

6,063

44,773

5,233

7,396

3,612

14,869

 July 2016

6,154

45,336

5,287

7,480

3,634

14,975

 Sept 2015

6,149

44,984

5,316

7,461

3,598

14,531

 2015

6,243

45,379

7,452

5,300

3,635

14,654

 2014

6,287

46,022

7,407

5,197

3,626

14,838

 
 Number Unemployed

 

 Month/Year

Cloquet

Duluth

Grand
Rapids

Hibbing

Virginia

Superior

 Sept 2016

255

1,646

199

499

223

562

 August 2016

292

1,888

257

632

311

706

July 2016

301

1,855

266

622

287

755

 Sept 2015

295

1,464

350

597

248

556

 2015

363

1,707

420

564

274

650

 2014

379

2,039

448

470

241

748

 
  Unemployment Rate

 

 Month/Year

Cloquet

Duluth

Grand
Rapids

Hibbing

Virginia

Superior

 Sept 2016

4.3

3.7

3.9

6.9

6.4

3.8

 August 2016

4.8

4.2

4.9

8.5

8.6

4.7

 July 2016

4.9

4.1

5.0

8.3

7.9

5.0

 Sept 2015

4.8

3.3

6.6

8.0

6.9

3.8

 2015

5.8

3.8

7.9

7.6

7.5

4.4

 2014

6.0

4.4

8.6

6.3

6.6

5.0



Source: Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development; State of Wisconsin WorkNet