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

August 2017

6,275

46,022

5,071

7,486

3,603

15,280

 July 2017

6,288

46,138

5,072

7,472

3,615

15,286

 April 2017

6,243

45,922

5,039

7,444

3,572

15,296

August 2016

6,131

44,980

5,038

7,414

3,615

14,724

 2016

6,145

44,966

5,004

7,378

3,579

14,756

 2015

6,176

44,965

5,074

7,358

3,573

14,683

 
 Number Unemployed

 

 Month/Year

Cloquet

Duluth

Grand
Rapids

Hibbing

Virginia

Superior

 August 2017

330

1,828

307

548

220

694

 July 2017

314

1,773

284

507

219

632

June 2017

319

1,907

338

534

203

729

 August 2016

333

1,929

347

655

320

708

 2016

330

1,812

369

603

276

689

 2015

323

1,521

269

537

248

642

 
  Unemployment Rate

 

 Month/Year

Cloquet

Duluth

Grand
Rapids

Hibbing

Virginia

Superior

 August 2017

5.3

4.0

6.1

7.3

6.1

4.5

 July 2017

5.0

3.8

5.6

6.8

6.1

4.1

June 2017

5.1

4.2

6.7

7.2

5.7

4.8

 August 2016

5.4

4.3

6.9

8.8

8.9

4.8

 2016

5.4

4.0

7.4

8.2

7.7

4.7

 2015

5.2

3.2

5.3

7.3

6.9

4.4



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