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

June 2017

6,240

45,908

5,038

7,447

3,571

 

 May 2017

6,134

45,194

4,899

7,242

3,526

14,918

 April 2017

6,129

44,945

4,876

7,235

3,529

14,740

June 2016

6,148

45,139

5,196

7,429

3,630

14,921

 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

 June 2017

318

1,906

340

539

203

 

 May 2017

282

1,728

305

418

199

523

April 2017

311

1,728

376

450

221

535

 June 2016

346

2,081

395

669

334

871

 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

 June 2017

5.1

4.2

6.7

7.2

5.7

 

 May 2017

4.6

3.8

6.2

5.8

5.6

3.5

April 2017

5.1

3.8

7.7

6.2

6.3

3.6

 June 2016

5.6

4.6

7.6

9.0

9.2

5.8

 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