Unemployment Rate - Region

This chart shows the most recent labor force and unemployment data for the United States, the states of Minnesota and Wisconsin, the Northland region, the Arrowhead region, and the Duluth MN-Superior WI MSA.

 
  Labor Force

 

 Month/Year

United States

Minnesota

Wisconsin

Northland

Arrowhead

MSA

July 2018

163,734,000

3,137,518

3,216,112

190,776

166,928

144,821

June 2018

163,277,000

3,133,173

3,183,045

191,374

167,401

145,178

 May 2018

161,765,000

3,109,192

3,169,716

190,317

166,539

145,223

 July 2017

162,911,000

3,097,084

3,201,145

188,643

164,814

144,687

 2017

160,319,750

3,063,604

3,151,909

186,176

162,400

143,458

 2016

159,187,866

3,036,278

3,130,520

185,874

162,219

142,035

 
  Unemployment Rate

 

 Month/Year

United States

Minnesota

Wisconsin

Northland

Arrowhead

MSA

July 2018

4.1

2.7

3.1

3.7

3.7

3.6

 June 2018

4.2

2.9

2.9

4.0

4.0

3.9

May 2018

3.6

2.5

2.6

3.7

3.7

3.5

July 2017

4.5

3.6

3.4

4.7

5.0

4.7

 2017

4.4

3.5

3.3

5.2

5.3

4.8

 2016

4.9

3.9

4.0

6.2

6.3

5.7


Source: Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development, State of Wisconsin