Labor force

Between 1980 and 2000, Phillips area residents working or looking for a job increased by just 1 percent to 54 percent. The labor force participation rate in Phillips was below the Minneapolis rate between 1980 and 2000.

Phillips: Labor force participation in 2000 by neighborhood

Ventura Village


Phillips West


Midtown Phillips


East Phillips


Unemployment levels were higher in the Phillips area than in the City of Minneapolis. In 2000, 13 percent of residents in the labor force were unemployed. The unemployment rate dropped by 1.8 percent between 1990 and 2000, but it was still higher than Phillips' 1980 unemployment rate of 10.1 percent.

Phillips: Unemployment rates in 2000 by neighborhood

Ventura Village


West Phillips


Midtown Phillips


East Phillips


Last updated Sep 27, 2011



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