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Minnesota Unemployment Rate For May Drops To 4.6 Percent

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Unemployment graphic (Reuters)
Unemployment graphic (Reuters)

ST> PAUL, MN (KDAL) - The Minnesota seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.6 percent in May according to figures released by the Department of Employment and Economic Development.  Employers added 10,300 jobs during the month and over 45,600 for the year, a growth rate of 1.6 percent.  The U-S growth rate is 1.8 percent and the national unemployment rate for May is 6.3 percent.  For the Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Statistical Area the over the year employment change is up 0.1 percent.

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