Cass County, MN monthly unemployment update

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June 28, 2023
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Cass County, MN monthly unemployment update

Stacker compiled statistics about the unemployment rate in Cass County using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. County and metro unemployment rates are as of April 2023.

Cass County had a 5.5% unemployment rate in April 2023, marking a 0.8 percentage point decrease from a month ago. Minnesota reported a 2.9% unemployment rate in May, which is the 20th lowest in the country. The national unemployment rate last month rose to 3.7% but is still 0.1 percentage points higher than last year.

The unemployment rate in the Brainerd, MN metropolitan area was 4.4%, which is 1.1 percentage points lower than Cass County. Brainerd has the 89th highest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Minnesota
#1. Clearwater County: 8.3%
#2. Kanabec County: 6.4%
#2. Pine County: 6.4%
#4. Mahnomen County: 6.2%
#4. Mille Lacs County: 6.2%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Minnesota
#1. Rock County: 1.8%
#2. Olmsted County: 2.1%
#3. Nicollet County: 2.2%
#3. Winona County: 2.2%
#5. Clay County: 2.3%

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