Duluth Unemployment Rate Falls | Business
Duluth's unemployment rate fell in July, according to numbers released this week by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
July's rate was 5.9 percent, down from 6 percent in June and 6.7 percent in July 2012. The local rates are not adjusted for normal seasonal variations.
The jobless rate for St. Louis County as a whole in July was 6.6 percent, which was the same as June and down from 7.3 percent one year earlier.
Minnesota's statewide unajusted unemployment rate for July was 5.1 percent, while the national rate was 7.7 percent.