Minnesota, workforce data

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 3,380,080 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 2,730,442 80.8%
Civilian labor force 2,839,105 100.0%
Unemployed 108,663 3.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 2,826,392 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 683,301 24.2%
Age 30 to 54 1,497,119 53.0%
Age 55 or older 645,972 22.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 661,251 23.4%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 796,398 28.2%
$40,000 or more per year 1,368,743 48.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 225,553 8.0%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 6,263 0.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 129,661 4.6%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 51,426 1.8%
Construction 127,648 4.5%
Educational services 263,013 9.3%
Finance and insurance 138,501 4.9%
Health care and social assistance 477,964 16.9%
Information 52,438 1.9%
Management of companies and enterprises 81,964 2.9%
Manufacturing 316,701 11.2%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 6,263 0.2%
Other services (excluding public administration) 92,546 3.3%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 162,806 5.8%
Public administration 123,249 4.4%
Real estate and rental and leasing 35,154 1.2%
Retail trade 287,199 10.2%
Transportation and warehousing 84,049 3.0%
Utilities 13,957 0.5%
Wholesale trade 133,494 4.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 2,445,646 86.5%
Black or African American alone 171,458 6.1%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 24,291 0.9%
Asian alone 138,665 4.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone 2,037 0.1%
Two or more race groups 44,295 1.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 172,784 6.1%
High school or equivalent, no college 558,301 19.8%
Some college or associate degree 742,943 26.3%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 669,063 23.7%