The Wall St. Journal has today’s most sobering graphic: An interactive map that documents the percentage of unemployed people who have been out of work for at least a year. Minnesota, with a comparatively low unemployment rate, ranks 41st in the category. Nevertheless, one out of five people unemployed in Minnesota, has been jobless for at least a year.
The majority of out-of-work Minnesotans are unemployed for between five and 14 weeks.
Find all the data and play with the map here.