Data Tools

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Affirmative Action Statistics

Statistical reports, available by region, provide demographics on workers in specific occupations.

ALMIS Employers Search

This tool allows users to view, print and download lists of employers. Registration required.

Compare Minnesota with Other States

See how we stack up against any other state or states using key economic indicators.

Compare Twin Cities with Other Metros

See how Minneapolis-St. Paul stacks up against other major U.S. metropolitan areas.

Consumer Price Indexes

Monthly data on what urban consumers are paying for key purchases like food and energy.

Cost of Living in Minnesota

The cost of living by family size and region.


Current Monthly Employment (CES)

Monthly survey offers data on nonfarm employment by industry, hours and wages.

Employment Outlook Projections

Industries and occupations expected to grow over the next decade in Minnesota. 

Graduate Employment Outcomes

Track wages and employment of recent Minnesota graduates by degree level, institution type, and major.

Job Skills Transfer Assessment Tool

Enter your occupation and find other careers that also demand your existing skills.

Job Vacancy Survey (JVS)

This semi-annual survey shows which industries and occupations are hiring.

Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS)

Get labor force, employment and unemployment estimates for your region of Minnesota.

Made in Minnesota

Our Manufacturers Supply Chain database makes it easy to find Minnesota suppliers.

Minnesota Business Employment Dynamics (MBED)

Measures gross job gains and losses at Minnesota establishments.

Occupational Employment and Wages (OES)

Get data on typical wages by occupation and region throughout the state. 

Occupational Staffing Patterns

Get estimates of occupational employment by industry. Covers more than 800 occupations.

Occupations in Demand (OID)

High-demand jobs for each region of the state, along with typical wages and training. 

Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW)

Track wages and employment by industry at state, regional, county and municipal levels. 

Quarterly Workforce Indicators

Get quarterly workforce information from the United States Census Bureau.

Regional Labor Market Data Tool

Labor market and demographic data for each county and region in Minnesota.

SOC Code Search Database

Search a job title database and match occupations with the closest SOC code title. 

Unemployment Insurance Statistics

Data on initial and continuing claims for unemployment insurance benefits in Minnesota.