The labor force in Minnesota was 3,093,153 in July 2017, up from 3,070,584 in June 2017, and up from 3,032,161 one year ago in July 2016. Employment was 2,987,031 in July 2017, up from 2,958,241 in June 2017, and up from 2,916,987 one year ago in July 2016.