The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development released the November 2018 employment figures today. The Mankato – North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) saw a gain of 1,537 jobs or 2.6% year over year in the month of November, which led all metropolitan areas in the state. This is the 11th straight month of Mankato-North Mankato leading the state in job growth.
Manufacturing saw the highest growth rate ever in the month of November, 1.7% from October 2018. This indicates the manufacturing sector is continuing to ramp up.
For graphs on employment trends click here: https://greatermankato.com/current-employment-statistics-jobs-data