No. 6 - Brainerd jobless rates show positive signs
In 2012, Brainerd’s unemployment rate did something it hadn’t been able to accomplish since December of 2007.
In 54 months, the city’s jobless rate dropped below double-digits just four times, three times in 2008 and once in 2011.
But in June of 2012 that changed. Brainerd’s jobless rate, which encompasses the city and environs in the same ZIP code, dropped below 10 percent and stayed there.
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