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Benton County had Oregon’s lowest seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in March at 2.9 percent. Grant County (7.1%) registered the highest rate for the month. This was the lowest unemployment rate for Grant County since comparable records began in 1990. Eighteen counties were at or tied with their historic low unemployment rates.
Nine of Oregon’s counties had unemployment rates at or below the
The February 2017 Oregon Regional Economic Indicators was released today. Full report is available here. We thank KeyBank for their generous support of this project. Regional economies experienced some mixed numbers in February, but underlying trends remain solid. Highlights of this month’s report include: For… Continue Reading →
Nationwide more than a million students obtained an associate’s degree from 3,197 schools in the 2014-2015 school year, according to the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics. In Oregon, 13,681 students graduated with an associate’s degree from 39 schools during the same academic year. Women accounted for 58 percent of graduates and men for 42 percent.