Oregon’s job situation improves around Portland, still stalled in the rurals. Lincoln Co. rises slightly to 10%.
Oregon’s unemployment rate remained in the mid-9’s in July. Portland slid down to an even 9% while unemployment in the rural areas remained stubbornly high. The details are in the Oregonian. Click here.
Around the state, Lincoln County was at 10% unemployed in July, up slightly from June’s 9.9%. Corvallis was at 6.5% in July, Salem at 9.9%, and Lane County at 9.5%. Portland metro stood at an even 9%. Here’s how the rest of the state came in for the month of July. Click here.