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Oregon economic indicators as of June 2010

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Friday, August 20, 2010

All "latest" numbers are for June 2010 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
EMPLOYMENT/BUSINESS LISTINGS
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands 1,763.3 1,750.8 1,756.7 0.4%
Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands 203.9 201.2 229.5 -11.2%
Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted 10.5% 10.6% 11.6% -1.1
Portland/Vancouver MSA; Employed Seven counties, thousands 1,047.4 1,045.8 1,047.1 0.0%
Portland/Vancouver MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 10.0% 10.3% 11.0% -1.0
Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands 69.5 68.9 70.3 -1.1%
Bend MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 14.2% 14.6% 15.6% -1.4
Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands 40.2 40.0 40.5 -0.7%
Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 7.0% 7.0% 8.0% -1.0
Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands 163.8 163.6 161.4 1.5%
Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 10.6% 10.7% 12.6% -2.0
Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands 89.8 89.4 89.3 0.5%
Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 12.1% 12.2% 13.0% -0.9
Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands 179.2 177.3 178.0 0.7%
Salem MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 10.3% 10.7% 10.8% -0.5
The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands 86.1 85.3 85.1 1.1%
The Coast; Unemployment rate 10.3% 10.2% 10.8% -0.5
Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands 116.3 111.5 116.6 -0.3%
Central Oregon; Unemployment rate 12.2% 12.5% 13.5% -1.3
Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands 86.2 83.6 84.9 1.5%
Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate 9.5% 9.9% 9.8% -0.3
Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland (July) 1,383 1,577 1,741 -20.6%
Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend (July) 971 1,056 1,059 -8.3%
Oregon online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (July) 58.6 57.4 44.1 32.9%
Portland online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (July) 38.3 41.1 27.8 37.8%
New business corporations New filings (July) 743 860 824 -9.8%
Limited liability companies New filings (July) 1,588 1,967 1,856 -14.4%
Business bankruptcies New filings (July) 40 43 46 -13.0%
Non-business bankruptcies New filings (July) 1,734 1,815 1,591 9.0%
TRANSPORTATION
Trucking Weight-mile tax receipts, millions $19.1 $18.2 $18.5 3.2%
Shipping Port of Portland, total containers load and discharge 15,005 15,886 13,150 14.1%
Shipping Port of Portland, number of calls by oceangoing vessels 47 47 39 20.5%
Airline travel, PDX Passengers, thousands 1,224.4 1,096.9 1,219.2 0.4%
Airline travel, Eugene Passengers, thousands 70.1 58.4 66.4 5.6%
Airline travel, Medford Passengers, thousands 61.7 52.9 60.8 1.5%
Airline travel, Redmond Passengers, thousands (July) 46.6 42.0 46.0 1.3%
REAL ESTATE/CONSTRUCTION PERMITS
Portland-area homes New listings 4,049 3,482 4,257 -4.9%
Willamette Valley Multiple listing sales, millions $131.0 $127.8 $117.9 11.1%
Central Oregon Multiple listing sales, millions $106.5 $88.5 $93.0 14.5%
New Oregon single-family homes 484 543 590 -18.0%
New Oregon multiple-housing units 399 62 35 1040.0%
FARMING/NATURAL RESOURCES/ENERGY
Wheat price No.1 soft white, at Portland, per bushel (July) $4.88 $4.57 $5.32 -8.3%
All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (July) 142 143 133 6.8%
All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (July) 149 152 144 3.5%
Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (July) 125 128 107 16.8%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (July) $252 $263 $238 5.9%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 882 939 984 -10.4%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (July) 1,478.8 1,426.5 1,474.5 0.3%

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