Oregon economic indicators as of June 2010

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Articles - September 2010
Friday, August 20, 2010

All "latest" numbers are for June 2010 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
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%
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%
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%
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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