Oregon economic indicators as of July 2010

Oregon economic indicators as of July 2010


All "latest" numbers are for July 2010 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
EMPLOYMENT/BUSINESS LISTINGS
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands 1,774.4 1,764.9 1,763.6 0.6%
Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands 209.4 202.6 220.8 -5.1%
Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted 10.6% 10.5% 11.4% -0.8
Portland/Vancouver MSA; Employed Seven counties, thousands 1,050.6 1,049.0 1,047.1 0.3%
Portland/Vancouver MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 10.4% 10.0% 11.0% -0.7
Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands 69.8 69.7 71.1 -1.8%
Bend MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 14.8% 14.1% 15.4% -0.6
Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands 38.5 40.2 38.4 0.3%
Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 7.6% 7.0% 8.3% -0.7
Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands 162.0 163.7 158.7 2.1%
Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 10.7% 10.6% 12.1% -1.5
Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands 88.1 90.0 87.3 0.9%
Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 12.8% 12.0% 12.8% 0.0
Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands 182.7 179.3 182.0 0.4%
Salem MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 10.7% 10.2% 10.5% 0.1
The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands 86.5 86.0 86.5 0.0%
The Coast; Unemployment rate 10.7% 10.3% 10.6% 0.1
Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands 124.3 116.6 124.7 -0.3%
Central Oregon; Unemployment rate 11.6% 12.1% 12.0% -0.4
Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands 86.8 86.1 85.1 2.0%
Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate 9.7% 9.5% 9.5% 0.2
Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland (August) 1,848 1,383 1,859 -0.6%
Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend (August) 963 971 1,035 -7.0%
Oregon online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (August) 55.8 58.6 44.5 25.4%
Portland online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (August) 41.6 38.3 31.2 33.3%
New business corporations New filings 743 860 824 -9.8%
Limited liability companies New filings 1,588 1,967 1,856 -14.4%
Business bankruptcies New filings (August) 44 40 50 -12.0%
Non-business bankruptcies New filings (August) 1,602 1,734 1,474 8.7%
TRANSPORTATION
Trucking Weight-mile tax receipts, millions $17.1 $19.1 $17.3 -1.3%
Shipping Port of Portland, total containers load and discharge 18,287 15,005 13,024 40.4%
Shipping Port of Portland, number of calls by oceangoing vessels 53 47 39 35.9%
Airline travel, PDX Passengers, thousands 1,317.0 1,224.4 1,326.2 -0.7%
Airline travel, Eugene Passengers, thousands 73.0 70.1 70.4 3.6%
Airline travel, Medford Passengers, thousands 64.8 61.7 62.1 4.4%
Airline travel, Redmond Passengers, thousands (August) 46.6 46.6 45.5 2.3%
REAL ESTATE/CONSTRUCTION PERMITS
Portland-area homes New listings 4,029 4,049 3,907 3.1%
Willamette Valley Multiple listing sales, millions $93.4 $131.0 $116.3 -19.7%
Central Oregon Multiple listing sales, millions $83.2 $106.5 $101.0 -17.5%
New Oregon single-family homes 495 484 554 -10.6%
New Oregon multiple-housing units 42 399 151 -72.2%
FARMING/NATURAL RESOURCES/ENERGY
Wheat price No.1 soft white, at Portland, per bushel (August) $6.30 $4.88 $4.90 28.6%
All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (August) 139 142 126 10.3%
All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (August) 142 149 133 6.8%
Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (August) 129 127 106 21.7%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (August) $245 $252 $239 2.5%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 901 920 915 -1.5%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (August) 1,616.3 1,478.8 1,638.6 -1.4%

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