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Oregon economic indicators as of September 2010

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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

All "latest" numbers are for September 2010 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
EMPLOYMENT/BUSINESS LISTINGS
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands 1,783.4 1,786.1 1,750.1 1.9%
Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands 196.3 203.5 201.1 -2.4%
Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted 10.6% 10.6% 11.0% -0.4
Portland/Vancouver MSA; Employed Seven counties, thousands 1,061.5 1,062.5 1,041.5 1.9%
Portland/Vancouver MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 10.5% 10.2% 11.1% -0.6
Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands 69.4 71.1 69.9 -0.7%
Bend MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 15.5% 14.6% 15.6% -0.1
Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands 39.7 39.2 39.2 1.3%
Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 7.1% 7.1% 7.5% -0.5
Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands 162.5 163.2 157.4 3.2%
Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 11.0% 10.7% 12.1% -1.2
Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands 92.2 89.9 90.0 2.4%
Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 13.5% 12.7% 13.3% 0.3
Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands 182.4 183.6 180.2 1.2%
Salem MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 11.1% 10.7% 11.0% 0.1
The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands 86.7 87.6 86.1 0.7%
The Coast; Unemployment rate 9.9% 10.1% 9.4% 0.5
Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands 116.0 118.5 115.6 0.4%
Central Oregon; Unemployment rate 11.8% 12.0% 11.7% 0.1
Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands 88.4 88.3 85.1 3.8%
Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate 8.8% 9.1% 8.5% 0.3
Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland (October) 1,507 1,306 1,592 -5.3%
Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend (October) 867 820 895 -3.1%
Oregon online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (October) 56.4 54.9 41.3 36.6%
Portland online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (October) 40.2 39.0 28.5 41.1%
New business corporations New filings 664 731 838 -20.8%
Limited liability companies New filings 1,712 1,757 1,892 -9.5%
Business bankruptcies New filings (October) 45 40 51 -11.8%
Non-business bankruptcies New filings (October) 1,566 1,605 1,608 -2.6%
TRANSPORTATION
Trucking Weight-mile tax receipts, millions $18.2 $20.4 $16.1 12.6%
Shipping Port of Portland, total containers load and discharge 18,977 14,652 12,413 52.9%
Shipping Port of Portland, number of calls by oceangoing vessels 49 55 43 14.0%
Airline travel, PDX Passengers, thousands 1,128.6 1,322.2 1,079.4 4.6%
Airline travel, Eugene Passengers, thousands 69.0 73.3 62.5 10.4%
Airline travel, Medford Passengers, thousands 55.1 64.7 52.0 6.1%
Airline travel, Redmond Passengers, thousands (October) 38.2 38.6 37.2 2.6%
REAL ESTATE/CONSTRUCTION PERMITS
Portland-area homes New listings 3,549 3,829 3,599 -1.4%
Willamette Valley Multiple listing sales, millions $84.2 $102.3 $127.4 -33.9%
Central Oregon Multiple listing sales, millions $101.8 $84.4 $114.2 -10.9%
New Oregon single-family home permits 505 514 527 -4.2%
New Oregon multiple-housing unit permits 63 350 4 1475.0%
FARMING/NATURAL RESOURCES/ENERGY
Wheat price No.1 soft white, at Portland, per bushel (October) $6.00 $6.46 $5.33 12.6%
All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (October) 135 148 127 6.3%
All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (October) 135 152 133 1.5%
Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (October) 136 133 110 23.6%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (October) $255 $250 $235 8.5%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 961 991 954 0.7%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (October) 1,469.2 1,542.8 1,439.0 2.1%

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