Oregon economic indicators as of September 2010

| Print |  Email
Articles - December 2010
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%

Send comments to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
 

More Articles

Store Bought

July/August 2015
Friday, July 10, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER

Market of Choice is on a tear. In 2012 the 35-year-old Eugene-based grocery chain opened a central kitchen/distribution center in its hometown. The market opened a third Portland store in the Cedar Mill neighborhood this year; a Bend outpost broke ground in March. A fourth Portland location is slated for the inner southeast “LOCA” development, a mixed-use project featuring condos and retail. Revenues in 2014 were $175 million, a double-digit increase over 2013. CEO Rick Wright discusses growth, market trends and how he keeps new “foodie” grocery clerks happy.


Read more...

Child care challenge

September 2015
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
0927OHSUhealthystarts-thumbBY KIM MOORE AND LINDA BAKER

Child care in Oregon is expensive and hard to find. We delved into the numbers and talked to a few executives and managers about day care costs, accessibility and work-life balance.


Read more...

Money Troubles

September 2015
Thursday, August 20, 2015
BY DAN COOK

The state’s angel investing fund gets hammered in Salem.


Read more...

House of Clarity

July/August 2015
Monday, July 13, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER

Holding a Power Lunch at Veritable Quandary in downtown Portland.


Read more...

Photo Log: Shooting 10 innovators in rural health care

The Latest
Monday, August 03, 2015
007blogBY JASON E. KAPLAN | STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

You may have noticed the photos of our rural health innovators departed from the typical Oregon Business aesthetic.


Read more...

10 Innovators in Rural Health

July/August 2015
Monday, July 13, 2015
BY AMY MILSHTEIN | PHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN

Telemedicine, new partnerships and real estate diversification make health care more accessible in rural Oregon.


Read more...

Grain Food

September 2015
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER

A Power Lunch at Bob's Red Mill Whole Grain Store and Restaurant.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS