Oregon economic indicators as of November 2010

Oregon economic indicators as of November 2010


All "latest" numbers are for November 2010 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
EMPLOYMENT/BUSINESS LISTINGS
Total employment State of Oregon, thousands (December) 1,778.0 1,790.1 1,721.8 3.3%
Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands (December) 206.2 208.2 205.5 0.3%
Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted (December) 10.6% 10.5% 10.6% 0.0
Portland/Vancouver MSA; Employed Seven counties, thousands 1,077.3 1,068.6 1,048.0 2.8%
Portland/Vancouver MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 10.7% 10.4% 10.6% 0.1
Bend MSA; Employed Deschutes County, thousands 68.9 68.6 68.7 0.3%
Bend MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 15.4% 15.2% 14.7% 0.7
Corvallis MSA; Employed Benton County, thousands 41.5 41.1 40.4 2.7%
Corvallis MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 7.6% 7.1% 7.5% 0.1
Eugene/Springfield MSA; Employed Lane County, thousands 166.7 165.2 161.4 3.3%
Eugene/Springfield MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 11.4% 11.0% 11.5% -0.1
Medford/Ashland MSA; Employed Jackson County, thousands 93.7 93.2 90.2 3.9%
Medford/Ashland MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 13.7% 13.2% 12.6% 1.1
Salem MSA; Employed Marion and Polk counties, thousands 179.7 181.1 176.2 2.0%
Salem MSA; Unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted 11.5% 11.0% 10.6% 0.9
The Coast; Employed Five counties, thousands 84.8 84.9 84.1 0.9%
The Coast; Unemployment rate 11.5% 10.4% 10.3% 1.2
Central Oregon; Employed Eight counties, thousands 112.5 114.1 111.2 1.2%
Central Oregon; Unemployment rate 13.3% 12.0% 12.5% 0.8
Eastern Oregon; Employed Nine counties, thousands 85.2 87.6 82.7 3.0%
Eastern Oregon; Unemployment rate 10.2% 8.6% 9.5% 0.7
Help wanted ad count The Oregonian, Portland (December) 978 1,029 1,185 -17.5%
Help wanted ad count The Bulletin, Bend (December) 695 800 718 -3.2%
Oregon online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (December) 60.4 57.3 49.2 22.8%
Portland online job vacancies, total ads in thousands (December) 34.2 39.4 27.3 25.3%
New business corporations New filings (December) 855 651 881 -3.0%
Limited liability companies New filings (December) 1,811 1,637 1,882 -3.8%
Business bankruptcies New filings (December) 47 47 58 -19.0%
Non-business bankruptcies New filings (December) 1,313 1,373 1,402 -6.3%
TRANSPORTATION
Trucking Weight-mile tax receipts, millions $27.5 $20.1 $24.0 14.6%
Shipping Port of Portland, total containers load and discharge 14,537 15,735 14,972 -2.9%
Shipping Port of Portland, number of calls by oceangoing vessels 41 49 44 -6.8%
Airline travel, PDX Passengers, thousands 1,058.1 1,114.7 985.9 7.3%
Airline travel, Eugene Passengers, thousands 64.4 67.3 58.9 9.3%
Airline travel, Medford Passengers, thousands 51.1 55.2 48.4 5.5%
Airline travel, Redmond Passengers, thousands (December) 43.5 38.2 43.8 -0.7%
REAL ESTATE/CONSTRUCTION PERMITS
Portland-area homes New listings (December) 1,925 2,473 2,104 -8.5%
Willamette Valley Multiple listing sales, millions $77.1 $82.4 $115.6 -33.3%
Central Oregon Multiple listing sales, millions $88.2 $94.0 $120.3 -26.7%
New Oregon single-family home permits 388 413 332 16.9%
New Oregon multiple-housing unit permits 75 81 142 -47.2%
FARMING/NATURAL RESOURCES/ENERGY
Wheat price No.1 soft white, at Portland, per bushel (December) $7.34 $6.29 $4.96 48.0%
All farm products Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (December) 153 149 140 9.3%
All crops Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (December) 159 153 147 8.2%
Livestock Farm price index (1990-1992=100%) (December) 133 139 117 13.7%
Lumber price from Random Lengths Publications, framing composite (December) $282 $275 $251 12.4%
Lumber production Coast, inland and California redwood regions, Western softwood, million board feet 835 970 777 7.5%
Power PGE, weather-adjusted, million kilowatt-hours (December) 1,754.4 1,562.4 1,751.8 0.2%

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