Portland tri-counties to add more jobs

Portland tri-counties to add more jobs

More than half of Oregon's new jobs will be concentrated in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties.

Together, the counties should pick up 137,200 new jobs from 2012 to 2022, a 16 percent rate of expansion.

Many of the metro-area trends mirror the statewide forecast: construction will expand the most, but healthcare and business-services companies will add the most jobs in Multnomah and Washington counties. Trade, transportation and utilities will produce the most jobs in Clackamas counties.

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