Oregon unemployment by county

Oregon unemployment by county

The Oregon Employment Department released new data on Oregon, ranging from 6.2% in Benton County to 13.4% in Crook County.

The situation is significantly worse in Southern Oregon, where unemployment in most counties is higher than 10 percent.

Counties in northwest Oregon -- including those in the Portland metro area -- are faring much better. Unemployment is lowest in Benton County, where the economy is stabilized by Oregon State University in Corvallis.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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