Hood River County had Oregon’s lowest seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in July at 5.2 percent. Grant County (10.8%) registered the highest rate for the month. Thirteen of Oregon’s counties had unemployment rates at or below the statewide rate of 6.9 percent and eight were at or below the national rate of 6.2 percent. Crook County saw the largest improvement in its unemployment rate over the year with a drop of 2.0 percentage points.
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