Hood River County had Oregon’s lowest seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September at 5.2
percent. Grant County (11.1%) registered the highest rate for the month. Fourteen of Oregon’s counties had unemployment rates at or below the statewide rate of 7.1 percent and three were at or below the national rate of 5.9 percent. Harney County saw the largest improvement in its unemployment rate over the year with a drop of 2.2 percentage points.
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