Benton County had Oregon’s lowest seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in March at 4.4 percent. Grant County (9.7%) registered the highest rate for the month. Eleven of Oregon’s counties had unemployment rates at or below the statewide rate of 5.4 percent and 12 were at or below March’s national rate of 5.5 percent. Harney County saw the largest improvement in its unemployment rate over the year with a drop of 3.6 percentage points.
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