Monday, December 28, 2009

County (un)employment in October

Oregon's county level data on employment and unemployment in October is now available. Nearly every county's unemployment rate decreased from October to November. Here are some other highlights from the latest unemployment rates:

Highest rate: Crook (17.4%)

Lowest rate: Gilliam (6.6%)

Largest increase since last October:
Harney (+6.5 percentage points)

Largest decrease since last October: Wheelder (-0.4 percentage points)

See also:
Unemployment rates for every Oregon county.
Employment by county and industry.

* These rates are seasonally adjusted.

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