Monday, July 21, 2014

Unemployment Rates Highest in South and Central Oregon

Hood River County had Oregon’s lowest seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in June at 5.2 percent. Harney and Curry counties (10.7%) registered the highest rate for the month. Thirteen of Oregon’s counties had unemployment rates at or below the statewide rate of 6.8 percent and eight were at or below the nationwide rate of 6.1 percent. Crook County saw the largest improvement in its unemployment rate over the year with a drop of 2.0 percentage points.

For more on Oregon's county-level unemployment rates, see our latest release here: County and State Unemployment Rates.

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