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Area Jan-00 Feb-00 Mar-00 Apr-00 May-00 Jun-00 Jul-00 Aug-00 Sep-00 Oct-00 Nov-00 Dec-00
Oregon  5.7 5.9 5.7 5.0 5.0 5.2 5.0 5.3 4.6 4.7 4.9 4.8
    Seasonally Adjusted  5.0 4.9 5.0 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.2
United States  4.5 4.4 4.3 3.7 3.8 4.1 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.7
    Seasonally Adjusted  4.0 4.1 4.0 3.8 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9
 
Bend MSA  * 6.9 7.1 6.4 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.9 4.5 4.7 5.4 5.4
    Seasonally Adjusted  * 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.6
Corvallis MSA  * 4.1 4.3 4.2 3.4 3.6 4.0 4.3 4.7 3.6 3.7 3.3 3.4
    Seasonally Adjusted  * 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.8
Eugene-Springfield MSA  * 5.7 5.9 5.8 5.0 5.1 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.1 5.1 5.2 5.1
    Seasonally Adjusted  * 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.6
Medford MSA  * 6.8 7.0 6.6 5.7 5.5 5.8 5.7 5.9 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.6
    Seasonally Adjusted  * 5.9 5.8 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.4 5.5
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro MSA  * 4.6 4.9 4.7 4.2 4.2 4.5 4.5 4.9 4.1 4.4 4.2 4.0
    Seasonally Adjusted  * 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.5
Salem MSA  * 6.1 6.3 6.2 5.4 5.5 5.4 5.2 5.4 4.5 4.7 5.0 5.0
    Seasonally Adjusted  * 5.4 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.2
 
Baker  9.7 9.4 9.0 7.4 6.8 6.1 5.5 5.9 5.4 5.8 7.1 7.6
    Seasonally Adjusted  7.2 7.2 7.2 7.1 7.1 7.0 6.9 6.9 6.9 7.0 7.2 7.4
Clackamas  4.4 4.7 4.4 3.9 4.0 4.3 4.0 4.2 3.7 3.9 3.8 3.6
    Seasonally Adjusted  4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.1
Clatsop  6.4 6.1 5.8 4.8 4.7 4.8 4.3 4.7 4.3 4.4 5.0 5.1
    Seasonally Adjusted  5.2 5.2 5.1 5.1 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.0
Columbia  6.2 6.4 6.0 5.3 5.1 5.5 5.6 5.8 5.1 5.2 5.2 4.9
    Seasonally Adjusted  5.5 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.7 5.7 5.9
Coos  8.3 8.3 8.0 6.9 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.8 6.6 6.8 7.5 7.1
    Seasonally Adjusted  7.4 7.4 7.3 7.3 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.6 7.7
Crook  8.7 8.4 8.2 6.8 6.5 7.2 7.1 7.5 6.1 6.2 7.3 7.4
    Seasonally Adjusted  6.9 7.0 7.0 7.1 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.4 7.4 7.5
Curry  9.4 9.4 8.7 7.1 6.4 6.2 5.6 5.8 5.8 5.9 7.3 7.1
    Seasonally Adjusted  7.5 7.4 7.3 7.1 7.0 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.9
Douglas  8.2 8.3 8.1 7.1 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.4 6.4 6.7 7.3 7.3
    Seasonally Adjusted  7.2 7.2 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.6 7.7
Gilliam  5.5 5.9 5.7 4.5 4.0 4.4 4.2 5.1 4.6 4.6 5.1 5.6
    Seasonally Adjusted  4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.8 5.0 5.1 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.5
Grant  12.5 13.8 14.7 12.5 10.1 7.6 7.6 6.7 5.8 6.0 9.1 9.5
    Seasonally Adjusted  9.5 9.6 9.8 9.9 9.9 9.9 9.8 9.7 9.5 9.3 9.2 9.2
Harney  8.5 9.2 9.4 8.5 7.5 6.7 5.7 9.3 8.6 8.6 9.7 10.1
    Seasonally Adjusted  7.0 7.1 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.1 11.0 10.8 10.6 10.4 10.4
Hood River  8.4 7.7 6.8 6.9 7.2 5.9 4.9 8.8 4.6 5.1 6.6 6.8
    Seasonally Adjusted  6.7 6.5 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 6.9
Jefferson  6.6 7.1 6.3 4.6 4.5 4.8 4.8 4.9 4.2 4.6 5.9 6.0
    Seasonally Adjusted  5.0 5.1 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.5 5.6 5.6 5.7
Josephine  8.5 8.5 7.9 6.5 6.5 6.8 7.6 7.1 6.0 6.1 6.5 6.4
    Seasonally Adjusted  7.4 7.3 7.2 7.1 7.1 7.0 7.0 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.9 7.0
Klamath  9.0 9.4 9.1 7.5 6.6 6.4 6.5 6.7 6.0 6.2 7.7 7.9
    Seasonally Adjusted  7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7
Lake  9.8 10.5 11.2 8.6 7.6 6.9 7.1 7.0 6.4 6.4 9.2 9.6
    Seasonally Adjusted  7.4 7.5 7.7 8.0 8.2 8.5 8.8 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4
Lincoln  7.9 7.8 7.6 6.4 6.3 6.2 5.6 5.7 5.3 5.9 6.6 6.6
    Seasonally Adjusted  6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.4
Linn  7.2 7.3 7.3 6.3 6.6 6.7 6.4 6.7 6.0 6.1 6.4 6.3
    Seasonally Adjusted  6.5 6.5 6.5 6.6 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.8 6.9
Malheur  8.8 9.8 9.5 8.9 8.8 8.1 7.5 6.8 5.1 5.1 6.2 7.2
    Seasonally Adjusted  7.4 7.6 7.7 7.8 7.9 7.9 7.8 7.6 7.5 7.4 7.4 7.5
Marion  6.4 6.5 6.4 5.6 5.7 5.6 5.3 5.4 4.6 4.7 5.1 5.1
    Seasonally Adjusted  5.6 5.6 5.6 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.4
Morrow  9.6 10.3 7.9 6.3 10.1 7.5 9.3 6.1 5.4 5.3 7.1 7.6
    Seasonally Adjusted  7.3 7.3 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.3 7.1 6.9 6.8 6.7 6.8 7.0
Multnomah  4.8 5.1 4.9 4.5 4.5 4.9 4.6 5.0 4.4 4.7 4.5 4.2
    Seasonally Adjusted  4.6 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.8
Polk  5.1 5.2 5.3 4.5 4.5 4.7 5.0 5.1 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.6
    Seasonally Adjusted  4.5 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.8
Sherman  8.5 8.3 7.2 5.8 5.9 6.2 5.9 5.1 3.9 4.6 6.3 7.4
    Seasonally Adjusted  6.9 6.6 6.4 6.1 6.0 6.0 5.8 5.8 6.0 6.2 6.6 7.4
Tillamook  6.5 6.4 5.8 4.7 4.8 5.2 4.9 4.9 4.3 4.6 5.3 5.4
    Seasonally Adjusted  5.4 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.2
Umatilla  7.8 7.8 7.2 6.1 5.8 5.4 5.8 5.6 4.7 4.8 5.8 7.1
    Seasonally Adjusted  5.7 5.8 5.9 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6
Union  6.4 6.8 7.0 5.9 5.6 5.4 4.6 5.3 4.4 4.7 5.1 5.4
    Seasonally Adjusted  5.4 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.7
Wallowa  8.6 9.4 10.7 8.4 6.7 5.7 5.8 6.1 5.4 6.0 8.7 9.7
    Seasonally Adjusted  6.4 6.5 6.6 6.8 7.1 7.6 8.0 8.4 8.8 9.0 9.2 9.4
Wasco  7.8 7.9 7.2 6.1 6.4 4.9 3.7 6.4 5.4 5.6 7.0 7.6
    Seasonally Adjusted  5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.9 5.9 6.1 6.2 6.4 6.6 6.9 7.3
Washington  4.0 4.4 4.2 3.7 3.8 4.1 3.9 4.2 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.4
    Seasonally Adjusted  3.9 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.9
Wheeler  8.6 10.0 10.7 7.6 6.7 6.2 5.5 6.0 4.7 4.4 7.6 9.1
    Seasonally Adjusted  7.4 7.3 7.4 7.3 7.2 7.0 6.9 6.9 7.0 7.3 7.4 7.7
Yamhill  5.0 5.4 5.5 4.6 4.7 5.4 5.3 5.5 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.3
    Seasonally Adjusted  4.7 4.8 4.9 5.0 5.1 5.1 5.2 5.1 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.9
 
* The Bend MSA includes all of Deschutes County.
* The Corvallis MSA includes all of Benton County.
* The Eugene-Springfield MSA includes all of of Lane County.
* The Salem MSA includes all of Marion and Polk counties.
* The Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro MSA includes all of Clackamas, Columbia, Multnomah, Washington and Yamhill counties in Oregon and Clark and Skamania counties in Washington State.
* The Medford MSA includes all of Jackson County.
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