Central Oregon’s Housing Woes

Central Oregon’s Housing Woes

by Damon Runberg

February 24, 2021

It has been well documented that in Central Oregon, particularly Bend, housing is in short supply. According to data from the Multiple Listing Service analyzed by the Beacon...

Columbia Gorge 2020 Population Growth Below Oregon Trend

Columbia Gorge 2020 Population Growth Below Oregon Trend

by Dallas Fridley

February 24, 2021

Portland State University’s Population Research Center recently released their preliminary population estimates for Oregon, its counties and...

Growth in Deschutes County’s Economic Output Slowed Dramatically in 2019

Growth in Deschutes County’s Economic Output Slowed Dramatically in 2019

by Damon Runberg

January 6, 2021

The Bureau of Economic Analysis recently released the metropolitan area annual gross domestic product figures for 2019. Today these...

Columbia Gorge Occupational Projections: 2019-2029

Columbia Gorge Occupational Projections: 2019-2029

by Dallas Fridley

December 15, 2020

Employment in the Columbia Gorge is expected to grow by 8.7% over the decade, climbing by 2,649 jobs to total 32,962 in 2029. The Columbia Gorge...

Columbia Gorge Industry Employment Projections, 2019-2029

Columbia Gorge Industry Employment Projections, 2019-2029

by Dallas Fridley

November 24, 2020

The five-county Columbia Gorge area (Gilliam, Hood River, Sherman, Wasco, and Wheeler) is expected to add 2,630 jobs by 2029, with total...

QI Stats QI Stats

Unemployment Rate

December 2020
Released Mar 3, 2021
7.6%
Seasonally Adjusted
The unemployment rate for Bend-Redmond, OR MSA rose by 0.9% over the last month.
0.9% PTS

Total Unemployed

December 2020
Released Mar 3, 2021
7,455
Seasonally Adjusted
The total number of unemployed in Bend-Redmond, OR MSA rose by 942 over the last month.
942

Nonfarm Employment

December 2020
Released Mar 3, 2021
81,500
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Nonfarm employment in Bend-Redmond, OR MSA declined by -1,280 over the last month.
-1,280
Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
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Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
 

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