Eastern Oregon’s Minimum Wage – July 1, 2021

Eastern Oregon’s Minimum Wage – July 1, 2021

by Christopher Rich

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Wage estimates from third quarter 2020 reveal that 6.7% of all jobs in Eastern Oregon (Baker, Grant, Harney, Malheur, Morrow, Umatilla, Union, and Wallowa) paid...

The Ins and Outs of Population Change in Eastern Oregon - 2020

The Ins and Outs of Population Change in Eastern Oregon - 2020

by Christopher Rich

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Eastern Oregon’s population increased by 9,798 from 2010 to 2020. Natural increase (+4,922) combined with net migration (+4,876) to push the total...

Eastern Oregon Workforce Is Getting Older

Eastern Oregon Workforce Is Getting Older

by Tony Wendel

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From 2010 to 2020, Eastern Oregon’s employment grew by almost 9%. However, employment growth varied widely by age group. While most age groups saw growth over that...

Umatilla County Employment Falls in 2020

Umatilla County Employment Falls in 2020

by Dallas Fridley

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Umatilla County’s nonfarm employment rose by just 260 jobs or 1% over the decade to average 27,470 in 2020. Nonfarm employment reached a new peak in 2019 with 28,510...

An Overview of Ethnicity and Race in Eastern Oregon

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by Christopher Rich

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The U.S. Census Bureau collects data on ethnicity and race following standards and classifications set forth by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)....

QI Stats QI Stats

Unemployment Rate

May 2021
Released Jun 22, 2021
5.8%
Seasonally Adjusted
The unemployment rate for Baker County rose by 0.1% over the last month.
0.1% PTS

Total Unemployed

May 2021
Released Jun 22, 2021
434
Seasonally Adjusted
The total number of unemployed in Baker County rose by 3 over the last month.
3

Nonfarm Employment

May 2021
Released Jun 22, 2021
5,410
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Nonfarm employment in Baker County rose by 70 over the last month.
70
Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
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Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
 

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