A Look at Population Trends in Eastern Oregon

A Look at Population Trends in Eastern Oregon

by Christopher Rich

September 16, 2021

Portland State University’s (PSU) annual population estimates show that Eastern Oregon’s population continued to increase in 2020. This is in line with the...

Eastern Oregon Has High Percentage of Small Businesses

Eastern Oregon Has High Percentage of Small Businesses

by Tony Wendel

September 2, 2021

Eastern Oregon, comprising Baker, Grant, Harney, Malheur, Morrow, Umatilla, Union, and Wallowa counties, has a lot of small businesses. This is...

Government Employment in Eastern Oregon

Government Employment in Eastern Oregon

by Tony Wendel

July 7, 2021

If we consider government in all its forms (federal, state, and local) as a single industry, it is the largest industry of employment in Eastern Oregon. This is not...

Eastern Oregon’s Minimum Wage – July 1, 2021

Eastern Oregon’s Minimum Wage – July 1, 2021

by Christopher Rich

June 22, 2021

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

June 4, 2021

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...

QI Stats QI Stats

Unemployment Rate

July 2021
Released Sep 16, 2021
5.4%
Seasonally Adjusted
The unemployment rate for Baker County declined by 0.3% over the last month.
0.3% PTS

Total Unemployed

July 2021
Released Sep 16, 2021
404
Seasonally Adjusted
The total number of unemployed in Baker County declined by -25 over the last month.
-25

Nonfarm Employment

July 2021
Released Sep 16, 2021
5,490
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Nonfarm employment in Baker County declined by -80 over the last month.
-80
Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
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