Eastern Oregon Has High Percentage of Small Businesses

Eastern Oregon Has High Percentage of Small Businesses

by Tony Wendel

September 9, 2022

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

Umatilla County’s 2021 Payroll Rose by $115.9 Million

Umatilla County’s 2021 Payroll Rose by $115.9 Million

by Dallas Fridley

August 2, 2022

Umatilla County’s total all industries and ownerships payroll grew by $115.9 million in 2021 to total almost $1.5 billion, an increase of 8.5%....

Morrow County’s Private Industry Payroll Fell by $3.2 Million in 2021

Morrow County’s Private Industry Payroll Fell by $3.2 Million in 2021

by Dallas Fridley

July 25, 2022

Morrow County’s total all industries and ownerships payroll grew by $1.4 million or 0.4% in 2021 to total $361.3 million. Government...

Government Employment in Eastern Oregon

Government Employment in Eastern Oregon

by Tony Wendel

July 18, 2022

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, 2022

Eastern Oregon’s Minimum Wage – July 1, 2022

by Christopher Rich

June 29, 2022

Wage estimates from third quarter 2021 reveal that 5.9% of all jobs in Eastern Oregon (Baker, Grant, Harney, Malheur, Morrow, Umatilla, Union, and Wallowa) paid...

QI Stats QI Stats

Unemployment Rate

August 2022
Released Sep 29, 2022
4.0%
Seasonally Adjusted
The unemployment rate for Baker County rose by 0.2% over the last month.
0.2% PTS

Total Unemployed

August 2022
Released Sep 29, 2022
304
Seasonally Adjusted
The total number of unemployed in Baker County rose by 12 over the last month.
12

Nonfarm Employment

August 2022
Released Sep 29, 2022
5,650
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Nonfarm employment in Baker County rose by 10 over the last month.
10
Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
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Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
 

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