Thursday, December 18, 2014

Clatsop County's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.7 percent in
September, essentially the same as the previous month, but lower than the year before
(8.5%). It was lower than the statewide rate (8.7%) and about the same as the national rate
(7.8%). Total employment in the county decreased by 66 from the previous month to
19,856. The estimated number of unemployed people dropped by 198 to 1,321. The number of
unemployed this September was 269 fewer than one year before and 159 fewer people
were employed yielding a drop in the labor force of 428.

Columbia County

Columbia County's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 9.2 percent in
September, essentially unchanged from the previous month (9.5%), but lower than
the year before (10.2%). The rate was higher than the statewide rate (8.7%) and
the national rate (7.8%). Total employment rose by 37 to 22,451 and the
number of unemployed people dropped by 281 to 1,988. Total employment this
September was 63 more than one year before and there were 383 fewer people
unemployed this year yielding a drop in labor force of 320.

 

Tillamook County


Tillamook County's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.3 percent in
September, essentially the same as the previous month (8.6%), but lower than the
year before (8.8%). It was about the same as the statewide rate (8.7%), but higher than the
national rate (7.8%). Total employment in the county fell by 201 from the previous month to
11,834 and the estimated number of people unemployed dipped by 148 to 880. Compared
with one year before, total employment fell by 304 and 169 fewer people were unemployed
yielding a drop in the labor force of 473 

 

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