County Population Forecast
By Josh Lehner
Oregon Office of Economic Analysis Blog.
A quick follow-up on previous post on improving employment in regions of the state outside of Portland. Using the latest QCEW again, the first graph illustrates over-the-year job gains for the state overall, the Portland MSA (5 county region) and then the remainder of the state. As you can see, it’s a story of an improving employment landscape across the rest of the state that has driven the increases in employment growth in the past year.Read the full article and discuss it »