By Josh Lehner
Oregon Office of Economic Analysis Blog
People have been moving to Oregon in droves ever since Lewis and Clark. Migration is a key driver to our economic growth and the Northwest more broadly. That is one reason our office regularly studies and discusses migration, demographics and population growth. The Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Conference (PNREC) is today and tomorrow in Vancouver, WA. I am presenting our office’s previous report on young, college-educated migration patterns (report here, state comparison summary here). For the talk I updated the following map from a couple years ago for the latest ACS data and to fix the red-green colorblindness issues.
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