Oregon: Top 10 jobless states

By Oregon Tax News

The latest data from the US Bureau of Statistics show that Oregon ranks in the top 10 worst employment states with an unemployment rate at 6.9%.   If the District of Columbia was not included, Oregon would rank #9 among the 50 states.   Oregon has improved since the recession where it once ranked the second highest unemployment state in the nation.   The labor statistic graph below shows the rank # followed by the unemployment rate.


From US Bureau of Labor Statistics

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