In preparing for the next 20 years of land use in Wasco County, understanding economic trends and employment forecasts can help appropriate needed land uses like residential and commercial. The Oregon Employment Department recently published data showing the occupations most in demand in Eastern Oregon. You can view the full data sheet here: https://www.qualityinfo.org/documents/10182/34798/Eastern+Oregon+Occupations+in+Demand?version=1.8 Many … Continue reading Eastern Oregon Jobs in Demand
Locations of Employment
The US Census Bureau has a web based mapping and reporting applications that illustrates where workers are employed and live, as well as additional demographic information, called OnTheMap. Using the application and data from 2014, we are able to take a look at where people in Wasco County live and work: This map illustrates that … Continue reading Locations of Employment
Wasco County Payroll and Employment Growth (2016)
Following up on a previous post about employment in Wasco County, staff wanted to share an overview about job and wage growth. The State of Oregon Employment Department published a look at employment and payroll growth in Oregon counties from 2015 to 2016 last month. The available data shows all industries in Wasco County had … Continue reading Wasco County Payroll and Employment Growth (2016)
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