Economic Development and Housing

Mid Columbia Economic Development District, in conjunction with a Columbia Gorge Economic Development steering committee, conducted seven regional outreach sessions in 2016 to develop a comprehensive economic development strategy (CEDS) for counties in the Columbia Gorge region.  This includes Wasco County. The CEDS includes some basic demographic data as well as economic data that provides … Continue reading Economic Development and Housing

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)