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 Employment
Using several sources of data, staff have pulled together this handy infographic to share some basic information about jobs in Wasco County. One of the recurring themes we are hearing in our survey (Take the short survey here and share your thoughts!) and at our workshops is the need for good jobs that support families. … Continue reading Wasco County Employment
Rural Oregon and Employment
This month, the State of Oregon Employment Department published a 44 page report on the status of employment and recession recovery in rural Oregon. By their definition, Wasco County is included in list of counties analyzed. Wasco County fares significantly better than many other rural counties in terms of job gains since the pre-recession (2007) … Continue reading Rural Oregon and Employment
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