COLUMBIA GORGE LABOR MARKET SUMMARY
The Mid-Columbia region trends show a relatively strong workforce with Wasco, Sherman, Hood River, Gilliam and Wheeler Counties all posting at or below average unemployment rates. The graph below, taken from WorkSource Oregon’s December newsletter, details the relative success of Wasco and Hood River Counties compared to state averages. Recent gains in manufacturing, educational and health services, and retail trade contributed to below average unemployment.
Additional Regional Workforce Resources
Hear what employers are saying about the Mid-Columbia region’s workforce from their own perspective.
Find available buildings and land for sale/lease across the Mid-Columbia region.
See regional economic trends at Headwater Economics.
Follow this data tool to find information about a particular occupation in the region.
Worksource Oregon (Oregon)
Wages and Income Data
Washington State Employment Department (Washington)