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How much education is enough? This is a question everyone faces as they chart a career path. The same question has become increasingly important for businesses. As...

Poverty in the Mid-Valley: Where Can We Help?

Poverty in the Mid-Valley: Where Can We Help?

by Michael Doughty

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Why does society try to define poverty? One reason might be found in the words of U.S. Vice President Hubert Humphrey: “The moral test of government is how that...

Unemployment Claims Surge in Linn and Benton Counties

Unemployment Claims Surge in Linn and Benton Counties

by Pat O'Connor

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Measures in Oregon to limit the spread of COVID-19 have led to a sharp increase in the number of workers applying for unemployment insurance. Statewide, the...

Unemployment Claims Surge in Marion, Polk and Yamhill Counties

Unemployment Claims Surge in Marion, Polk and Yamhill Counties

by Pat O'Connor

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Measures in Oregon to limit the spread of COVID-19 have led to a sharp increase in the number of workers applying for unemployment insurance....

The Mid-Valley Economy: What Makes an Economy Resilient?

The Mid-Valley Economy: What Makes an Economy Resilient?

by Michael Doughty

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Economic shocks are a reality. These shocks can be caused by human activity, by nature, or by a combination of the two. Unpredictable, disruptive, and...

QI Stats QI Stats

Unemployment Rate

September 2020
Released Oct 23, 2020
8.1%
Seasonally Adjusted
The unemployment rate for Albany, OR MSA rose by 0.0% over the last month.
0.0% PTS

Total Unemployed

September 2020
Released Oct 23, 2020
4,741
Seasonally Adjusted
The total number of unemployed in Albany, OR MSA declined by -4 over the last month.
-4

Nonfarm Employment

September 2020
Released Oct 23, 2020
44,140
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Nonfarm employment in Albany, OR MSA rose by 130 over the last month.
130
Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
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Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
 

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