Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Portland Employment Growth a Robust 2.8% Last 12 Months

The City of Portland has seen strong population growth in recent years, attracting large numbers of adults under age forty. A total of 35 percent of the total population is between the ages of 20 and 39, noticeably more than most neighboring communities.

Meanwhile, the Portland region saw robust employment growth of 2.8% over the last 12 months. Portland’s growth is noticeably faster than the US rate and ranks among the fastest growing regions in the US.


(Oregon Employment Department)