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Economy & Employment

Economy & Unemployment

 

  Median Family Income (2009 - 2013) $42,542
Total Labor Force (2014) 10,953
Unemployment (2014) 7.1%
   
Top Employment Sectors (non-farm, 2014)  
Government 18.08%
Retail Trade 13.83%
Education and Health Services 11.70%
Manufacturing 13.6%
Leisure and Hospitality 8.6%
Construction 5.5%
   
Agriculture  
Top Five Commodities, 2012 (Values in $1,000s)  
Field Crops* $74,939
Cattle $14,900
All Grains $25,257
Hay and Forage $9,187
Grass Seed $7,142
*Includes peppermint, seed potatoes, sugar beets and specialty crops.  
   
Gross Farm Sales, 2012  
(Values in $1,000s)  
All Crop $76.620
All Livestock $22383
Total $99,003

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  Boise Cascade 500
Grande Ronde Hospital 475
Eastern Oregon University 371
La Grande School District 270
Union Pacific Railroad 250
Wal-Mart 250
City of La Grande 158
Outdoors RV 150
Northwood Manufacturing 150
Union County 120

 

 Click the link below for more information on labor market information in Eastern Oregon. 

Provided by the State of Oregon Employment Department .

NortheastOregonEconomicIndicators20151030.pdf

 

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