Tuesday, August 24, 2010

12.8 % Unemployment in Jackson County Oregon

Jackson County, Oregon marked its 20th straight month of double-digit unemployment in July with a jobless rate of 12.8 %.

The rate is higher than June's 12.1 %.

Statewide, Oregon has a 10.6% unemployed rate the 7th highest in the nation. The United State unemployment rate is 9.5% or 3.3 % less than Jackson County Oregon.

There is no end in sight this summer of our discontent.