Socioeconomic Health: Employment
Disclaimer: The data represented on these pages was compiled and analyzed for Benton County's 2012 Health Status Report.
More recent demographic data is available at the census website.
Community Health Assessments are conducted every 3-5 years. The 2017 report is available here.
Based on Oregon Employment Department data the 2011 unemployment rate for Benton County (6.5%) is lower than the Oregon (9.5%) and United States (9.1%) rates. Unemployment rates reached a peak in 2009 and have slowly declined into 2011.
- Oregon Employment Department. (2011). Unemployment rates: seasonally adjusted http://www.qualityinfo.org/olmisj/AllRates
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