Main page for American Cities Business Journals study is HERE.
Study, which includes DC and 50 states, says
- Previous high flying Nevada, Florida, and California had the worst state economies.
- Oregon's 40th best ranking in 2010 is an improvement from 2009, when study says we had the 45th best state economy.
- Oregon's best ranking in last 6 years was in 2006, when the study says we had the 11th best state economy.
Oregon specific data is pasted in table below.
|Private Sector Jobs (May 2010)||1,285,300|
|% Growth in Private Sector Jobs (2005-10)||-5.30%|
|% Growth in Private Sector Jobs (2009-10)||-1.90%|
|Raw Growth in Private Sector Jobs (2005-10)||-72,400|
|Raw Growth in Private Sector Jobs (2009-10)||-24,800|
|Unemployment Rate May 2010||10.60%|
Originally created and posted on the Oregon Housing Blog.