Brooking web page for this analysis is HERE.
The Portland Metro profile in one page PDF file is HERE. It indicates that:
- Portland metro manufacturing job loss was nearly 26% from 2000-2010 and manufacturing jobs were 10.6% of all jobs in 2010.
- Yet the ratio of manufacturing employment/jobs to all employment/jobs was 25% higher in 2010 than the national average; In 1980, the Portland ratio was only 6% higher than the national average.
- The average Portland Metro manufacturing wage of $48,810 in 2010 was higher than the national average.