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Corvallis, Oregon Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Corvallis fell 0.0 percentage points in February 2021 to 4.9%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.2 percentage points lower than the Oregon rate. The unemployment rate in Corvallis peaked in April 2020 at 10.6% and is now 5.7 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.2% in November 2020, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.7 percentage points. You can also compare Corvallis unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.2% -0.1 +2.7
Oregon 6.1% -0.1 +2.6
Corvallis 4.9% 0.0 +2.3
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with February 2021 data as March metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Corvallis, Oregon, National

Corvallis, Oregon monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Corvallis, Oregon Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Corvallis peaked in April 2020 at 4,980. There are now 2,684 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,989 in November 2020, the number of unemployed has now grown by 307. Corvallis employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Corvallis, Oregon) is also available.

Unemployed Persons February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Corvallis 2,296 +19 +1,055

Number of Unemployed Persons

Corvallis, Oregon Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Oregon
Unemployment Rate
Corvallis
Unemployment Rate
Corvallis
Unemployed
March
2021
6.0%
February
2021
6.2% 6.1% 4.9% 2,296
January
2021
6.3% 6.2% 4.9% 2,277
December
2020
6.7% 6.3% 4.3% 2,022
November
2020
6.7% 6.6% 4.2% 1,989
October
2020
6.9% 7.0% 4.9% 2,356
September
2020
7.8% 7.5% 5.6% 2,552
August
2020
8.4% 8.4% 6.1% 2,788
July
2020
10.2% 9.6% 7.7% 3,549
June
2020
11.1% 10.3% 8.6% 4,096
May
2020
13.3% 11.7% 10.2% 4,756
April
2020
14.8% 13.2% 10.6% 4,980

1. Metro area unemployment rates are now seasonally adjusted. The BLS has started publishing smoothed seasonally adjusted metropolitan area data which makes comparisons to state and national data more relevant than the unadjusted numbers.