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Corvallis, Oregon Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Corvallis fell 0.5 percentage points in May 2020 to 10.1%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 4.2 percentage points lower than the Oregon rate. The unemployment rate in Corvallis peaked in April 2020 at 10.6% and is now 0.5 percentage points lower. You can also compare Corvallis unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 13.3% -1.4 +9.7
Oregon 14.3% -0.6 +10.4
Corvallis 10.1% -0.5 +7.0
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with May 2020 data as June 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 232 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Corvallis employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Corvallis, Oregon) is also available.

Unemployed Persons May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Corvallis 4,748 -232 +3,269

Number of Unemployed Persons

Corvallis, Oregon Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Oregon
Unemployment Rate
Corvallis
Unemployment Rate
Corvallis
Unemployed
June
2020
11.1% 11.2%
May
2020
13.3% 14.3% 10.1% 4,748
April
2020
14.7% 14.9% 10.6% 4,980
March
2020
4.4% 3.5% 2.6% 1,249
February
2020
3.5% 3.3% 2.6% 1,241
January
2020
3.6% 3.3% 2.6% 1,254
December
2019
3.5% 3.4% 2.5% 1,199
November
2019
3.5% 3.4% 2.6% 1,248
October
2019
3.6% 3.4% 2.7% 1,301
September
2019
3.5% 3.5% 2.8% 1,353
August
2019
3.7% 3.6% 2.9% 1,397
July
2019
3.7% 3.7% 3.0% 1,432

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.