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Corvallis, Oregon Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Corvallis fell 0.0 percentage points in April 2022 to 2.9%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.8 percentage points lower than the Oregon rate. The unemployment rate in Corvallis peaked in April 2020 at 9.6% and is now 6.7 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 2.9% in March 2022, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Corvallis unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% 0.0 -2.4
Oregon 3.7% -0.1 -2.2
Corvallis 2.9% 0.0 -1.6
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2022 data as May 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 4,283. There are now 2,849 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,414 in March 2022, the number of unemployed has now grown by 20. Corvallis employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Corvallis, Oregon) is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Corvallis 1,434 +20 -701

Number of Unemployed Persons

Corvallis, Oregon Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Oregon
Unemployment Rate
Corvallis
Unemployment Rate
Corvallis
Unemployed
May
2022
3.6%
April
2022
3.6% 3.7% 2.9% 1,434
March
2022
3.6% 3.8% 2.9% 1,414
February
2022
3.8% 4.0% 3.0% 1,460
January
2022
4.0% 4.2% 3.2% 1,523
December
2021
3.9% 4.2% 3.2% 1,553
November
2021
4.2% 4.2% 3.2% 1,544
October
2021
4.6% 4.4% 3.2% 1,546
September
2021
4.7% 4.5% 3.3% 1,596
August
2021
5.2% 4.9% 3.5% 1,672
July
2021
5.4% 5.1% 3.7% 1,773
June
2021
5.9% 5.4% 4.0% 1,893

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.