Economic Development and Employment

  • c1foothills fm Jennie Heimullers.jpg (76155 bytes)Principle Industries of the County: Agriculture, Food Processing, Wood Products
  • Agricultural Products of the Area (Top 3):Vegetable Crops, Field Crops, Cattle/Calves
  • Total # of Manufacturing Companies in Umatilla County: 97
  • Total # of Manufacturing Companies in City: 1 - Kinzua Resources, a lumber mill

Economic Indicators - Umatilla County, Oregon

  2001 2002 2000 2001 2002
Population 70,900 71,000 3,421,399 3,471,700 3,504,700
Labor Force 38,177 38,519 1,802,938 1,793,773 1,840,133
Total Employment No info No info 1,715,453 1,679,914 1,701,309
Unemployment 2,763 3,092 87,485 113,859 138,743
Umemployment Rage 7.2% 8% 4.9% 6.3% 7.5%
Non-Farm Payroll 27,990 28,310 1,606,800 1,596,000 1,572,500
Total Covered Employment 28,631 29,205 1,607,944 1,596,943 1,573,083
Total Covered Payroll ($ thousands county/$ millions state) $765,355 $807,680 $52,021 $53,021 $52,989
Avg. Annual Payroll/Employee $26,732 $27,656 $32,776 $33,202 $33,684
Number of Business Units 1,871 1,860 108,432 111,353 113,097
Total Personal Income ($ mill) $157,802 $162,417 $94,999 $98,500 $101,358
Annual Per Capita Personal Income No info $22,789 $27,649 $28,400 $28,792
Assessed Value of Property ($ millions) No info $4,218 $198,911 $210,435 $219,878
Travel-Related Employment No info 11,710 89,800 91,100 90,200

The 5 Largest Employers (Public & Private) as of January 2006

Employer Product/Service:

Location:

# Employees:
Keystone RV Company Travel Trailers Pendleton 450
Fleetwood Travel Trailers Travel Trailers Pendleton 440
St. Anthony's Hospital Private Hospital Pendleton 280
Kinzua Resources Plywood Mill Pilot Rock 110
Pendleton Flour Mills Flour Pendleton 50