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Oregon's Economy

Sam the dog on a boat on Mirror Lake with Mt. Hood in the background. (Photo courtesy Nita B. Smart)

Sam the dog on a boat on Mirror Lake with Mt. Hood in the background. (Photo courtesy Nita B. Smart)

Historically, Oregon’s economy was based on natural resources: timber, fishing and agriculture. Today, the economy is in transition to add manufacturing and service industries with an emphasis on technology. This section describes Oregon’s economy.

 

Oregon's economy

 

Employment

 

Wages

 

Income

 

Revenue and taxes

 

Sources and more information

Also see: Government Finance