MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County added more than 500 jobs last month, but its unemployment rate is still higher than the rest of Oregon, according to the latest report from WorkSource Oregon.
Jackson County’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate is at 10.3 percent, which is down two percent from a year ago. It is still higher than Oregon’s rate of 8.4 percent.
Josephine County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is 11.6 percent, which is virtually unchanged from a year ago. Klamath County has a 11.2 percent unemployment rate.