Prineville makes the top 10 list of the most economically dynamic towns in the country!
BEND BULLETIN – October 15th, 2022
“The list was published in a report issued by Heartland Forward, a nonprofit focused on improving economic performance, which placed Prineville as number nine on the list of the Most Dynamic Micropolitans for 2022.”
“Heartland Forward ranked micropolitan areas across the United States by studying changes in key economic conditions from 2015 through 2020. The change in employment from September 2020 through September 2021, reflecting the community’s ability to rebound from the early months of the pandemic, was also a factor in the ranking.”Jason Beebe, the mayor of Prineville, said Prineville has made…
‘Stunning’: Deschutes County’s population grows by nearly 29% since 2010, double that of Portland area
Deschutes County’s population has a grown nearly 29% since 2010. Read more here.
SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) — Central Oregon’s counties have been three of the four fastest-growing in the state since 2010, with Deschutes County’s nearly 29% growth rate more than twice that of the Portland area, a state economist said Monday.
Here’s the report from Oregon Employment Department economist Jessica Nelson:
In 2021, Oregon’s population increased by 22,769 to 4,266,620. This marked growth of 0.5% over the year and growth of 11.4% since the 2010 Census, close to the rate of growth over the prior decade from 2000 to 2010 as well. Portland State University’s Population Research Center recently released more detailed information on why this population growth has…
Average gas prices fall 11.3 cents per gallon. Learn more here.
CHICAGO (KTVZ) — Average gasoline prices in Oregon have fallen 11.3 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $5.05/gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 1,307 stations in Oregon.
Prices in Oregon are 42.1 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand $1.34/g higher than a year ago. The national average price of diesel has declined 14.8 cents in the last week and stands at $5.27 per gallon.
According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Oregon was priced at $4.35/g Sunday while the most expensive was $5.81/g, a difference of $1.46/g.
The national average price of gasoline has fallen 15.9 cents per gallon…