Located between Salem, Oregon and the Portland metropolitan area, Wilsonville draws a broad and diverse regional labor shed that is home to over 2.4 million people and forecasted to grow to 3.2 million by 2035. For growth-minded companies that need workers ~ this is good news.
Source: 2005 - 2060 Regional Population and Employment Forecast
Oregon’s 2012 Labor Force Participation Rate
20 - 24
25 - 34
35 - 44
45 - 54
55 - 64
Source: State of Oregon Employment Department
Growing participation means a diverse workforce, and in Oregon, that includes a labor force participation rate that is higher than the 2013 national average of 63.2%.
Given Wilsonville’s forecasted population growth, our pool of talent is only going to increase in coming years.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Population change 1990 - 2012 Wilsonville
12,403 new people
4.9% - Average annual growth rate
1.4% - Average annual growth rate
2.6% - Average annual growth rate
Source: City of Wilsonville Housing Needs Analysis