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Places With The Best Employment In Oregon 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score79
  • Bethany, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,819
69
  • Bull Mountain, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,684
77
  • West Haven-Sylvan, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,131
79
  • Cedar Mill, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,993
82
  • Sherwood, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,965
75
  • West Linn, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,242
73
  • Happy Valley, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,474
75
  • Lake Oswego, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 38,065
79
  • Rockcreek, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,384
79
  • Oak Hills, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,678
79
  • Raleigh Hills, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,046
75
  • Garden Home-Whitford, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,291
73
  • Hood River, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,476
75
  • Oregon City, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 35,057
  • Oregon City is the southern baby sister of West Linn and Lake Oswego, located North West across the Willamette river from her. This historically rich community brands its self as "The end of the Oregon
69
  • Mount Hood Village, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,231
72
  • Cedar Hills, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,135
75
  • Canby, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,218
68
  • Damascus, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,842
77
  • Tualatin, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,024
75
  • Hillsboro, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 100,462
  • Having lived only a short distance from Hillsboro, Oregon, my entire life I can truly say it's the best of two worlds. About 15 miles east are the attractions and restaurants of the state's biggest city,
75
  • Tigard, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 50,787
  • The community of Tigard, OR is a remarkable and underrated place. I relocated to Tigard, OR in my late 20's and took a teaching position there, leaving in 2010 after a two-year stay. With a population of
67
  • Warrenton, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,260
79
  • Bend, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 84,416
  • I lived in Bend for 2 years and I doubt I'll ever find as incredible a place as Bend Oregon! Its population and size was PERFECT! Big enough to have great restaurants, parks, shopping, festivals,
76
  • Wilsonville, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,814
82
  • West Slope, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,650
63
  • The Dalles, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,276
76
  • Sandy, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,369
61
  • Lincoln City, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,452
69
  • Molalla, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,867
73
  • Newberg, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,749
69
  • Oatfield, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,592
67
  • Newport, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,139
  • Newport is a lovely town, with lots of local charm. The ocean views are beautiful, the greenery is lush and foresty. However, there is a huge amount of homeless and tweakers. Very unfortunate. It's very
69
  • Astoria, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,595
73
  • Milwaukie, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,643
70
  • Oak Grove, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,848
65
  • Brookings, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,390
76
  • Ashland, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,002
  • I lived in Ashland for three years and every day marveled at the incredible beauty. Generously green and lush, this is a highly walkable town with an almost picture perfect community. For it's small
62
  • Fairview, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,215
77
  • Silverton, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,585
70
  • Aloha, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 54,908
  • I lived in Aloha, Oregon for quite a few years. I recently returned to Aloha to find parts that I remembered with a great fondness had turned into the biggest nightmare. They had become filthy and
68
  • Creswell, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,154
71
  • Forest Grove, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,214
68
  • Portland, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 620,589
  • Portland is underwhelming. The bones of the waterfront are great but have not been leveraged. As you walk down the boardwalk, it simply looks like an industrial wasteland. City center is not focussed.
73
  • Keizer, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 37,497
64
  • Deschutes River Woods, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,993
71
  • St. Helens, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,169
78
  • Beaverton, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 94,865
  • I have lived in the Pacific Northwest all my life and have had frequent trips to Beaverton, Oregon, since I'm only 20 minutes away. Let me tell you, you won't get bored in Beaverton, as there's always
73
  • La Grande, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,079
  • I like how people are nice and they care about people i like how they are never rude and you can always make a friend there but scene I moved to california in 2015 it is hard to make friend but in church
62
  • Medford, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 78,856
  • As it seems to me that just about everything important (and also boring) that can be said about Medford OR has already been stated, I will add my two cents worth for what I feel is important, and not
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  • Scappoose, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,901

Employment is a key factor when considering your relocation options in Oregon. Ensuring that there are plenty of high paying jobs in your new city plays an important part in deciding where you want to relocate to. Using our unique algorithm and multiple data points, we came up with the best cities in Oregon for employment and jobs. Relocating is stressful enough, knowing that you are choosing a city with good job opportunities should at least alleviate some of that stress!

Listed above are Oregon cities with the best employment and job opportunities with a population over 5,000. These cities have a mix of low unemployment rates as well as high median income and income per capita. Unemployment rates continue to fall and hiring is up, so the rest will depend on which city you choose to relocate to. This list will help to ensure that the city you select has strong job opportunities.

To narrow down the list of the best cities with the strongest job market in Oregon, you can modify the filters at the top of the page. Start by selecting cities or neighborhoods, city size (population) and home/rental prices. You can also filter using additional categories like: amenities, crime, cost of living, education, housing and weather to ensure that the matching cities meet all of your needs.