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Places With The Best Employment In Oregon 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • Bethany, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,819
  • Bethany is a fast-growing city that is becoming an appealing city to raise a family. There's lots of great attractions that are unique to the area, so you can organize a visit with family and friends
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  • Bull Mountain, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,684
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  • West Haven-Sylvan, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,131
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  • Cedar Mill, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,993
  • I experienced a fantastic time while living in Cedar Mill Oregon. The city is located in Washington County. Cedar Mill is close to the Portland Oregon Metropolitan area. The town is a great little
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  • Sherwood, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,965
  • Living in Sherwood has been nothing short of amazing. In my opinion it is the perfect place to raise a family, and eventually retire. From the quiet, safe neighborhoods, to the fantastic school systems
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  • West Linn, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,242
  • Moving to West Linn, OR was one of the best decisions of my life! It's a great city with a lot of family oriented activities that happen all year long. There are parks a plenty with wildlife and nature
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  • Happy Valley, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,474
  • I seriously thought it was some sort of joke when the wife mentions that we would be living in Happy Valley, Oregon. I mean seriously, no place with "happy" in its name could actually be a happy place,
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  • Lake Oswego, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 38,065
  • I just loved living in Lake Oswego, Oregon. This city is located on the border of the Willamette River, just eight miles south of Portland, Oregon. In the early 19th century this charming city was a
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  • Rockcreek, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,384
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  • Oak Hills, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,678
  • Impressive is an understatement to describe the experience I have had living in Oak Hills, OR. I love living in this place as it provides an environment and infrastructure for growth. The access to local
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  • Raleigh Hills, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,046
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  • Garden Home-Whitford, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,291
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  • Hood River, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,476
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  • 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
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  • Mount Hood Village, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,231
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  • Cedar Hills, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,135
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  • Canby, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,218
  • The city of Canby is very special to me and my three boys in a very particular way. Living in Canby reminds me of a story that I read years ago when I was in high school. The story talked about a mission
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  • Damascus, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,842
  • Damascus is an unincorporated city in the State of Oregon. This small town is almost entirely suburban, with most local amenities being within a traveling distance. We are located about 30 minutes east
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  • Tualatin, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,024
  • Tualatin is a beautiful little city just outside Oregon. I have been living in Tualatin for years now and I simply love it. The city is beautiful and well maintained and it has a high standard of living.
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  • 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,
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  • 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
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  • Warrenton, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,260
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  • 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,
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  • Wilsonville, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,814
  • My family and I have been living in Wilsonville 3 years and have enjoyed our stay in this progressive and event-filled suburb of Portland Oregon. Wilsonville has great educational districts and all of
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  • West Slope, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,650
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  • The Dalles, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,276
  • I adore living here; I cannot think of another place I would rather be. It is a small quaint diversified community with friendly people. There is an array of outdoor activities to partake in. Thus, I am
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  • Sandy, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,369
  • I am living in Sandy, Oregon home and I love this community. Known as the “Gateway to Mount Hood,” this area is absolutely beautiful. This community is located between Mt. Hood and Multnomah Falls, so if
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  • Lincoln City, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,452
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  • Molalla, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,867
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  • Newberg, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,749
  • Hello, dear people who choose to move here in newberg oregon. As you know we got all the amenities and dream places to go, but unfortunately getting hired on for a job here is tough. Hope you're rich in
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  • Oatfield, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,592
  • I live in Oatfield, Oregon and overall this is an okay place to live. Living here provides me with the basics, but I have lived in better places. My largest concern with this area is that the crime rate
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  • 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
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  • Astoria, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,595
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  • Milwaukie, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,643
  • I love living in Milwaukie, OR. It's conveniently located in between several thoroughfares so you can get anywhere you want easily. As a mom, I'm so glad that the schools are amazing, and that the
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  • Oak Grove, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,848
  • Oak Grove would be a much better place to live if someone would take an interest in improving two things: the terrible schools and the high crime rate. Living in Oak Grove is becoming more and more
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  • Brookings, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,390
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  • 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
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  • Fairview, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,215
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  • Silverton, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,585
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  • 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
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  • Creswell, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,154
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  • Forest Grove, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,214
  • Forrest Grove is such a great community to raise a family. It's just a short commute from Portland and has all the pleasantries of a small town community. It's not a very busy town during the school
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  • 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.
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  • Keizer, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 37,497
  • I've been living in Keizer for almost a year now and really like it so far. I've grown up on the west coast and Keizer immediately felt like home to me. One thing I like a lot about the city is that it
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  • Deschutes River Woods, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,993
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  • St. Helens, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,169
  • I call St. Helens, Oregon my home and have for 16 years now. This is a small-town and if you are looking for a slow-paced lifestyle, then this is the place for you. The local crime rate is low and
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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.