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Places With The Best Employment In Oregon 2020

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score81
  • 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…[read more]
86
  • West Haven-Sylvan, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,131
85
  • 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…[read more]
85
  • 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…[read more]
76
  • Bull Mountain, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,684
85
  • Raleigh Hills, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,046
86
  • 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…[read more]
78
  • 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,…[read more]
83
  • Rockcreek, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,384
84
  • Garden Home-Whitford, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,291
84
  • 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…[read more]
83
  • 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…[read more]
72
  • Cedar Hills, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,135
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  • West Slope, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,650
81
  • 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.…[read more]
69
  • 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…[read more]
81
  • 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…[read more]
76
  • 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…[read more]
64
  • Mount Hood Village, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,231
78
  • 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,…[read more]
76
  • 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…[read more]
70
  • Canby, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,218
  • One of the major problems is infrastructure such as the water smells and it tastes like bleach I would not drink the water buy bottled water. The roads are awful. They keep trying to build expensive…[read more]
76
  • Bend, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 84,416
  • I moved here in 2009, the unemployment was high but I found a job. Rentals were everywhere and you could get a 2 bedroom apartment for around 585-600. Ten years later, part time 15 hour a week jobs are…[read more]
69
  • 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…[read more]
63
  • Hood River, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,476
65
  • Portland, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 620,589
  • I have lived in Kansas City (both Kansas City, MO and Kansas City, KS) and I moved to Portland, OR because the cost of living where I was living in KC was pretty high. Also the fact I have a better job…[read more]
70
  • 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…[read more]
72
  • 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…[read more]
69
  • Warrenton, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,260
80
  • 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…[read more]
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…[read more]
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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…[read more]
82
  • Silverton, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,585
69
  • 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…[read more]
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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…[read more]
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  • Scappoose, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,901
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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…[read more]
75
  • Astoria, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,595
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  • Fairview, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,215
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  • Molalla, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,867
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  • Creswell, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,154
79
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Newport, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,139
  • Awesome place to live and visit whether sucks most of the time but it is really beautiful when nice community comes together when needed for each other awesome sun…[read more]
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  • Brookings, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,390
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  • Gladstone, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,850
  • Living in Gladstone has been quite an experience, with all the natural beauty that can be found in Oregon state there is always something new to experience. Gladstone is a small town not far from…[read more]
61
  • Lincoln City, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,452
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  • Eagle Point, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,790
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  • Forest Grove, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,214
  • Want to correct other review. The Enchanted Forest is in Salem, not Forest Grove. The Pacific College helps to bring in cultural events. The Grand Lodge brings in Music. Yes, the town is pretty quiet…[read more]
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  • Corvallis, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 55,766
  • Getting a job here is impossible... you need to read, write english, pass a background check, have a valid OR drivers license and a degree. If you are thinking of coming here to get a free house,…[read more]
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  • Eugene, OR
  • (City)
  • Population: 161,649
  • Average home price 248k and median rent 921? Sorry, but that is way off by large margins! Average home price is 313k and average rent is 1300 for a 2 bedroom, and it isn't slowing anytime soon! Highest…[read more]

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.