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Oregon's Economy

Sam the dog on a boat on Mirror Lake with Mt. Hood in the background. (Photo courtesy Nita B. Smart)

Sam the dog on a boat on Mirror Lake with Mt. Hood in the background. (Photo courtesy Nita B. Smart)

Oregon's rich natural resources fueled the state's economy for a long time. In recent years, high technology has assumed the role previously played by forest products, but forests, farms and ranches, retail trade, and tourism are significant elements of the state's economic profile. This section describes the Oregon economy.

 

Oregon's economy

 

Employment

 

Wages

 

Income

 

Revenue and taxes

 

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Also see: Government Finance