• Wallowa County Economy

    Economic Profile System - Human Dimensions Toolkit



    EPS-HDT uses published statistics from federal data sources, including Bureau of Economic Analysis and Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Commerce; and Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.


    See www.headwaterseconomics/org/eps-hdt for more information about the other tools and capabilities of EPS-HDT.


    For technical questions, contact Ray Rasker at eps-hdt@headwaterseconomics.org , or 406-570-7044.


    *The Chamber selected the recent EPS-HDT data based on the customary data sources utilized and the most recent up to date analysis available. The data is user-friendly for the professional and the business community. For the most recent and accurate Oregon employment data visit:


    Non-Services Related: Consists of employment in industries such as farm, mining, and manufacturing.


    Services Related: Consists of employment in industries such as retail trade, finance, insurance and real estate, and services.


    Government: Consists of federal, military, state and local government employment, and government enterprise.

    Labor Earnings: This represents (on this page) net earnings by place of residence, which is earnings by place of work (the sum of wage and salary disbursements, supplements to wages and salaries, and proprietors’ income) less contributions for government social insurance, plus and adjustment to convert earnings by place of work to a place of residence basis.


    Non-Labor Income: Dividends, interest, and rent (money earned from investments), and transfer payments (includes government retirement and disability insurance benefits, medical payments such as mainly Medicare and Medicaid, income maintenance benefits, unemployment insurance benefits, etc.) make up non-labor income. Non-labor income is reported by place of residence.


    Dividends, Interest, and Rent: These sources of income are sometimes referred to as “investment income” or “property income” and include personal dividend income, personal interest income, and rental income of persons with capital consumption adjustment.


    Transfer Payments: This component of person income is payments to persons for which no current services are performed. It consists of payments to individuals and to nonprofit institutions, by federal, state, and local governments and by businesses.


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