Employment

Median Household Income

Although the Median Household Income for the county is lower than the state’s, Cowlitz County has a median higher work wage compared to the median for non-urbanized counties. Goal: ≥ state rate

Unemployment Rate

Along with unemployment it’s important to consider total number of jobs available in the County. Businesses are finding competent employees challenging today and many have given up looking for work. Goal: ≤ state rate