Lane County 2020 Economic Indicators
The effects of the Wildfires
The September Wildfires were traumatic for many people in the Lane County area as many families and businesses were affected. According to Oregon Employment Department, nearly 3,500 employees at 550 businesses in evacuation zones were affected by the wildfires. These numbers do not include those who were outside of the Evacuation Zone but were still affected by the poor air quality.