$526 Million

App Economy Generates $526 Million for Oregon’s Economy

Washington, D.C. (October 4, 2012) - Oregon ranks as one of the nation’s app industry leaders, according to a study released today by CTIA-The Wireless Association® and the Application Developers Alliance. The research, conducted by South Mountain Economics, LLC and entitled “The Geography of the App Economy,” found that application development is responsible for 10,800 jobs in Oregon, with an economic impact of $526 million. That makes Oregon the 4th most “app intense” state in the nation. “App intensity” is a measure in how many app economy jobs are in the state compared with the number of total jobs.