Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—October

2016 2017
Bradley County 4.3 2.9
Tennessee 4.8 3.0
United States 4.9 4.1
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Unemployment by Occupation—Bradley County, TN
Unemployment by Occupation (Six Counties)

Building Permits—November

Residential
 2016  2017
Number Issued 30 22
Permit Value $5,076,165 $3,595,825
YTD—Number Issued 379 372
YTD—Permit Value $58,089,015 $57,692,809
Commercial
Number Issued 3 8
Permit Value $2,900,000 $1,695,410
YTD—Number Issued 57 83
YTD—Permit Value $38,410,597 $95,712,887

 

Local Sales Tax Collected

November 2016 Jan-Nov 2016 November 2017 Jan-Nov 2017
Local Sales Tax $2,471,808 $29,049,558 $2,549,989 $28,621,414

 

Retail Sales

June 2016 Jan-June 2016* June 2017 Jan-June 2017*
Bradley County $133,663,759 $775,726,269 $131,280,008 $779,862,175
Tennessee $9,534,903,970 $52,780,946,925 $9,496,913,607 $54,243,052,047

Unemployment rates, local sales tax and retail sales figures are the latest state-provided figures. Building permit data is obtained from city and county records. 

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