Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—January

  2016

2017

Bradley County 4.2 5.3
Tennessee 5.4 5.4
United States 4.9 4.8

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Unemployment by Occupation—Bradley County, TN
Unemployment by Occupation (Six Counties)

   

Building Permits—February

Residential
 2016  2017
Number Issued 36 20
Permit Value $4,643,320 $3,321,168
YTD—Number Issued 62 53
YTD—Permit Value $8,183,335 $9,148,243
Commercial
   
Number Issued 3 8
Permit Value $303,400 $21,283,000
YTD—Number Issued 10 9
YTD—Permit Value $1,985,873 $24,608,929

 

Local Sales Tax Collected

  February 2016 Jan-Feb 2016 February 2017 Jan-Feb 2017
Local Sales Tax $2,164,117 $5,427,567 $2,262,974 $5,353,470

 

Retail Sales

  September 2015 Jan-Se[t 2015* September 2016 Jan-Sept 2016*
Bradley County $114,298,567 $1,047,682,069 $129,031,875 $1,163,685,865
Tennessee $8,226,006,231 $73,480,373,298 $9,102,995,836 $79,753,904,806

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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