Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—August

  2016

2017

Bradley County 4.7 3.5
Tennessee 4.4 3.3
United States 4.9 4.4

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

   

Building Permits—September

Residential
 2016  2017
Number Issued 31 17
Permit Value $4,302,693 $2,545,429
YTD—Number Issued 318 319
YTD—Permit Value $49,405,615 $48,624,631
Commercial
   
Number Issued 9 3
Permit Value $7,415,860 $13,866,750
YTD—Number Issued 49 67
YTD—Permit Value $33,851,577 $91,829,477

 

Local Sales Tax Collected

  September  2016 Jan-Sept 2016 September 2017 Jan-Sept 2017
Local Sales Tax $2,589,379 $24,021,587 $2,708,625 $23,421,406

 

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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