Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—June

  2019 2020
Bradley County 4.3% 8.5%
Tennessee 3.4% 9.7%
United States 3.7% 11.1%
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Unemployment by Occupation—Bradley County, TN
Unemployment by Occupation (Six Counties)
   

Building Permits—July

Residential
 2019  2020
Number Issued 46 59
Permit Value $5,741,175 $10,549,755
YTD—Number Issued 264 308
YTD—Permit Value $42,524,846 $56,382,151
Commercial
   
Number Issued 22 8
Permit Value $14,524,475 $5,438,500
YTD—Number Issued 67 57
YTD—Permit Value $39,077,080 $43,684,910

Local Sales Tax Collected

  July 2019 Jan-July 2019 July 2020 Jan-July 2020
Local Sales Tax $3,103,958 $21,391,004 $3,886,366 $24,970,705

Retail Sales

  March 2019 Jan-Mar 2019 March 2020 Jan-Mar 2020
Bradley County $143,373,822 $379,652,113 $137,441,903 $396,283,953
Tennessee $9,920,565,991 $26,384,945,578 $9,001,224,695 $26,275,063,574

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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