Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—June

  2016

2017

Bradley County 4.9 4.3
Tennessee 4.1 3.6
United States 4.9 4.4

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

   

Building Permits—July

Residential
 2016  2017
Number Issued 28 49
Permit Value $5,796,556 $6,976,211
YTD—Number Issued 248 265
YTD—Permit Value $39,443,728 $40,844,362
Commercial
   
Number Issued 9 6
Permit Value $5,689,348 $14,339,926
YTD—Number Issued 34 45
YTD—Permit Value $25,214,717 $55,326,554

 

Local Sales Tax Collected

  July 2016 Jan-July 2016 July 2017 Jan-July 2017
Local Sales Tax $2,643,107 $17,945,791 $2,873,101 $18,159,849

 

Retail Sales

  December 2015 Jan-Dec 2015* December 2016 Jan-Dec 2016*
Bradley County $143,012,924 $1,442,223,055 $153,358,497 $1,575,613,222
Tennessee $10,415,291,131 $102,024,938,722 $10,760,354,032 $108,921,212,131

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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