Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—January

  2018 2019
Bradley County 3.7% 3.7%
Tennessee 4.1% 3.3%
United States 3.3% 4.0%
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Unemployment by Occupation—Bradley County, TN
Unemployment by Occupation (Six Counties)
   

Building Permits—February

Residential
 2018  2019
Number Issued 42 25
Permit Value $6,374,275 $4,482,540
YTD—Number Issued 69 54
YTD—Permit Value $10,594,512 $8,550,940
Commercial
   
Number Issued 6 8
Permit Value $1,630,000 $5,123,350
YTD—Number Issued 15 17
YTD—Permit Value $3,845,166 $6,860,350

Local Sales Tax Collected

  February 2018 Jan-Feb 2018 February 2019 Jan-Feb 2019
Local Sales Tax $2,365,690 $5,561,254 $2,694,862 $6,096,917

Retail Sales

  September 2017 Jan-Sept 2017 September 2018 Jan-Sept 2018
Bradley County $129,705,284 $1,169,515,723 $126,261,229 $1,158,271,621
Tennessee $9,330,600,478 $82,272,410,342 $8,653,820,490 $80,776,842,903

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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