Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—January

2017 2018
Bradley County 5.3 3.7
Tennessee 5.4 4.1
United States 4.8 3.3
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Unemployment by Occupation—Bradley County, TN
Unemployment by Occupation (Six Counties)

Building Permits—February

Residential
 2017  2018
Number Issued 20 42
Permit Value $3,321,168 $6,374,275
YTD—Number Issued 53 69
YTD—Permit Value $9,148,243 $10,594,512
Commercial
Number Issued 8 6
Permit Value $21,283,000 $1,630,000
YTD—Number Issued 9 15
YTD—Permit Value $24,608,929 $3,845,166

 

Local Sales Tax Collected

February 2017 Jan-Feb 2017 February 2018 Jan-Feb 2018
Local Sales Tax $2,262,974 $5,353,470 $2,365,690 $5,561,254

 

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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