Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—May

2017 2018
Bradley County 2.8 3.1
Tennessee 4.0 3.5
United States 4.3 3.8
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Unemployment by Occupation—Bradley County, TN
Unemployment by Occupation (Six Counties)

Building Permits—June

Residential
 2017  2018
Number Issued 31 28
Permit Value $6,622,182 $5,260,168
YTD—Number Issued 216 255
YTD—Permit Value $33,868,151 $40,320,891
Commercial
Number Issued 4 9
Permit Value $790,500 $7,094,050
YTD—Number Issued 39 51
YTD—Permit Value $40,986,628 $25,714,026

 

Local Sales Tax Collected

June 2017 Jan-June 2017 June 2018 Jan-June 2018
Local Sales Tax $2,288,170 $15,286,748 $2,876,068 $16,668,390

 

Retail Sales

March 2017 Jan-Mar 2017 March 2018 Jan-Mar 2018
Bradley County $139,809,793 $384,396,184 $140,937,357 $373,128,408
Tennessee $9,720,483,182 $26,339,312,442 $9,792,724,028 $26,466,469,763

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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