Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—May

  2016

2017

Bradley County 3.6 2.8
Tennessee 4.1 4.0
United States 4.7 4.3

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

   

Building Permits—June

Residential
 2016  2017
Number Issued 38 31
Permit Value $7,011,292 $6.622.182
YTD—Number Issued 220 216
YTD—Permit Value $33,647,172 $33,868,151
Commercial
   
Number Issued 5 4
Permit Value $4,164,000 $790,500
YTD—Number Issued 25 39
YTD—Permit Value $19,525,369 $40,986,628

 

Local Sales Tax Collected

  June 2016 Jan-June 2016 June 2017 Jan-June 2017
Local Sales Tax $2,430,634 $15,302,684 $2,288,170 $15,286,748

 

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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