Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—November

2016 2017
Bradley County 4.0 3.1
Tennessee 4.8 3.1
United States 4.6 4.1
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Unemployment by Occupation—Bradley County, TN
Unemployment by Occupation (Six Counties)

Building Permits—December

Residential
 2016  2017
Number Issued 18 37
Permit Value $2,436,500 $6,074,410
YTD—Number Issued 397 409
YTD—Permit Value $60,525,514 $63,767,219
Commercial
Number Issued 4 3
Permit Value $512,208 $1,100,387
YTD—Number Issued 61 86
YTD—Permit Value $38,922,805 $96,813,274

 

Local Sales Tax Collected

December 2016 Jan-Dec 2016 Decdember 2017 Jan-Dec 2017
Local Sales Tax $2,511,057 $31,560,615 $2,646,503 $31,267,917

 

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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