Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—September

  2019 2020
Bradley County 3.4% 5.2%
Tennessee 3.4% 6.3%
United States 3.5% 7.9%
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Unemployment by Occupation—Bradley County, TN
Unemployment by Occupation (Six Counties)
   

Building Permits—October

Residential
 2019  2020
Number Issued 52 43
Permit Value $8,624,830 $7,539,120
YTD—Number Issued 415 450
YTD—Permit Value $70,102,802 $82,063,643
Commercial
   
Number Issued 8 11
Permit Value $2,199,060 $13,126,165
YTD—Number Issued 94 82
YTD—Permit Value $46,151,278 $80,385,161

Local Sales Tax Collected

  Oct 2019 Jan-Oct 2019 Oct 2020 Jan-Oct 2020
Local Sales Tax $3,085,860 $30,771,809 $3,729,403 $35,819,450

Retail Sales

  June 2019 Jan-June 2019 June 2020 Jan-June 2020
Bradley County $143,049,488 $839,898,491 $163,144,831 $852,608,480
Tennessee $9,681,274,606 $56,505,088,538 $10,113,961,283 $54,254,770,090

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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