Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—July

  2018 2019
Bradley County 4.2% 4.7%
Tennessee 3.5% 3.5%
United States 3.9% 3.7%
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Unemployment by Occupation—Bradley County, TN
Unemployment by Occupation (Six Counties)
   

Building Permits—August

Residential
 2018  2019
Number Issued 39 57
Permit Value $6,829,809 $9,509,845
YTD—Number Issued 333 321
YTD—Permit Value $53,841,904 $52,034,691
Commercial
   
Number Issued 6 14
Permit Value $885,500 $3,686,138
YTD—Number Issued 67 81
YTD—Permit Value $32,037,410 $42,763,218

Local Sales Tax Collected

  Aug 2018 Jan-Aug 2018 Aug 2019 Jan-Aug 2019
Local Sales Tax $2,860,160 $22,541,031 $3,234,051 $24,625,055

Retail Sales

  March 2018 Jan-Mar 2018 March 2019 Jan-Mar 2019
Bradley County $140,937,357 $373,128,408 $143,373,822 $379,652,113
Tennessee $9,792,724,028 $26,466,469,763 $9,920,565,991 $26,384,945,578

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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