Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—September

  2016

2017

Bradley County 4.6 2.8
Tennessee 4.6 3.0
United States 5.0 4.2

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

   

Building Permits—October

Residential
 2016  2017
Number Issued 31 31
Permit Value $3,607,235 $5,472,353
YTD—Number Issued 349 350
YTD—Permit Value $53,012,850 $54,096,984
Commercial
   
Number Issued 5 8
Permit Value $1,659,020 $2,188,000
YTD—Number Issued 54 75
YTD—Permit Value $35,510,597 $94,017,477

 

Local Sales Tax Collected

  October 2016 Jan-Oct 2016 October 2017 Jan-Oct 2017
Local Sales Tax $2,556,163 $26,577,750 $2,650,019 $26,071,425

 

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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