Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—March

2017 2018
Bradley County 4.5 3.5
Tennessee 5.1 3.4
United States 4.5 4.1
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Unemployment by Occupation—Bradley County, TN
Unemployment by Occupation (Six Counties)

Building Permits—April

Residential
 2017  2018
Number Issued 28 61
Permit Value $2,516,968 $8,870,896
YTD—Number Issued 141 170
YTD—Permit Value $19,896,830 $25,134,203
Commercial
Number Issued 5 7
Permit Value $4,590,665 $2,597,500
YTD—Number Issued 29 31
YTD—Permit Value $35,148,018 $15,367,488

 

Local Sales Tax Collected

April 2017 Jan-Apr 2017 April 2018 Jan-Apr 2018
Local Sales Tax $2,762,404 $10,312,356 $3,011,945 $11,038,617

 

Retail Sales

December 2016 Jan-Dec 2016* December 2017 Jan-Dec 2017*
Bradley County $153,358,497 $1,575,613,222 $143,688,615 $1,570,652,744
Tennessee $10,760,354,032 $108,921,212,131 $10,790,685,068 $111,864,583,557

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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