Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—February

2017 2018
Bradley County 4.6 3.6
Tennessee 5.3 3.4
United States 4.7 4.1
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Unemployment by Occupation—Bradley County, TN
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Building Permits—March

Residential
 2017  2018
Number Issued 60 40
Permit Value $8,231,619 $5,668,795
YTD—Number Issued 113 109
YTD—Permit Value $17,379.862 $16,263,307
Commercial
Number Issued 15 9
Permit Value $5,948,424 $8,924,822
YTD—Number Issued 24 24
YTD—Permit Value $30,557,353 $12,769,988

 

Local Sales Tax Collected

March 2017 Jan-Mar 2017 March 2018 Jan-Mar 2018
Local Sales Tax $2,196,482 $7,549,952 $2,465,418 $8,026,672

 

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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