Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—January

  2019 2020
Bradley County 3.7% 3.7%
Tennessee 3.3% 3.3%
United States 4.0% 3.6%
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Unemployment by Occupation—Bradley County, TN
Unemployment by Occupation (Six Counties)
   

Building Permits—February

Residential
 2019  2020
Number Issued 25 27
Permit Value $4,482,540 $5,148,216
YTD—Number Issued 54 70
YTD—Permit Value $8,550,940 $15,171,701
Commercial
   
Number Issued 8 16
Permit Value $5,123,350 $6,671,490
YTD—Number Issued 17 29
YTD—Permit Value $6,860,350 $22,119,490

Local Sales Tax Collected

  February 2019 Jan-Feb 2019 February 2020 Jan-Feb 2020
Local Sales Tax $2,694,862 $6,096,917 $2,943,034 $7,037,778

Retail Sales

  September 2018  Jan-Sept 2018 September 2019 Jan-Sept 2019
Bradley County $126,261,229 $1,158,271,621 $136,918,570 $1,232,941,014
Tennessee $8,653,820,490 $80,776,842,903 $9,255,288,928 $84,558,347,040

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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