Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—July

  2016

2017

Bradley County 4.7 4.1
Tennessee 4.3 3.4
United States 4.9 4.3

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

   

Building Permits—August

Residential
 2016  2017
Number Issued 39 37
Permit Value $5,659,194 $5,234,840
YTD—Number Issued 287 302
YTD—Permit Value $45,102,922 $46,079,202
Commercial
   
Number Issued 6 19
Permit Value $1,221,000 $22,636,173
YTD—Number Issued 40 64
YTD—Permit Value $26,435,717 $77,962,727

 

Local Sales Tax Collected

  August  2016 Jan-Aug 2016 August 2017 Jan-Aug 2017
Local Sales Tax $3,486,417 $21,432,208 $2,552,932 $20,712,781

 

Retail Sales

  December 2015 Jan-Dec 2015* December 2016 Jan-Dec 2016*
Bradley County $143,012,924 $1,442,223,055 $153,358,497 $1,575,613,222
Tennessee $10,415,291,131 $102,024,938,722 $10,760,354,032 $108,921,212,131

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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