Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—June

  2018 2019
Bradley County 4.4% 4.3%
Tennessee 3.5% 3.4%
United States 4.0% 3.7%
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Unemployment by Occupation—Bradley County, TN
Unemployment by Occupation (Six Counties)
   

Building Permits—July

Residential
 2018  2019
Number Issued 39 46
Permit Value $6,691,204 $5,741,175
YTD—Number Issued 294 264
YTD—Permit Value $47,012,095 $42,524,846
Commercial
   
Number Issued 10 22
Permit Value $5,437,884 $14,524,475
YTD—Number Issued 61 67
YTD—Permit Value $31,151,910 $39,077,080

Local Sales Tax Collected

  July 2018 Jan-July 2018 July 2019 Jan-July 2019
Local Sales Tax $3,012,481 $19,680,871 $3,103,958 $21,391,004

Retail Sales

  December 2017 Jan-Dec 2017 December 2018 Jan-Dec 2018
Bradley County $143,627,065 $1,569,914,150 $138,747,066 $1,563,849,145
Tennessee $10,785,180,692 $111,798,531,045 $10,026,978,814 $109,310,392,505

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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