Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—July

  2019 2020
Bradley County 4.7% 8.7%
Tennessee 3.5% 9.5%
United States 3.7% 10.2%
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Unemployment by Occupation—Bradley County, TN
Unemployment by Occupation (Six Counties)
   

Building Permits—August

Residential
 2019  2020
Number Issued 57 57
Permit Value $9,509,845 $9,914,430
YTD—Number Issued 321 365
YTD—Permit Value $52,034,691 $66,296,581
Commercial
   
Number Issued 14 6
Permit Value $3,686,138 $1,732,000
YTD—Number Issued 81 63
YTD—Permit Value $42,763,218 $45,416,910

Local Sales Tax Collected

  August 2019 Jan-Aug 2019 August 2020 Jan-Aug 2020
Local Sales Tax $3,234,051 $24,625,055 $3,732,783 $28,703,488

Retail Sales

  March 2019 Jan-Mar 2019 March 2020 Jan-Mar 2020
Bradley County $143,373,822 $379,652,113 $137,441,903 $396,283,953
Tennessee $9,920,565,991 $26,384,945,578 $9,001,224,695 $26,275,063,574

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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