Economic Indicators

Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—January

2023

2024

Bradley County

3.7%

3.6%

Tennessee

3.5%

3.5%

United States

3.4%

3.7%

Building Permits—February

Residential

 2023

 2024

Number Issued

37

35

Permit Value

$10,265,650

$10,595,807

YTD—Number Issued

73

103

YTD—Permit Value

$17,128,102

$23,447,496

Commercial

Number Issued

7

5

Permit Value

$10,483,555

$8,582,800

YTD—Number Issued

13

11

YTD—Permit Value

$12,659,793

$27,442,800

Local Sales Tax Collected

February 2023

Jan-Feb 2023

February 2024

Jan-Feb 2024

Local Sales Tax

$4,331,292

$9,803,082

$4,603,062

$10,168,662

Retail Sales

June 2022

Jan-June 2022

June 2023

Jan-June 2023

Bradley County

$193,788,225

$1,107,705,462

$188,219,294

$1,086,754,999

Tennessee

$13,353,556,353

$73,748,735,483

$13,263,103,029

$75,377,351,196

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.