Economic Indicators

Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—March

2023

2024

Bradley County

3.5%

3.4%

Tennessee

3.4%

3.3%

United States

3.5%

3.8%

Building Permits—April

Residential

 2023

 2024

Number Issued

36

90

Permit Value

$8,371,131

$22,789,420

YTD—Number Issued

157

252

YTD—Permit Value

$23,795,022

$42,223,180

Commercial

Number Issued

12

20

Permit Value

$9,046,500

$9,240,380

YTD—Number Issued

36

35

YTD—Permit Value

$23,795,022

$42,223,180

Local Sales Tax Collected

April 2023

Jan-April 2023

April 2024

Jan-April 2024

Local Sales Tax

$5,055,083

$19,092,604

$5,080,653

$19,825,109

Retail Sales

December 2022

Jan-Dec  2022

December 2023

Jan-Dec2023

Bradley County

$197,852,395

$2,247,693,688

$199,323,809

$2,227,530,429

Tennessee

$13,965,642,775

$152,056,574,943

$14,283,222,651

$154,225,251,387

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.