Coffee County Unemployment Rate Drops Again

disabled jobsCounty unemployment rates for October 2014, show the rate decreased in 80 counties, increased in 10 counties, and remained the same in five counties.
Tennessee’s unemployment rate for October was 7.1 percent, two tenths of one percentage point lower than the 7.3 September revised rate. The U.S. preliminary rate for October was 5.8 percent, down from 5.9 percent in September.
Coffee County dropped one-half percent going from 6.1% to 5.6, the lowest rate in years. There are currently 1,480 people unemployed in Coffee County. Bedford County went down from 6.3% to 5.9. The unemployed in Cannon County dropped from 5.6 to 5.3%. Grundy County fell 0.4% to 7.3. In Franklin County they went down from 5.5 to 5.3. Down in Moore County the unemployment rate is now 5% down 0.4% and Warren County their rate went up slightly going from 6.8 to 6.9%.
Lincoln County had the state’s lowest rate at 4.4% and Scott County the highest at 11.8%.