Coffee County Unemployment Rate Rises In May

UnemploymentCounty unemployment numbers for the month of May show the rate increased in 92 counties, decreased in one county and stayed the same in two counties.
Coffee County’s unemployment rate went up from 4.9 percent in April to 5.4 percent in May. Grundy County went from 7.3 to 7.5 percent and Cannon County went from 5.2 to 5.7 percent. Bedford County went up from 5.8% in April to 6.5% in May. Warren County’s unemployment rate for May was 5.9 percent an increase of half a percentage point from the April rate of 5.4.
Williamson County had the state’s lowest unemployment rate at 4.1 percent, while Hancock County had the highest at 9.9 percent.