County Unemployment Numbers Good–Coffee County Stays At 7 Percent

unemployment3County unemployment rates for August show the rate decreased in 83 counties, increased in six counties, and remained the same in six counties.
Coffee County was unchanged in August staying at 7.0 percent.
Grundy County went from 9.7 to 8.7 percent. Cannon County went from 7.3 to 6.5 percent.
Bedford County went down from 7.9% in July to 7.2 in August.
Franklin County dropped from 7.5 to 6.4.
In Moore County they also went down from 7.2 to 6.2%.
Warren County’s unemployment rate for August was 7.8 percent, which is a drop of 1.1 percent from the July rate of 8.9 percent.
Lincoln County had the state’s lowest unemployment rate at 5.3 percent. Scott County had the highest at 13.9 percent.