County Unemployment Numbers Released

UnemploymentCounty unemployment rates for September show the rates decreased in 29 counties, increased in 42, and remained the same in 24 counties. That’s according to numbers from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Coffee County went from 5.4 in August to 5.5 percent in September. Bedford County went down slightly from 6.5 to 6.4. Franklin County also went down 0.1 to 5.2 percent. Moore County went up by the same percent to 4.4 percent. Warren County’s unemployment rate for September was 5.9 percent, unchanged from the August rate. Grundy County went from 7.2 to 7.3 percent and Cannon County went up in September from 5.6 to 5.8 percent.
Williamson County had the state’s lowest unemployment rate at 4.1 percent, while Hancock County had the highest at 11.1 percent.