County Unemployment Numbers Released

UnemploymentCounty unemployment rates for July show the rates increased in 53 counties, decreased in 21, and remained the same in 21 counties.
Coffee County stayed the same in July at 6.0 percent. Warren County’s unemployment rate went up slight in July from 6.9 percent to 7.0 percent. Cannon County was unchanged at 6.3 percent. Grundy County increased from 8.5 to 8.9 percent. Bedford County went up from 7.5% in June to 7.7% in July. Franklin County went up slightly from 6% to 6.1. Moore County also went up from 5.2 to 5.4. Williamson County had the state’s lowest unemployment rate at 4.6 percent, while Hancock County had the highest at 12.9 percent.