County Unemployment Rates Released

unemployment3County unemployment numbers for the month of August show the rates decreased in 93 counties and increased in only two.
Coffee County’s unemployment rate for August was 5.4 percent, down from the 6% rate in July.
Warren County dropped from 7% to 5.9 percent.
Bedford County had a big drop, going down 1.2% to 6.5.
Franklin County fell from 6% in July to 5.3 in August.
Down in Moore County they had one of the best unemployment rates in the state at 4.4%, down 1%.
Grundy County went from 8.9 to 7.2, and Cannon County went from 6.3 to 5.7 percent.
Williamson County had the state’s lowest unemployment rate at 4.1 percent, while Hancock County had the highest at 10.7 percent.