Unemployment Numbers Come Down

County non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for February 2012 show the rate decreased in 75 counties, increased in 10 counties, and remained the same in 10 counties.

Tennessee’s unemployment rate for February fell to 8.0 percent, down from the January revised rate of 8.2 percent. The national unemployment rate for February 2012 was 8.3 percent, unchanged from the January rate.

Williamson Co. had the lowest rate at 5.6% and Scott Co. the highest at 17.6.

Coffee Co. has the same as the state at 8% down .2.  Bedford Co. fell 9.8 to 9.6, Franklin Co. dropped .2 to 9.6%, Grundy went down 10.6 from 11%, Moore Co. went up from 7.7 to 8.1, Warren Co. goes down slightly to from 9.9 to 9.8 and Cannon Co. is now at 7.8 down 0.1.