Unemployment Rate Up Slightly In Coffee County

unemployment_2County unemployment rates for November show the rate decreased in 18 counties, increased in 63 counties and remained the same in 14 counties.
Coffee County went up slightly from 5.6 in October to 5.7% in November. That means 1,490 eligible workers are without a job in Coffee County.
Warren County’s unemployment rate for November was 6.4 percent. That’s down half a percentage point from the October rate of 6.9 percent. Up on the mountain, Grundy County went from 7.3 to 7.6 percent. Over in neighboring Cannon County they went up from 5.3 in October to 5.4 percent November. Bedford County‚Äôs unemployment rate stayed the same as October at 5.9. Franklin County climbed from 5.3 to 5.5 and down in Moore County unemployment dropped from 5% in October to 4.8% in November.
Lincoln County had the state’s lowest unemployment rate at 4.3 percent, while Scott County had the highest at 12.5 percent.