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Economic Indicators

Unemployment Rate—October

2017

2018

Bradley County 2.8% 3.8%
Tennessee 3.0% 3.6%
United States 4.2% 3.7%

Building Permits—November

Residential
 2017 2018
Number Issued 22 35
Permit Value $3,595,825 $6,112,922
YTD—Number Issued 372 456
YTD—Permit Value $57,692,809 $75,257,556
Commercial
Number Issued 8 6
Permit Value $1,695,410 $1,320,090
YTD—Number Issued 83 91
YTD—Permit Value $95,712,887 $50,012,315

Local Sales Tax Collected

November 2017 Jan-Nov 2017 November 2018 Jan-Nov 2018
Local Sales Tax $2,549,989 $28,621,414 $2,824,338 $30,961,843

Retail Sales

June 2017 Jan-June 2017 June 2018 Jan-June 2018
Bradley County $131,280,008 $779,862,175 $133,970,449 $774,643,147
Tennessee $9,496,913,607 $54,243,052,047 $9,761,553,750 $54,558,749,366

Unemployment rates, local sales tax and retail sales figures are the latest state-provided figures. Building permit data is obtained from city and county records. 

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