Rutherford County at 2.5% Unemployment in Tennessee

Apr 25, 2019 at 09:10 pm by bryan

Eighty of Tennessee's 95 counties recorded an unemployment rate in March 2019 that is lower compared to the same time last year according to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Also, in the year-to-year comparison, the rates in nine counties held steady, while six counties saw increases.

Williamson County had the lowest unemployment rate at 2.4% followed by Davidson and Rutherford Counties both at 2.5% unemployment.

Comparing March 2019 statistics to the previous month, 69 counties experienced a slight uptick in unemployment, while rates decreased in 17 counties and remained the same in nine Tennessee counties.

Clay County has the state's highest unemployment rate in March at 6.0 percent.

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