Unemployment Rate Comparison

County
October 2016
October 2017
% Change
U.S. 4.8% 4.1% -14.6%
Tennessee 5.0%
3.0% -40.0%
Trousdale, TN 4.8% 2.7% -43.8%
Sumner, TN 4.1% 2.4% -41.5%
Smith, TN 4.6% 2.6% -43.5%
Rutherford, TN 3.9% 2.3% -41.0%
DeKalb, TN 5.8% 3.8% -34.5%
Davidson, TN 3.8% 2.2% -42.1%
Cannon, TN 4.9% 2.8% -42.9%
Wilson, TN 4.0% 2.4% -40.0%

 

County Population
July 1, 2016


Labor
Force 2016

Number
Employed
2016
Number
Unemployed
2016
Unemployment
Rate 2016

U.S. 323,127,513  159,287,000 151,517,000 7,770,000 4.9% 
Tennessee 6,651,194
3,135,100
2,984,300 150,800 4.8%
Wilson 132,781
67,000 64,380
2,620 3.9%
Cannon 14,027 6,050 5,760 290 4.7%
Davidson 684,410 377,210 363,500
13,710 3.6%
DeKalb 19,361 7,600 7,170
430 
5.7%
Rutherford 308,251 161,290 155,230 
6,070 3.8%
Smith 19,447 8,760 8,350 410 4.6%
Sumner 180,063 91,790
88,180 3,610
3.9%
Trousdale 8,271 3,800  3,620 190 4.9%

Source: State of Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development