Unemployment Rate Comparison

County
May 2018
May 2019
% Change
U.S. 3.8% 3.6% -5.3%
Tennessee 3.6%
3.3% -8.3%
Trousdale, TN 3.0% 3.0%  0.0%
Sumner, TN 2.5% 2.4% -4.0%
Smith, TN 2.5% 2.7% 8.0%
Rutherford, TN 2.4% 2.4% 0.0%
DeKalb, TN 4.0% 3.6% -10.0%
Davidson, TN 2.3% 2.3% 0.0%
Cannon, TN 2.8% 2.8% 0.0%
Wilson, TN 2.4% 2.5% 4.2%

 

County Population
July 1, 2018


Labor
Force 2018

Number
Employed
2018
Number
Unemployed
2018
Unemployment
Rate 2018

U.S. 327,167,434
162,075,000 155,761,000 6,314,000 3.9% 
Tennessee 6,770,010
3,244,921
3,131,660 113,261 3.5%
Wilson 140,625
73,090 71,059
2,031 2.8%
Cannon 14,462 6,368 6,167 201 3.2%
Davidson 692,587 396,574 386,136
10,438 2.6%
DeKalb 20,138 7,730 7,387
343
4.4%
Rutherford 324,890 176,691 171,941
4,750 2.7%
Smith 19,942 9,145 8,866 279
3.1%
Sumner 187,149 98,706
95,960 2,746
2.8%
Trousdale 11,012 4,888
4,729 159 3.3%

Source: State of Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development