Unemployment Rate Comparison

County
August 2017
August 2018
% Change
U.S. 4.4% 3.9% -11.4%
Tennessee 3.4%
3.6% 5.9%
Trousdale, TN 3.4% 3.5% 2.9%
Sumner, TN 3.0% 3.2% 6.7%
Smith, TN 3.4% 3.2% -5.9%
Rutherford, TN 2.9% 3.1% 6.9%
DeKalb, TN 4.5% 4.6% 2.2%
Davidson, TN 2.8% 3.0% 7.1%
Cannon, TN 3.6% 3.5% -2.8%
Wilson, TN 2.9% 3.2% 10.3%

 

County Population
July 1, 2017


Labor
Force 2017

Number
Employed
2017
Number
Unemployed
2017
Unemployment
Rate 2017

U.S. 325,719,178
160,320,000 153,337,000 6,982,000 4.4% 
Tennessee 6,715,984
3,198,800
3,080,200 118,600 3.7%
Wilson 136,442
70,370 68,320
2,060 2.9%
Cannon 14,216 6,240 6,010 220 3.5%
Davidson 691,243 388,110 377,450
10,660 2.7%
DeKalb 19,852 7,730 7,370
360 
4.7%
Rutherford 317,157 169,960 165,060
4,900 2.9%
Smith 19,636 9,000 8,680 320
3.5%
Sumner 183,545 95,770
92,940 2,830
3.0%
Trousdale 10,083 3,970
3,830 140 3.5%

Source: State of Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development