Unemployment Rate Comparison

County
June 2016
June 2017
% Change
U.S. 4.9% 4.4% -10.2%
Tennessee 4.7% 3.6% -23.4%
Trousdale, TN 5.3% 3.9% -26.4%
Sumner, TN 4.3% 3.4% -20.9%
Smith, TN 5.2% 3.9% -25.0%
Rutherford, TN 4.3% 3.4% -20.9%
DeKalb, TN 6.2% 5.4% -12.9%
Davidson, TN 3.9% 3.1% -20.5%
Cannon, TN 5.3% 4.2% -20.8%
Wilson, TN 4.4% 3.3% -25.0%

 

County Population
July 1, 2015


Labor
Force 2015

Number
Employed
2015
Number
Unemployed
2015
Unemployment
Rate 2015

U.S. 321,418,820 157,130,000 148,834,000 8,296,000 5.3%
Tennessee 6,600,299
3,062,800
2,886,000
176,800
5.8%
Wilson 128,911
63,870
60,880
3,000
4.7%
Cannon 13,840
5,910
5,570
340
5.8%
Davidson 678,889
364,250
348,000
16,260
4.5%
DeKalb 19,182
7,380
6,860
520
7.0%
Rutherford 298,612 153,000 145,980
7,020
4.6%
Smith 19,295 8,490
8,010
490
5.7%
Sumner 175,989 88,330
84,180
4,150
4.7%
Trousdale 8,042 3,720 3,500 220
5.9%

Source: State of Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development