Unemployment Rate Comparison

County
May 2016
May 2017
% Change
U.S. 4.7% 4.3% -8.5%
Tennessee 4.6% 4.0% -13.0%
Trousdale, TN 4.3% 2.6% -39.5%
Sumner, TN 3.5% 2.3% -34.3%
Smith, TN 4.0% 2.7% -32.5%
Rutherford, TN 3.4% 2.4% -29.4%
DeKalb, TN 4.8% 3.8% -20.8%
Davidson, TN 3.2% 2.1% -34.4%
Cannon, TN 4.2% 3.4% -19.0%
Wilson, TN 3.5% 2.2% -37.1%

 

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