Updated November 26, 2018
The majority of Tennessee’s counties experienced a drop in unemployment, or their rates remained the same, according to the October figures released last week by the Tennessee Department of Labor.
Unemployment rates dropped in 26 counties and remained the same in 36 others as comparted to September.
Williamson County continued to have the state’s lowest unemployment rate at 2.7 percent, which was the same as the previous month. Lauderdale County had Tennessee’s highest rate with 6.8 percent. Giles held steady with 3.7 percent, Lawrence County’s unemployment rate unchanged at 4.1 percent. Maury County at 3.2 percent, Lincoln County with 3.2 percent also held steady with a low unemployment rate.