Posted 11/24/23

Unemployment rates in most Tennessee counties remained below 5% in October, according to latest released county data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

Tennessee’s seasonally adjusted statewide unemployment rate in October was 3.3%.

Eighty-eight of Tennessee’s 95 counties recorded rates lower than 5% in October. The remaining seven counties had rates that were greater than 5%.

Rates decreased in six counties across the state during the month. They held steady in 16 counties and increased in the remaining 73 counties.

Locally rates looked like this, Giles County 4.1%, Lawrence County 3.8%, Lewis County 3.6%, Lincoln County 3.4%, Marshall County 3.4%, Maury County 3.0%, and Wayne County 4.0%.