Ninety-three of Tennessee’s 95 counties recorded unemployment rates below 5% in September, while statewide unemployment inched up for the month, according to the latest data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Moore and Sevier counties had the state’s lowest unemployment rates for September at 2.6%.
Bedford County went up from 3.5% in August to 3.7% in September.
Coffee County rose from 3.3 to 3.6%.
Franklin County jumped from 3.6% in August to 3.9 in September.
Grundy County had a rise in its unemployment rate, going from 4.2 to 4.5%.
Lincoln County went up from 3% to 3.3.
Warren County’s unemployment rate in August was 4%; in September, it rose to 4.1.