Nearly every county in Tennessee ended 2022 with lower unemployment rates, according to the December 2022 data released by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Eighty-nine of the state’s 95 counties reported unemployment rates dropped in December. Three counties experienced steady unemployment during the month, while unemployment increased in the remaining three counties.
Williamson County led the state with the lowest unemployment rate at 2.1%. Bledsoe County’s rate was the highest in the state at 5.3% unemployment.
Bedford County 3.5% in November to 3.1 in December
Coffee County 3.3 to 3%
Franklin County 3.4 to 3%
Grundy County 4.2% to 3.9
Lincoln County 3.2 to 3%
Moore County 2.5% to 2.2
Warren County 3.8% to 3.5