Statewide, Tennessee continued to experience near-record low unemployment in April, and county jobless rates for the month were just as impressive. The latest numbers for the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) show county unemployment decreased in every county.
Bedford: 3 percent in March. 2.6 in April
Coffee: 3.2 in March, down to 2.7 in April
Franklin: 3.3 dropped to 2.7 percent
Grundy: 4.4 percent unemployment rate in March, down to 3.6 percent in April
Lincoln: 2.9 falling to 2.6.
Moore: 2.3 percent, dropping to 2 percent. The second lowest in the state.
Warren: Fell 1 percent from 4 percent in March to 3 percent in April.
Williamson County had the lowest unemployment rate in the state at 1.9 percent. Bledsoe County had the highest rate at 4.6 in April. The state rate is 3.3 percent.