Employment Data

The SEIDA Regions labor force does not let state and county lines deter them from seeking their best employment opportunity and often commutes daily outside their home location.  Employers typically are able to attact the number of employees required for operations, regardless of their location in the region.

 

 

State / County

Labor Force

Employment

Unemp

% Unemp

Tennessee 3,152,900 2,879,700 273,000 8.7
  Bledsoe 4,750 4,220

530

11.2
  Bradley 47,860 43,640 4,220 8.8
  Grundy 5,820 5,180 640 11.0
  Hamilton 168,830 153,890 13,940 8.3
  Marion 12,850 11,650 1,210 9.4
  McMinn 23,910 21,520 2,390 10.0
  Meigs 5,170 4,570 600 11.6
  Polk 7,400 6,640 760 10.2
  Rhea 13,840 12,280 1,560 11.3
  Sequatchie 6,360 5,830 540 8.4
           
Georgia 4,777,123 4,319,601 457,522 9.6
  Catoosa 34,149 31,631 2,518 7.4
  Chattooga 10,398 9,258 1,140 11.0
  Dade 8,213 7,521 692 8.4
  Fannin 10,727 9,659 1,068 10.0
  Gordon 25,189 22,451 2,738 10.9
  Murray 16,616 14,583 2,033 12.2
  Towns 5,687 5,193 494 8.7
  Union 10,964 10,094 870 7.9
  Walker 33,073 30,338 2,735 8.3
  Whitfield 41,851 36,702 5,149

12.3

           
North Carolina 4,700,675 4,237,552 463,123 9.9
  Cherokee 10,113 8,780 1,333 13.2
  Clay 4,651 4,195 456

9.8

 

Labor Market Explorer GA, NC, TN                                                                                                                    June 2012