Unemployment Down In Every Tennessee County
Credit: TN Dpt. Labor and Workforce Development

Unemployment Down In Every Tennessee County

Unemployment rates dropped last month in every one of Tennessee’s 95 counties. Hamblen County showed the most improvement; its April jobless figure of 5.8% is a drop of 3.4% compared to the rate for March.

While the change for Williamson was a much less dramatic 1.5%, the county posted the lowest jobless rate in the state in April: 3.9% Nashville and Knoxville- both were at 4.7%–tied for the lowest rate among the state’s major cities.

Credit: TN Dpt. Labor and Workforce Development
Credit: TN Dpt. Labor and Workforce Development

Nina Cardona

Nina Cardona is WPLN's host for All Things Considered. As a reporter, she covers a wide range of assignments with an emphasis on culture, the arts and local history. A graduate of Converse College, she's lived in Middle Tennessee most of her life.
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