Unemployment rate drops in Haywood County
A one-percent drop in the unemployment rate in Haywood County was announced by the state’s bureau of labor statistics Thursday. The new data for Haywood was released along with reports for all of Tennessee’s 95 counties.
According to the state, Haywood County’s unemployment rate dropped from 9.9% in August to 8.9% in September. A year earlier the state said 11.5% of workers in Haywood County were jobless.
There are 8,150 people in the Haywood County workforce, according to the bureau.
Tennessee’s unemployment rate is 6.6%. The unemployment rate in the United States is 5.7%.
You can view the release HERE