With the seasonal closing of schools, county unemployment rates for June 2016, released today, show the rates increased in all 95 Tennessee counties.
Tennessee’s preliminary unemployment rate for June was 4.1 percent, remaining the same from the previous month’s revised rate. The U.S. preliminary rate for June was 4.9 percent, up two tenths of a percentage point from May.
Anderson County’s unemployment rate increased in June to 5.1% compared to May’s rate of 3.8%.
In Campbell County, the unemployment rate climbed to 6.6% from 5.4% the previous month.
Roane County’s unemployment rate increased to 5.7% in June from 4.4%.
Union County’s rate increased from 4.6% in May to 6.0% last month.
The Morgan County unemployment rate went to 6.9% in June, up from 5.2% the previous month.
Knox County’s unemployment rate climbed from 3.2% to 4.3%, which is the second-lowest percentage among the state’s largest municipalities.
For a complete look at the state unemployment data, visit http://tn.gov/assets/entities/labor/attachments/Labor_Force_Estimates%2C_Jun_16.pdf