Cannon’s Unemployment Rate Continues To Decrease

County unemployment rates for November 2015, released last week, show the rates decreased in 12 counties, increased in 59, and remained the same in 24 counties Cannon County’s unemployment rate for the month of November is 5.4%.  Out of an estimated workforce of 6030 people, 5710 people were employed while 320 were unemployed. Several surrounding counties showed a slight decrease in their unemployment figures.  Warren County with the most significant as theirs dropped fourth-tenths of a percentage point to 4.3 while Wilson stayed the same at 4.4 percent.  Rutherford was at 4.2 percent.  Dekalb is at 6.7 percent. and Coffee showed a 5.2 percent unemployment rate
Tennessee’s preliminary unemployment rate for November was 5.6 percent, unchanged from the previous month. The U.S. preliminary rate for November was 5 percent, also unchanged from October.