Cannon’s Unemployment Rate Continues To Drop

Cannon County’s unemployment rate dropped in November from 8.0 percent from October to 7.6 percent in November according to figures released last
week by the State.  Out of a labor force of 6700 people, 6100 Cannon
County residents were employed while 510 work force eligible were
unemployed.  In November 2010 Cannon Counties unemployment rate was 9.9
percent.  The unemployment rate continues to decrease in 79 Tennessee
Counties, four counties remained the same and 12 counties unemployment
rate increased.  Lincoln County still has the states lowest county
unemployment rate at 5.6 percent while Scott County continued to have the
state’s highest unemployment rate at 17.6 percent