Workforce Statistics

Unemployment Results for Bedford County Area & State of Tennessee

Area
Civilian Labor Force
Number Employed
Number Unemployed
Unemployment Rate
Bedford County (County) 20,200 19,130 1,080 5.30%
Tennessee (State) 3,153,700 3,007,700 146,100

4.60%

-As of September 30, 2016 (Tennessee Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development)

Civilian Employment Results for Bedford County Area & State of Tennessee

Description
Bedford County, TN (County)
Tennessee (State)
Total
%
Total
%
2016 Est. Civ. Employed Pop 16+ by Occupation 19,972   2,946,228  
Architect/Engineer 399 2.00% 43,240 1.47%
Arts/Entertainment/Sports 119 0.60% 51,246 1.74%
Building Grounds Maintenance 1,080 5.41% 110,884 3.76%
Business/Financial Operations 1,058 2.26% 121,329 4.12%
Community/Social Services 261 1.31% 50,067 1.70%
Computer/Mathematical 210 1.05% 54,345 1.84%
Construction/Extraction 1,412 7.07% 147,327 5.00%
Education/Training/Library 746 3.74% 172,997 3.04%
Farming/Fishing/Forestry 346 1.73% 11,915 0.40%
Food Prep/Serving 517 2.59% 167,583 5.69%
Health Practitioner/Technician 915 4.58% 185,857 6.31%
Healthcare Support 221 1.11% 66,375 2.25%
Maintenance Repair 1,154 5.78% 103,659 3.52%
Legal 92 0.46% 27,244 0.92%
Life/Physical/Social Science 106 0.53% 19,803 0.67%
Management 1,607 8.05% 264,664 8.98%
Office/Admin. Support 2,727 13.65% 408,856 13.88%
Production 3,271 16.38% 238,299 8.09%
Protective Services 257 1.29% 61,434 2.09%
Sales/Related 1,949 9.76% 332,248 11.28%
Personal Care/Service 517 2.59% 93,581 3.18%
Transportation/Moving 1,615 8.09% 213,275 7.24%

Source

US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics, 2015 Annual

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