Rates either remained the same or dropped in November

Upper Cumberland – Unemployment rates across the board are down in the Upper Cumberland with the exception of Clay and Cumberland which remained the same in November.

County unemployment map.

Warren County dropped 3.7% from 7.5% in October to 3.8% last month.

Elsewhere in the Upper Cumberland, Cannon County sits at 3%, down from 3.6% last month, while Clay remained at 4.7% in November. Cumberland County remained at 4.4% last month and DeKalb County landed at 4%, down from 4.6% in October.

Fentress dropped to 3.5% from 3.8% a month ago while Van Buren landed at 4.5%. Jackson County stands at 4%, and Macon County’s number dropped from 3.2% to 3%.

Overton landed at 3.4% while Putnam sits at a 3.5%, down from 3.8% in October. Smith landed at 3.1%.

White County sits at 3.5% while Pickett rose from 4.6% in October to 4.7% last month.

Pickett, Clay and Van Buren landed in the top 10 highest numbers in the state.

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