Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

By Katelin Carroll
Staff Reporter 

Lewis County had Third Highest Unemployment Rate in the State

 

December 2, 2021



Lewis County ranked third for the highest county unemployment rate for the month of September, according to data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

The unemployment rate was recorded at six percent for Lewis County which was a significant increase since August’s unemployment rate of 4.7 percent.

Lewis County’s statistics were only rivaled by Maury County with 6.1 percent, the second highest unemployment rate in Tennessee, and Perry County which had the highest rate of unemployment at 8.4 percent.

The Department of Labor and Workforce Development es...



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