State releases county unemployment figures for August

JACKSON, Tenn. — County unemployment rates for August released Thursday show the rates decreased in 26 counties, increased in 58, and remained the same in 11.

UnemploymentIn Jackson, the unemployment rate is at 5.5 percent. In Madison County, the rate is 5.3 percent, both up from 5.1 percent in July.

The statewide rate is up slightly at 4.4 percent.

See the full report here.

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