Tennessee releases unemployment rates across state

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development released the counties’ unemployment rates on Thursday.

Unemployment rates increased in 92 counties, decreased in one county and stayed the same in two, according to the report.

Davidson County had the state’s lowest major metropolitan rate in May at 4.5 percent, followed by Moore, Rutherford and Sumner counties.

Williamson was ranked the lowest unemployment rate at 4.1 percent.

Hancock County was ranked with the highest unemployment rate at 9.9 percent.

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