Tennessee’s May unemployment rates for nearly every county in the state are below five percent for the month.
Ninety-one counties have unemployment rates lower than five percent and four counties have a rate of five percent or higher for May.
While Tennessee continued to experience low unemployment during the month, 90 of the state’s counties did see a slight uptick in their rates, one county remained the same, and unemployment dropped in four counties.
Weakley County’s unemployment rose half a percent, from three percent in April to 3.5 percent in May.
Obion County also saw a slight increase in jobless claims, from 3.7 percent in April to 4.4 percent last month.
Carroll County’s unemployment rose seven-tenths of a percent last month, from 3.9 percent in April to 4.6 percent in May.
Gibson County saw an increase of two-tenths of a percent from 3.6 to 3.8 percent, while Henry County also saw a slight increase of two-tenths of a percent from 3.4 percent in April to 3.6 percent in May.