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Laborshed

McMinn County’s attracts its workforce from a multi-county region consisting primarily of citizens from McMinn County and surrounding Bradley, Loudon, Meigs, Monroe, Polk, Rhea and Roane counties.  Being located within 50 miles of either Chattanooga or Knoxville allows us to draw a workforce from a 60 minute commute from McMinn County. 

McMinn County Laborshed Map

Current Unemployment (source: Tennessee Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development) 

Area

Labor Force

% Unemployed

# Unemployed

March 2018

McMinn County

22,800

4.1

940

Workforce Region (WIOA 5)

300,950

3.7

11,080

Tennessee

3,225,000

3.4

110,200

United States

161,463,000

4.1

6,585,000

Source:  Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development