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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

December 2016

McMinn County

23,050

5.8

1,330

Workforce Region (WIOA 5)

297,270

5.0

14,810

Tennessee

3,196,200

5.1

164,600

United States

160,056,000

4.5

7,202,000

Source:  Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development