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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

January 2019

McMinn County

23,050

4.1

950

Workforce Region (WIOA 5)

302,880

3.8

11,480

Tennessee

3,266,700

3.7

120,000

United States

162,104,000

4.4

7,140,000

Source:  Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development