Knoxville (WVLT) – The state’s unemployment numbers have been released and Knoxville is in good shape.
The city had the lowest unemployment rate for a major metropolitan area in Tennessee.
The rate was 3.9 percent, up from 3.5 percent in October but still below the state average of 4.9 percent and national average of 4.7 percent.
Knoxville’s metropolitan area includes Anderson, Blount, Knox, Loudon and Union Counties.
The Morristown metropolitan area which includes Grainger, Hamblen and Jefferson Counties had a rate of 4.9 percent, up from 4.4 percent in October.
By county, Knox County finished with the second lowest unemployment rate in the state at 3.7 percent, edged only by Williamson County at 3.6 percent.
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