Roane County’s November unemployment continues to inch downward.
The rate, 5.4 percent, is 0.1 percent lower than in October, according to statistics released late last month by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Roane County jobless rate was recorded at 6.0 percent in November 2016.
The downward trend also continues statewide and nationally. Tennessee’s unemployment rate for November was 4.6 percent; the U.S. rate was 4.4 percent.