Maury County’s unemployment rate increased in January .05% to 10.6%, after months of improvement. The number of unemployed is 3,820. A year ago the unemployment rate was 14.1%.
During the Christmas period December the unemployment rate was 10.1%.
Columbia’s unemployment rate was 11.5%, up .07%. Last year it was 16.0%. There are 1,720 people unemployed in January.
Spring Hill has an unemployment rate of 7.2%, up .02% with a jobless number of 1,090.
Tennessee’s unemployment rate in January was 8.2%.
The national rate in January was 8.3%.