Maury County unemployment drops to 9.6% in March down .7% the previous month and down from 13.3%, a year ago.
The 9.6% rate reflected numbers showing 32,110 working and 3,430 jobless out of a work force of 35,530. Columbia’s unemployment drops to 10% in March, down from 11% in February. Columbia’s jobless rate was 14.4% a year ago. There are 1,470 unemployed. Spring Hills unemployment is 6.8% in April, down .1%. 14,070 are working and 1,030 unemployed.
Tennessee’s unemployment in March was down to 7.9%. Williamson County has the lowest unemployment in the state with a rate of 5.2%.