Lowest Unemployment ZIPs in Tennessee

The Top 3

#1

37360 (Normandy, TN)

Percent Unemployed of 1.2%

#2

37095 (Liberty, TN)

Percent Unemployed of 1.2%

#3

37016 (Auburntown, TN)

Percent Unemployed of 1.3%

About the Rankings

The Census Bureau has released the latest estimates from the American Community Survey data to estimate the percent unemployed. We have crunched the numbers and the rankings are in. See the ZIPs in Tennessee with the lowest percent unemployed below, and the highest percent unemployed ZIPs. Only ZIP codes with a low margin of error are included.

With recent economic booms and busts, unemployment is one of the most often read about statistics. Some parts of the country have recovered much more than others. The unemployment rate is measured among people aged 16+ that are in the civilian labor force. To be considered unemployed, someone has to be actively looking for work and not in the military.

The Tennessee percent unemployed from the latest estimates is 4.9% and has fallen 10.7% from 5.5%.

This year saw several big changes. 37095 (Liberty, TN) ranked for the first time, 37016 (Auburntown, TN) ranked for the first time, 37701 (Alcoa, TN) ranked for the first time, 37215 (Nashville, TN) fell from #2 to #5, and 37919 (Knoxville, TN) rose from #8 to #6.

The Top 50

   #1
37360 (Normandy, TN)
Previously 0.5%
1.2%
#2
37095 (Liberty, TN)
Previously unranked at 2.8%
1.2%
#3
37016 (Auburntown, TN)
Previously unranked at 2.2%
1.3%
#4
37701 (Alcoa, TN)
Previously unranked at 2.9%
1.3%
#5
37215 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #2 at 2.1%
2.2%
#6
37919 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously #8 at 3.2%
2.3%
#7
38120 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #6 at 2.8%
2.4%
#8
37922 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously #4 at 2.6%
2.5%
#9
38138 (Germantown, TN)
Previously #11 at 3.7%
2.6%
#10
37205 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #3 at 2.5%
2.7%
#11
37204 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #12 at 3.7%
2.8%
#12
37615 (Johnson City, TN)
Previously #9 at 3.3%
2.9%
#13
37027 (Brentwood, TN)
Previously #5 at 2.8%
3.1%
#14
37069 (Franklin, TN)
Previously #7 at 3.1%
3.1%
#15
37363 (Ooltewah, TN)
Previously #13 at 3.9%
3.2%
#16
37122 (Mount Juliet, TN)
Previously #14 at 3.9%
3.2%
#17
37412 (Chattanooga, TN)
Previously unranked at 3.8%
3.3%
#18
37135 (Nolensville, TN)
Previously unranked at 3.4%
3.5%
#19
38016 (Cordova, TN)
Previously #16 at 4.0%
3.5%
#20
37659 (Jonesborough, TN)
Previously #17 at 4.2%
3.5%
#21
37421 (Chattanooga, TN)
Previously #27 at 5.1%
3.5%
#22
37938 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously unranked at 4.0%
3.6%
#23
37221 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #15 at 4.0%
3.6%
#24
37934 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously #20 at 4.3%
3.6%
#25
37377 (Signal Mountain, TN)
Previously unranked at 3.8%
3.6%
#26
38002 (Arlington, TN)
Previously #10 at 3.4%
3.7%
#27
38017 (Collierville, TN)
Previously #18 at 4.3%
3.8%
#28
37064 (Franklin, TN)
Previously #19 at 4.3%
3.9%
#29
38305 (Jackson, TN)
Previously #24 at 4.7%
3.9%
#30
37129 (Murfreesboro, TN)
Previously #29 at 5.3%
4.0%
#31
37062 (Fairview, TN)
Previously unranked at 6.1%
4.1%
#32
37128 (Murfreesboro, TN)
Previously #21 at 4.4%
4.1%
#33
37214 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #28 at 5.3%
4.2%
#34
37075 (Hendersonville, TN)
Previously #25 at 4.9%
4.4%
#35
37355 (Manchester, TN)
Previously unranked at 6.2%
4.4%
#36
38104 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #23 at 4.5%
4.4%
#37
37212 (Nashville, TN)
Previously unranked at 6.4%
4.5%
#38
37043 (Clarksville, TN)
Previously #26 at 4.9%
4.5%
#39
37066 (Gallatin, TN)
Previously unranked at 5.6%
4.5%
#40
37211 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #33 at 5.7%
4.6%
#41
37013 (Antioch, TN)
Previously #35 at 6.0%
4.6%
#42
37072 (Goodlettsville, TN)
Previously unranked at 6.9%
4.6%
#43
38135 (Memphis, TN)
Previously unranked at 5.3%
4.6%
#44
37217 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #31 at 5.6%
4.7%
#45
37076 (Hermitage, TN)
Previously unranked at 5.3%
4.9%
#46
37312 (Cleveland, TN)
Previously unranked at 8.0%
4.9%
#47
37415 (Chattanooga, TN)
Previously unranked at 6.7%
5.0%
#48
38018 (Cordova, TN)
Previously #34 at 5.7%
5.0%
#49
37148 (Portland, TN)
Previously #37 at 6.0%
5.0%
#50
37167 (Smyrna, TN)
Previously #30 at 5.4%
5.2%
* The maximum margin of error for ranking is 1.5%

The Bottom 50

   #1
38126 (Memphis, TN)
Previously 31.7%
29.4%
   #2
38106 (Memphis, TN)
Previously 28.1%
27.4%
#3
37410 (Chattanooga, TN)
Previously #7 at 21.7%
24.8%
#4
38381 (Toone, TN)
Previously #68 at 12.6%
21.6%
#5
37715 (Clairfield, TN)
Previously unranked at 21.8%
20.3%
#6
38036 (Gallaway, TN)
Previously unranked at 28.1%
20.3%
#7
37407 (Chattanooga, TN)
Previously #4 at 22.8%
20.1%
#8
38105 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #21 at 17.4%
19.4%
#9
38108 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #11 at 19.3%
18.9%
#10
38375 (Selmer, TN)
Previously #15 at 18.2%
17.9%
#11
38374 (Scotts Hill, TN)
Previously #10 at 19.6%
17.7%
#12
37132 (Murfreesboro, TN)
Previously #3 at 24.6%
17.6%
#13
37915 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously #20 at 17.6%
17.4%
#14
38008 (Bolivar, TN)
Previously #13 at 18.5%
17.3%
#15
38114 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #23 at 17.3%
17.3%
#16
37402 (Chattanooga, TN)
Previously #5 at 22.1%
17.2%
#17
38152 (Memphis, TN)
Previously unranked at 28.7%
17.1%
#18
38348 (Lavinia, TN)
Previously #12 at 18.7%
16.7%
#19
38370 (Saltillo, TN)
Previously #6 at 21.9%
16.6%
#20
38588 (Whitleyville, TN)
Previously #22 at 17.4%
16.3%
#21
38107 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #24 at 16.5%
16.1%
#22
37614 (Johnson City, TN)
Previously #9 at 19.7%
16.0%
#23
38224 (Cottage Grove, TN)
Previously #37 at 14.8%
16.0%
#24
37657 (Flag Pond, TN)
Previously #45 at 13.9%
15.9%
#25
38109 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #17 at 18.1%
15.8%
#26
37406 (Chattanooga, TN)
Previously #18 at 17.9%
15.4%
#27
38127 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #14 at 18.4%
15.3%
#28
37339 (Gruetli Laager, TN)
Previously #53 at 13.1%
14.9%
#29
37806 (Mascot, TN)
Previously #152 at 9.6%
14.1%
#30
38371 (Sardis, TN)
Previously #29 at 15.4%
14.0%
#31
38235 (Mc Lemoresville, TN)
Previously unranked at 21.2%
13.9%
#32
38327 (Crump, TN)
Previously unranked at 17.1%
13.9%
#33
38463 (Iron City, TN)
Previously #127 at 10.2%
13.8%
#34
37650 (Erwin, TN)
Previously #40 at 14.3%
13.7%
#35
37811 (Mooresburg, TN)
Previously #58 at 12.9%
13.1%
#36
37887 (Wartburg, TN)
Previously #57 at 13.0%
13.1%
#37
38315 (Bethel Springs, TN)
Previously #39 at 14.6%
13.1%
#38
38049 (Mason, TN)
Previously #48 at 13.5%
12.9%
#39
38548 (Buffalo Valley, TN)
Previously #247 at 8.1%
12.8%
#40
38116 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #51 at 13.2%
12.7%
#41
37762 (Jellico, TN)
Previously #96 at 11.3%
12.7%
#42
38310 (Adamsville, TN)
Previously #80 at 11.9%
12.6%
#43
38425 (Clifton, TN)
Previously #70 at 12.5%
12.5%
#44
38256 (Springville, TN)
Previously #102 at 11.1%
12.5%
#45
38118 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #34 at 15.1%
12.5%
#46
38340 (Henderson, TN)
Previously #71 at 12.5%
12.5%
#47
38339 (Guys, TN)
Previously #43 at 13.9%
12.5%
#48
38079 (Tiptonville, TN)
Previously #67 at 12.6%
12.4%
#49
37727 (Del Rio, TN)
Previously #28 at 15.8%
12.4%
#50
38337 (Gadsden, TN)
Previously #63 at 12.7%
12.2%
* The maximum margin of error for ranking is 15.0%


Data from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-year estimates for 2017.

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