(The Center Square) – Tennessee’s unemployment rate has dropped to 3.3%, the second straight month the rate has dropped.
The number is approaching Tennessee’s all-time seasonally adjusted low unemployment rate of 3.2%.
Tennessee has the same unemployment rate as a year before but with 90,000 more new nonfarm jobs with the leisure and hospitality sector showing the largest increases.
The state also saw 2,000 new jobs from March to April with education and health services being the sectors with the most new jobs and the government and manufacturing sectors coming next.
Overall, the United States unemployment rate dropped from 3.5% to 3.4%.