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Demographic Data






Tennessee POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Tennessee Population & Age Distribution

The Total Population of Tennessee is:
6,910,840

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.0%
5 - 17:
16.3%
18 - 24:
9.1%
25 - 34:
13.8%
35 - 54:
25.5%
55 - 64:
13.1%
Over 65 Years:
16.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
College Graduated
Attending College
88.2%
88.2%
28.2%
28.2%
4.6%
4.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Tennessee
USA
$30,869
$30,869
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Tennessee
USA
$54,833
$54,833
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
14.6%

Employment Industries in TN

Healthcare
Manufacturing
Retail
Education
Accommodation
Construction
Transportation
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Other
Administration
Finance
Public Service
Wholesale
Arts
Real Estate
Information Technology
Utilities
Agriculture
Management
Mining
14.2%
14.2%
12.9%
12.9%
11.6%
11.6%
8.4%
8.4%
7.8%
7.8%
6.6%
6.6%
5.8%
5.8%
5.3%
5.3%
4.8%
4.8%
4.4%
4.4%
4.2%
4.2%
4.2%
4.2%
2.5%
2.5%
1.8%
1.8%
1.7%
1.7%
1.6%
1.6%
0.9%
0.9%
0.8%
0.8%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
Black Or African American
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
Other Race / Two or More Races
Asian
American Indian And Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
73.4%
73.4%
16.5%
16.5%
5.6%
5.6%
2.5%
2.5%
1.8%
1.8%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Unclassified
English
Irish
German
Italian
European
Scots-Irish
Scottish
French
Polish
Dutch
African
British
Welsh
Swedish
Norwegian
Russian
French Canadian
Scandinavian
Swiss
27.6%
27.6%
9.4%
9.4%
9.3%
9.3%
9.0%
9.0%
2.3%
2.3%
2.2%
2.2%
2.1%
2.1%
2.1%
2.1%
1.5%
1.5%
1.1%
1.1%
0.9%
0.9%
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
Arabic
Indic languages
German
Chinese
African languages
French
Vietnamese
Other Asian languages
Korean
Tagalog
Hindi
Other Indo-European
Native American languages
Gujarathi
Slavic languages
West Germanic languages
Russian
Laotian
92.8%
92.8%
4.2%
4.2%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born TN Residents
5.1%