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Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)

Tennessee
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
7,048,976
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
7,126,489
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
7,048,976
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
6,910,786
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
6,910,786
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
3.1%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
2.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 6,910,840
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 6,346,105
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.3%
Female persons, percent
50.9%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
78.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
16.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
6.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
72.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 414,746
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 5.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 3,144,618
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 67.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $232,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,449
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $442
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,047
Building permits, 2022 52,512
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 2,713,635
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.50
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 86.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 7.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 92.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 85.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 89.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 29.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 10.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 61.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 57.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 17,181,775
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 52,088,750
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 22,870,848
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 101,978,270
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $15,187
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 25.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $64,035
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $36,040
Persons in poverty, percent
13.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 144,457
Total employment, 2021 2,704,416
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 146,851,899
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -2.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 566,444
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 91,932
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 56,038
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 16,428
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,966
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 73,906
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,157
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 74,625
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 167.6
Population per square mile, 2010 153.9
Land area in square miles, 2020 41,232.49
Land area in square miles, 2010 41,234.90
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Value Notes

Methodology differences may exist between data sources, and so estimates from different sources are not comparable.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2023) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2023). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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