Tennessee is a US state located in the Southeastern United States.
Tennessee is the 36th most extensive and the 17th most populous of the 50 United States.
Tennessee is bordered by Kentucky and Virginia to the north, North Carolina to the east, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi to the south, and Arkansas and Missouri to the west.
The Appalachian Mountains dominate the eastern part of the state, and the Mississippi River forms the state's western border.
Tennessee's capital and second largest city is Nashville, which has a population of 624,496.
Memphis is the state's largest city, with a …
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As of 2012, Tennessee has a total population of 6,261,151 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 10.00%.
The median home price Tennessee is $155,630 with the median age of the buyer being 28. Homes in Tennessee have appreciatied over the last by -4.51%.
Public schools in Tennessee spend approximately $4,343 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 15.9.
Tennessee has an unemployment rate of 10.20%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -5.62% with a projected future job growth of 18.56%.
Tennessee has an average commute time of 26.4 compared to the national average of 27.8.
On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Tennessee is a 8 in violent crime and a 7 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.
In terms of political affiliations in Tennessee, 41.790% of people are Democrats, 56.850% are Republicans and 1.359% are registered Independent.
In 2012, the population of Tennessee was 6,261,151. Tennessee has a population density of 152 (how many people live in one square mile.
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The median age in Tennessee is 37.7, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 48.84% of the population of Tennessee, while females make up 51.16% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).
The average household size in Tennessee is 2.45 people across 2,499,453. 59.28% of people are married in Tennessee while 40.72% are single.
|Local Population||Tennessee||United States|
|Households by Income||Tennessee||United States|
|Income Less than $15,000||15.85%||12.48%|
|Income Between $15,000 and $25,000||12.25%||10.46%|
|Income Between $25,000 and $35,000||12.59%||10.68%|
|Income Between $35,000 and $50,000||16.68%||15.26%|
|Income Between $50,000 and $75,000||10.25%||12.20%|
|Income Between $100,000 and $150,000||8.49%||11.83%|
|Income Between $150,000 and $250,000||3.09%||5.23%|
|Income Between $250,000 and $500,000||1.06%||1.54%|
|Income Greater than $500,000||0.42%||0.70%|
|Population by Occupation||Tennessee||United States|
|Management, Business, and Financial Operations||12.18%||13.70%|
|Professional and Related Occupations||17.90%||20.28%|
|Sales and Office||26.18%||26.66%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry||0.55%||0.74%|
|Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance||10.24%||9.51%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving||19.59%||14.39%|
|Local Economy||Tennessee||United States|
|Recent Job Growth||-5.62%||-4.06%|
|Future Job Growth||18.56%||21.68%|
|Income per Capita||$23,317||$26,372|
As of 2012, Tennessee consisted of 26.52% renters and 64.12% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -4.51% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).
|Tennessee Housing||Tennessee||United States|
|Median Home Cost||$155,630||$183,450|
|Median Home Age||28||33|
|Property Tax Rate||$7.69||$11.20|
|Tennessee Homes by Value||Tennessee||United States|
|Less Than $20,000||3.00%||2.71%|
|$20,000 to $39,999||5.16%||3.86%|
|$40,000 to $59,999||7.68%||5.09%|
|$60,000 to $79,999||9.71%||6.10%|
|$80,000 to $99,999||11.89%||7.33%|
|$100,000 to $149,999||26.60%||18.53%|
|$150,000 to $199,999||14.50%||14.38%|
|$200,000 to $299,999||12.20%||17.52%|
|$300,000 to $399,999||4.65%||9.26%|
|$400,000 to $499,999||1.81%||5.11%|
|$500,000 to $749,999||1.75%||5.76%|
|$1,000,000 or more||0.48%||2.07%|
|Tennessee Homes by Year Built||Tennessee||United States|
|1939 or Earlier||6.66%||12.87%|
|1940 to 1949||5.46%||6.21%|
|1950 to 1959||9.36%||10.80%|
|1960 to 1969||12.44%||12.04%|
|1970 to 1979||16.90%||16.14%|
|1980 to 1989||14.95%||14.11%|
|1990 to 1994||8.17%||6.29%|
|1995 to 1998||9.15%||6.33%|
|1999 to October 2005||16.91%||15.21%|
50.17% of the people in Tennessee declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.
|Tennessee Religions||Tennessee||United States|