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Tennessee




Tennessee

   People QuickFactsTennesseeUSA
Population, 2005 estimate 5,962,959296,410,404
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 4.8%5.3%
Population, 2000 5,689,283281,421,906
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 6.5%6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 23.3%24.8%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 12.6%12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2005 51.0%50.7%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)80.7%80.2%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)16.8%12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.3%1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)1.2%4.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.1%0.2%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.0%1.5%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)3.0%14.4%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 77.9%66.9%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 53.9%54.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 2.8%11.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 4.8%17.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 75.9%80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 19.6%24.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 1,149,69349,746,248
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 24.525.5
 
Housing units, 2005 2,637,441124,521,886
Homeownership rate, 2000 69.9%66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 18.7%26.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $93,000$119,600
 
Households, 2000 2,232,905105,480,101
Persons per household, 2000 2.482.59
Median household income, 2003 $37,925$43,318
Per capita money income, 1999 $19,393$21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 13.5%12.5%
   Business QuickFactsTennesseeUSA
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 131,69117,387,724
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 2,347,3351115,074,924
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 -1.8%10.9%
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 404,59319,523,741
 
Total number of firms, 2002 454,36622,974,655
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 5.9%5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.8%0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.6%4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 0.9%6.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 26.0%28.2%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 109,293,4543,916,136,712
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 97,792,0304,634,755,112
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 60,136,4033,056,421,997
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $10,382$10,615
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 8,024,900449,498,718
Building permits, 2005 46,6152,155,316
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 45,440,54312,143,781,7272
   Geography QuickFactsTennesseeUSA
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 41,2173,537,438
Persons per square mile, 2000 138.079.6
FIPS Code 47

1: Includes data not distributed by county.
2: Includes data not distributed by state.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, 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, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:06:59 EST

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