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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Demographic Statistics

Tennessee

Number

Percent

Total population5,689,283100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male2,770,27548.7
Female2,919,00851.3
Under 5 years374,8806.6
5 to 9 years395,8137.0
10 to 14 years395,1556.9
15 to 19 years395,1846.9
20 to 24 years386,3456.8
25 to 34 years815,90114.3
35 to 44 years902,52715.9
45 to 54 years786,91613.8
55 to 59 years293,9425.2
60 to 64 years239,3094.2
65 to 74 years382,8526.7
75 to 84 years238,9944.2
85 years and over81,4651.4
Median age (years)35.9(X)
18 years and over4,290,76275.4
Male
2,051,74136.1
Female
2,239,02139.4
21 years and over4,046,45071.1
62 years and over842,14114.8
65 years and over703,31112.4
Male
281,8825.0
Female
421,4297.4
RACE
One race5,626,17498.9
White
4,563,31080.2
Black or African American
932,80916.4
American Indian and Alaska Native
15,1520.3
Asian
56,6621.0
Asian Indian
12,8350.2
Chinese
9,4260.2
Filipino
5,4260.1
Japanese
4,3040.1
Korean
7,3950.1
Vietnamese
7,0070.1

Other Asian 1

10,2690.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2,2050.0
Native Hawaiian
5390.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
6960.0
Samoan
5440.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

4260.0
Some other race
56,0361.0
Two or more races63,1091.1

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White4,617,55381.2
Black or African American953,34916.8
American Indian and Alaska Native39,1880.7
Asian68,9181.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4,5870.1
Some other race72,9291.3
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population5,689,283100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)123,8382.2
Mexican
77,3721.4
Puerto Rican
10,3030.2
Cuban
3,6950.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
32,4680.6
Not Hispanic or Latino5,565,44597.8
White alone
4,505,93079.2
RELATIONSHIP
Total population5,689,283100.0
In households5,541,33797.4
Householder
2,232,90539.2
Spouse
1,173,96020.6
Child
1,611,78928.3
Own child under 18 years
1,239,20021.8
Other relatives
287,2535.0
Under 18 years
126,2842.2
Nonrelatives
235,4304.1
Unmarried partner
93,9481.7
In group quarters147,9462.6
Institutionalized population
83,3971.5
Noninstitutionalized population
64,5491.1
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households2,232,905100.0
Family households (families)1,547,83569.3
With own children under 18 years
707,30531.7
Married-couple family
1,173,96052.6
With own children under 18 years
499,29822.4
Female householder, no husband present
287,89912.9
With own children under 18 years
165,8427.4
Nonfamily households685,07030.7
Householder living alone
576,40125.8
Householder 65 years and over
201,8509.0
Households with individuals under 18 years785,81635.2
Households with individuals 65 years and over502,33222.5
Average household size2.48(X)
Average family size2.99(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units2,439,443100.0
Occupied housing units2,232,90591.5
Vacant housing units206,5388.5
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
36,7121.5
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)2.0(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)8.8(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units2,232,905100.0
Owner-occupied housing units1,561,36369.9
Renter-occupied housing units671,54230.1
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.57(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.29(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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