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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

Tennessee

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over4,445,909100.0
In labor force2,822,90863.5
Civilian labor force
2,805,23463.1
Employed
2,651,63859.6
Unemployed
153,5963.5
Percent of civilian labor force
5.5(X)
Armed Forces
17,6740.4
Not in labor force1,623,00136.5
Females 16 years and over2,315,733100.0
In labor force1,309,05156.5
Civilian labor force
1,306,57956.4
Employed
1,229,66953.1
Own children under 6 years425,940100.0
All parents in family in labor force255,73160.0
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over2,618,404100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone2,140,37781.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled328,32112.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)21,1680.8
Walked39,6891.5
Other means21,3510.8
Worked at home67,4982.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)24.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over2,651,638100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations781,15329.5
Service occupations362,94113.7
Sales and office occupations692,49926.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations14,6450.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations272,16410.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations528,23619.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining36,0511.4
Construction193,2557.3
Manufacturing501,83618.9
Wholesale trade101,1833.8
Retail trade312,99211.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities166,1446.3
Information63,2002.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing153,3235.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services196,7027.4
Educational, health and social services493,67318.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services199,2607.5
Other services (except public administration)128,0684.8
Public administration105,9514.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers2,079,68078.4
Government workers369,03713.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business194,4977.3
Unpaid family workers8,4240.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households2,234,229100.0
Less than $10,000267,40512.0
$10,000 to $14,999161,7737.2
$15,000 to $24,999326,13414.6
$25,000 to $34,999319,92114.3
$35,000 to $49,999388,09517.4
$50,000 to $74,999405,36418.1
$75,000 to $99,999179,5598.0
$100,000 to $149,999116,7795.2
$150,000 to $199,99931,0951.4
$200,000 or more38,1041.7
Median household income (dollars)36,360(X)
With earnings1,781,45779.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
49,056(X)
With Social Security income592,98326.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,655(X)
With Supplemental Security Income116,3175.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,823(X)
With public assistance income77,1533.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,984(X)
With retirement income361,53516.2
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,360(X)
Families1,557,620100.0
Less than $10,000106,9126.9
$10,000 to $14,99982,1645.3
$15,000 to $24,999195,57812.6
$25,000 to $34,999216,62113.9
$35,000 to $49,999294,91018.9
$50,000 to $74,999339,64521.8
$75,000 to $99,999158,07610.1
$100,000 to $149,999103,5716.6
$150,000 to $199,99927,4051.8
$200,000 or more32,7382.1
Median family income (dollars)43,517(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,393(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers32,313(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,978(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families160,717(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.3
With related children under 18 years117,726(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.0
With related children under 5 years
55,819(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.7
Families with female householder, no husband present82,655(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.5
With related children under 18 years72,272(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)37.6
With related children under 5 years
34,539(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.2
Individuals746,789(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.5
18 years and over499,392(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.0
65 years and over
89,985(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.5
Related children under 18 years240,796(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
165,613(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over232,456(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.1
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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