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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataTennessee

Economic Statistics

Tennessee

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over437,491100.0
In labor force295,21767.5
Civilian labor force
294,83067.4
Employed
279,19663.8
Unemployed
15,6343.6
Percent of civilian labor force
5.3(X)
Armed Forces
3870.1
Not in labor force142,27432.5
Females 16 years and over229,088100.0
In labor force141,14461.6
Civilian labor force
141,07661.6
Employed
133,73458.4
Own children under 6 years40,364100.0
All parents in family in labor force25,30062.7
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over274,028100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone215,00878.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled36,89013.5
Public transportation (including taxicab)4,9511.8
Walked6,5092.4
Other means2,3500.9
Worked at home8,3203.0
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over279,196100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations102,29036.6
Service occupations39,25914.1
Sales and office occupations79,92128.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3480.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations23,7308.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations33,64812.1
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining6460.2
Construction18,5406.6
Manufacturing26,0489.3
Wholesale trade10,9763.9
Retail trade30,62011.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities13,0014.7
Information13,8144.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing23,1808.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services27,6979.9
Educational, health and social services57,90920.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services28,49410.2
Other services (except public administration)15,1795.4
Public administration13,0924.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers225,53080.8
Government workers34,25712.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business18,7796.7
Unpaid family workers6300.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households227,559100.0
Less than $10,00023,40410.3
$10,000 to $14,99913,3165.9
$15,000 to $24,99930,87313.6
$25,000 to $34,99933,86314.9
$35,000 to $49,99940,21917.7
$50,000 to $74,99943,20719.0
$75,000 to $99,99920,3558.9
$100,000 to $149,99914,0756.2
$150,000 to $199,9993,6961.6
$200,000 or more4,5512.0
Median household income (dollars)39,232(X)
With earnings191,06684.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
50,918(X)
With Social Security income48,60621.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,017(X)
With Supplemental Security Income8,7053.8
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,135(X)
With public assistance income8,3353.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,046(X)
With retirement income31,86414.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
17,176(X)
Families132,254100.0
Less than $10,0009,3267.1
$10,000 to $14,9995,4364.1
$15,000 to $24,99913,62410.3
$25,000 to $34,99916,62712.6
$35,000 to $49,99923,31017.6
$50,000 to $74,99930,64123.2
$75,000 to $99,99915,68811.9
$100,000 to $149,99911,1078.4
$150,000 to $199,9992,8132.1
$200,000 or more3,6822.8
Median family income (dollars)48,448(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,018(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers33,114(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers27,659(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families13,541(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.2
With related children under 18 years10,877(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.0
With related children under 5 years
5,919(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.3
Families with female householder, no husband present8,886(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.4
With related children under 18 years7,932(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.8
With related children under 5 years
4,287(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.1
Individuals69,247(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
18 years and over45,766(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.3
65 years and over
6,206(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.8
Related children under 18 years22,949(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.5
Related children 5 to 17 years
15,108(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over24,741(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.0
(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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