Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN

Census Place

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2022 Population
684,103
0.213% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
34.6
0.29% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
14.5%
0.0328% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$71,328
8.79% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$351,400
20.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
382,791
0.771% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN had a population of 684k people with a median age of 34.6 and a median household income of $71,328. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN grew from 682,646 to 684,103, a 0.213% increase and its median household income grew from $65,565 to $71,328, a 8.79% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (26.5%), White (Hispanic) (4.22%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.62%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.61%).

None of the households in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

91.6% of the residents in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN are Vanderbilt University (5,142 degrees awarded in 2022), Belmont University (219709) (2,279 degrees), and Lipscomb University (219976) (1,532 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN was $351,400, and the homeownership rate was 53.8%.

Most people in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN is home to a population of 684k people, from which 91.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 13.5% of Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN residents were born outside of the country (92.5k people).

In 2022, there were 2.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (376k people) in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 181k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 28.9k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91.6%
2022 Citizenship
91.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91.6% of Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN was 91.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    376k ± 1.29k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    181k ± 1.93k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    28.9k ± 2.28k
10.8%
Hispanic Population
73.6k people

In 2022, there were 2.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (376k people) in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 181k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 28.9k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.8% of the people in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN are hispanic (73.6k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    84,446 ± 7,091 people
  2. India
    23,758 ± 3,778 people
  3. Guatemala
    22,245 ± 3,656 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Tennessee was Mexico, the natal country of 84,446 Tennessee residents, followed by India with 23,758 and Guatemala with 22,245.

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Foreign-Born Population

13.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
92.5k people
13.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
93.5k people

As of 2022, 13.5% of Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN residents (92.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN was 13.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    8,400 ± 716
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    6,398 ± 754
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,809 ± 692

Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN employs 383k people. The largest industries in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN are Health Care & Social Assistance (54,112 people), Retail Trade (38,015 people), and Educational Services (35,491 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($86,250), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($67,946), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($67,881).

Males in Tennessee have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,544. The income inequality in Tennessee (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

383k
2022 Value
± 5,679
0.771%
1 Year growth
± 2.05%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN grew at a rate of 0.771%, from 380k employees to 383k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN, are Management Occupations (48,144 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (41,068 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (37,320 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

383k
2022 Value
± 5,679
0.771%
1 Year growth
± 2.05%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN grew at a rate of 0.771%, from 380k employees to 383k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (54,112 people), Retail Trade (38,015 people), and Educational Services (35,491 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN, though some of these residents may live in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$49,422
Median earning men ± $1,131
$43,090
Median earning women ± $808

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($75,256), Information ($68,547), and Public Administration ($64,653).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($58,731), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,295), and Wholesale Trade ($52,365).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
3.15%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.29M people employed in Tennessee. This represents a 3.15% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Tennessee.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Tennessee went to Donald J. Trump with 60.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.978%).

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing the state of Tennessee. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Tennessee

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Marsha Blackburn
Senator from Tennessee1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Bill Hagerty
Senator from Tennessee2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing Tennessee.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Tennessee

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Tennessee have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN awarded 16,153 degrees. The student population of Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 21,783 male students and 33,149 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN are White (9,231 and 60%), followed by Black or African American (3,296 and 21.4%), Hispanic or Latino (1,200 and 7.8%), and Asian (769 and 5%).

The largest universities in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN by number of degrees awarded are Vanderbilt University (5,142 and 31.8%), Belmont University (219709) (2,279 and 14.1%), and Lipscomb University (219976) (1,532 and 9.48%).

The most popular majors in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN are Recording Arts Technology (703 and 4.35%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (631 and 3.91%), and General Business Administration & Management (619 and 3.83%).

The median tuition costs in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN are $30,802 for private four year colleges, and $7,128 and $20,484 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 30.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 23.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 54,932 (39.7% men and 60.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 54,932 students enrolled in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN, 39.7% men and 60.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 25,594 records, of which 61.4% were women and 38.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 344 degrees awarded
  2. 314 degrees awarded
  3. 288 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 344 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,142 degrees awarded
  2. 2,279 degrees awarded
  3. 1,532 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Vanderbilt University with 5,142 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 6,644 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN, which is 0.699 times less than the 9,509 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 9,231 degrees mean that there were 2.8 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 3,296 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($30,802) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,914) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($2,300) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 0.806% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.744% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.75M), Some college (1.2M), and Bachelors Degree (956k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN was $351,400 in 2022, which is 1.25 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $291,400 to $351,400, a 20.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN is 53.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN have an average commute time of 24.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN is $71,328. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN was Census Tract 186.01 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 182.03 and Census Tract 186.02, with respective values of $243,750 and $234,250.

Property

$351,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,338
$156,934
Median Property Taxes
±$3,051

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

53.8%
Homeownership
2022
69.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 53.8% of the housing units in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 54.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 186.01
  2. Census Tract 182.03
  3. Census Tract 186.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN was Census Tract 186.01 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 182.03 and Census Tract 186.02, with respective values of $243,750 and $234,250.

The following map shows all of the places in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$71,328
Median Household Income
± $1,373
292k
Number of Households
± 4,858

In 2022, the median household income of the 292k households in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN grew to $71,328 from the previous year's value of $65,565.

The following chart displays the households in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN is from Tennessee.
0.462
2022 Wage GINI in Tennessee
0.463
2021 Wage GINI in Tennessee

In 2022, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.289% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Tennessee was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tennessee in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (70.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.5%)
  3. Carpooled (8.53%)

In 2022, 70.5% of workers in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.5%) and those who carpooled to work (8.53%).

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Commute Time

24.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN have a shorter commute time (24.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.39% of the workforce in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN (96.3k out of 663k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

87.6% of the population of Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN has health coverage, with 50.1% on employee plans, 13.4% on Medicaid, 9.22% on Medicare, 13.9% on non-group plans, and 0.969% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Davidson County, TN see 1041 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1041 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1231 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 281 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,041 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Davidson County, TN

Primary care physicians in Davidson County, TN see an average of 1,041 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,041 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.8% under 18 years, 29% between 18 and 34 years, 36.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.9% were men and 53.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.4%
Uninsured
50.1%
Employer Coverage
13.4%
Medicaid
9.22%
Medicare
13.9%
Non-Group
0.969%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN declined by 0.732% from 12.4% to 12.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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