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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Tennessee, Tennessee, is 5.90%, with job growth of 0.17%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 34.40%.

Tennessee, Tennessee Taxes
Tennessee, Tennessee,sales tax rate is 9.25%. Income tax is 0.00%.

Tennessee, Tennessee Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $24,294, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $44,140.

  ECONOMYTennessee, TennesseeUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.90%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  0.17%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  34.40%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  9.25%6.00%
  Income Taxes  0.00%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $24,294$28,051
  Household Income  $44,140$53,046
  Family Median Income  $54,737$64,585
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  15.60%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  6.47%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  12.30%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  11.31%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  9.72%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  8.35%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  9.83%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  11.03%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  9.52%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  2.98%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  2.90%4.64%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  12.82%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  3.91%5.24%
  Community, social services  1.75%1.66%
  Legal  0.87%1.17%
  Education, library  5.83%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.66%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  6.32%5.49%
  Healthcare support  2.16%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  2.12%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  5.64%5.61%
  Building maintenance  3.88%3.97%
  Personal care  3.07%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  25.60%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.49%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  8.91%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  14.98%12.10%

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  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
JOB POTENTIAL
THE JOB OUTLOOK HERE IS NOT THE BEST. ALTHOUGH THE COST OF LIVING IS RELATIVELY LOW, SO IS THE JOB... (read more)
Fric
We are looking to move to Gatlinburg, Tenn, and would like info on the job possibilites... (read more)
Lack of Bicycle lanes in Cleveland, TN
Area is too dependent on cars for transportation. Very little public transportation and the streets are not suitable for bicycling or... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Don't Waste Your Time
Horrible schools, air pollution, lakes are so polluted you can't eat the fish, mean nasty people, low pay, and overall a bad place to chose to live. I have lived here... (read more)
I love Tennessee
Rolling hills, beautiful countryside, mountains, lakes, streams, parks and greenways, history, music, and a culture all it's own. Tennesseans simply laugh when referred... (read more)
re: Knoxville - 12/31/2014
perhaps u should stop calling the people from the north "yank" and "yankee"......the war was over a long long time ago! i mean come on as far as the history books i... (read more)
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