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The 2016 Tennessee, State, population is 6,600,300. There are 160 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Tennessee, State

The median age is 38.3. The US median is 37.4. 52.00% of people in Tennessee, State, are married. 12.69% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.53 people. 29.86% of people are married, with children. 17.03% have children, but are single.

Race in Tennessee, State

75.01% of people are white, 16.66% are black, 1.52% are asian, 0.21% are native american, and 0.09% claim 'Other'.

4.80% of the people in Tennessee, State, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 95.20% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLETennessee, TennesseeUnited States
  Population  6,600,299321,418,820
  Population - 2010  6,234,968308,745,538
  Population - 2000  5,689,283285,036,114
  Population - 1990  4,876,405251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  35.35%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  16.01%12.76%
  Pop. Density  16091
  Land Area  41,2353,531,905
  Water Area  909264,837
  Median Age  38.337.4
  Female Population  51.28%50.81%
  Male Population  48.72%49.19%
  White  75.01%62.77%
  Black  16.66%12.24%
  Asian  1.52%4.95%
  Native American  0.21%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.05%0.16%
  Other  0.09%0.20%
  Two or More Races  1.67%2.13%
  Hispanic  4.80%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  95.20%83.10%
  Households  2,487,350116,211,000
  Family Households  1,658,17076,958,100
  Non Family Households  829,17839,253,000
  Household Size  2.532.63
  Married Population  52.00%50.58%
  Single Population  48.00%49.42%
  Now Married  49.68%48.41%
  Married but Separated  2.32%2.17%
  Never Married  28.78%32.55%
  Widowed  6.53%5.95%
  Divorced  12.69%10.92%
  Married, w/children  29.86%31.68%
  Married, no children  43.22%41.44%
  Single, w/children  17.03%16.94%
  Single, no children  9.90%9.95%

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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)



Humidity in Tennessee

Jodi from St. Michael - did you ever move to TN or elsewhere? I live in SW Florida now and its too hot and humid. Carla from Elk River,... (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)



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