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Tennessee

  •   State: 
    Tennessee
      Coordinates: 
    34°59′ N to 36°41′ N | 81°39′ W to 90°19′ W
      Area total: 
    42,143 sq mi (109,247 km²) [27,130,375.680 acres]
      Area land: 
    41,217 sq mi (106,846 km²) [26,547,409.920 acres]
      Area water: 
    2.2% = 926 sq mi (2,401 km²) [582,965.760 acres]
      Elevation: 
    6,643 ft (2,025 m) Clingmans Dome
      Established: 
    June 1, 1796 (16nd State in the Union)
      Capital seat: 

    Nashville

  • Tennessee, United States

  •   Population: 
    7,051,339
      Population density: 
    171.0/sq mi (65.9/km²) - residents per square mile of area.
      Household income: 
    $58,516
      Households: 
    2,499,453
      Unemployment rate: 
    10.20%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    8.50%
      GDP: 
    $475,755 (2022) nominal GDP at current prices 2022 (millions of U.S. dollars). This is equivalent to 1.83% of the U.S. national real gross domestic product (GDP) in 2022, or 1.78% from 2021.  13.2% change in GDP from 2022 to 2021 =  48,630. Real GDP growth rate (2021–2022) =  8.6%. Nominal GDP per capita 2022 = $67,473 respectively per capita 2023 = $71,198.
      Housing units: 
    3,144,618 units, July 1, 2022 estimate = a 3.7% increase compared to 2020, specifically 113,012 more housing units.

Tennessee is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Tennessee is the 36th largest and the 16th most populous of the 50 United States. Tennessee is bordered by Kentucky to the north, Virginia to the northeast, North Carolina to the east, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi to the south, Arkansas to the west, and Missouri to the northwest. The Appalachian Mountains dominate the eastern part of the state, and the Mississippi River forms the state's western border. Nashville is the state's capital and largest city, with a 2017 population of 667,560. Tennessee's second largest city is Memphis, which had a population of 652,236 in 2017. Tennessee's major industries include agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism. Poultry, soybeans, and cattle are the state's primary agricultural products, and major manufacturing exports include chemicals, transportation equipment, and electrical equipment. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the nation's most visited national park, is headquartered in the eastern part of the state, and a section of the Appalachian Trail roughly follows the Tennessee-North Carolina border. Tennessee is known as The Volunteer State, a nickname some claimed was earned during the War of 1812 because of the prominent role played by volunteer soldiers from Tennessee, especially during the Battle of New Orleans. Tennessee borders eight other states: Kentucky and Virginia to the north; North Carolina to the east; Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi on the south; Arkansas and Missouri on the Mississippi River to the west.

As shown in the given Tennessee location map that Tennessee is located in the south-eastern region of the United States. Tennessee map also shows that it shares its border with Kentucky in the north, Missouri in the north-west, Arkansas in the south-west, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia in the south, North Carolina in the east, and Virginia in the north-east.

Geographically, the Appalachian Mountains greatly cover the eastern part of the state; on the contrary, the Mississippi River makes the state's western border. The capital city of Tennessee is Nashville; however, the largest city of the state is Memphis.

The state’s significant industries are agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism; likewise, the state exports chemicals, electrical equipment, and transportation equipment. Furthermore, in the humid subtropical type of climate, the major agriculture products are soybeans, poultry, and cattle. Major cities of Tennessee are – Chattanooga, Clarksville, Knoxville, Memphis, Murfreesboro, and Nashville.

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The US State Tennessee occupies 106,8 m², about 0,01 % of the total territory of the USA of 9,148,020 m². The total population of the US State Tennessee with 6,715,984 inhabitants (in 2017) has already increased by 18,05 % in this millennium. Almost 40 years ago there were 2,124,864 fewer people. The capital Nashville alone has 679,318 inhabitants.

Nashville (nicknamed the City of Music) was the capital of Tennessee twice. The city was first the capital from 1812 to 1817 and then in 1826, Nashville became the permanent capital of the state. Currently, Memphis has nearly 653,000 residents.

Tennessee is tied with Missouri as the state bordering the most other states. The state is trisected by the Tennessee River. The highest point in the state is Clingmans Dome at 6,643 feet (2,025 m). Clingmans Dome, which lies on Tennessee's eastern border, is the highest point on the Appalachian Trail, and is the third highest peak in the United States east of the Mississippi River. The state line between Tennessee and North Carolina crosses the summit. The state's lowest point is the Mississippi River at the Mississippi state line: 178 feet (54 m). The geographical center of the state is located in Murfreesboro. The state of Tennessee is geographically, culturally, economically, and legally divided into three Grand Divisions: East Tennessee, Middle Tennessee, and West Tennessee. The state constitution allows no more than two justices of the five-member Tennessee Supreme Court to be from one Grand Division and a similar rule applies to certain commissions and boards. Most of the state has a humid subtropical climate, with the exception of some of the higher elevations in the Appalachians, which are classified as having a mountain temperate or humid continental climate due to cooler temperatures. The Gulf of Mexico is the dominant factor in the climate of Tennessee, with winds from the south being responsible for most of the state's annual precipitation. Generally, the state has hot summers and mild to cool winters with generous precipitation throughout the year, with highest average monthly precipitation generally in the winter and spring months, between December and April.

Tennessee is known under different nicknames; aka Big Bend State (refers to the Tennessee River), or Butternut State (refers to the tan color of the uniforms worn by Tennessee soldiers in the American Civil War), or Hog and Hominy State, or The Mother of Southwestern Statesmen, or Volunteer StateT and detailed official information about Tennessee can be found on the homepage at www.tennessee.gov.

Poverty and median household income estimates for 2021 in Tennessee, TN about 934,856 individuals poverty estimate - all ages, it's 13.7% estimated percent of the total resident population of all ages in poverty: U.S. Census Bureau, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) Program Release date: December 2022. SNAP is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and was formerly known as the Food Stamp Program. Estimated SNAP benefits recipients in Tennessee are about 884,297 individuals, for July of the reference year 2020. With a estimate of median household income = $59,698 by each individual family, with a 90% confidence interval lower bound of estimate of median household income = $58,920, with a 90% confidence interval upper bound of estimate of median household income = $60,476 in 2021.

The Air Quality index is in Tennessee = 52.9. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 72. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 91. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Tennessee = 4.6 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

The annual rainfall in Tennessee = 51.9 inches and the annual snowfall = 6.2 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 115. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 207. 89 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 27.8 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 36, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

The most recent state population of 7,051,339 individuals with a median age of 37.7 age the population grows by 10.00% in Tennessee population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 171.0/sq mi (65.9/km²) - residents per square mile of area.. There are average 2.45 people per household in the 2,499,453 households with an average household income of $58,516 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 10.20% of the available work force and has dropped -5.62% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 18.56%. The number of physicians in Tennessee per 100,000 population = 217.5.

The percentage of housing units in Tennessee which are owned by the occupant = 64.12%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 28 years with median home cost = $155,630 and home appreciation of -4.51%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $7.69 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

The local school district spends $4,343 per student. There are 15.9 students for each teacher in the school, 545 students for each Librarian and 502 students for each Counselor. 4.86% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 13.27% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 6.93% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Tennessee's population of 1,258,520 residents in 1870 has increased 3,42-fold to 6,910,840 residents after 150 years, according to the official 2020 census. U.S. Bureau of the Census beginning in 1900. Data for 1870-1890 are on a de facto or unspecified basis; data for 1900 and later years are resident totals.

    Approximately 51.16% female residents and 48.84% male residents live in Tennessee, USA.

    As of 2020, 59.28% in Tennessee are married and the remaining 40.72% are single population.

  • 26.4 minutes is the average time that residents in Tennessee require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    82.58% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 12.32% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.73% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.63% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Tennessee, 64.12% are owner-occupied homes, another 9.36% are rented apartments, and the remaining 26.52% are vacant.

  • 50.17% of the population in Tennessee who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

    Since the 1860s, the two main parties have been the Republican Party (here in 2022 = 56.850%) and the Democratic Party (here in 2022 = 41.790%) of those eligible to vote in Tennessee.

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