Nashville, TN Demographic Data

Nashville, TN Summary

Nashville is located in Davidson County in Tennessee
  • Population: 623,255
  • Area: 496.85 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 475.13 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 21.72 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 1,254.41 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 410.10 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Nashville, TN Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
340,365
52%
50.8
Male
314,231
48%
49.2
Total Population
654,596
 
321,419,000

Nashville, TN Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
45,973
7.0% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
41,071
6.3% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
33,638
5.1% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
37,013
5.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
50,260
7.7% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
127,635
19.5% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
90,552
13.8% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
81,679
12.5% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
40,557
6.2% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
34,900
5.3% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
42,067
6.4% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
20,075
3.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
9,176
1.4% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
514,840
78.7%
77.1
Female
270,408
52.5%
51.4
Male
244,432
47.5%
48.6
21 Years and over
489,068
74.7%
72.9
62 Years and over
90,392
13.8%
18.3
65 Years and over
71,318
10.9%
14.9
Female
41,809
58.6%
55.9
Male
29,509
41.4%
44.1
Median Age (years)
34
NR
NR

Nashville, TN Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
635,965
97.2% 
96.9
White
415,672
63.5% 
73.1
Black or African American
178,975
27.3% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
2,694
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
20,631
3.2% 
5.4
Asian Indian
4,499
0.7% 
1.2
Chinese
1,839
0.3% 
1.3
Filipino
637
0.1% 
0.9
Japanese
555
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
1,479
0.2% 
0.5
Vietnamese
3,450
0.5% 
0.5
Other Asian
8,172
1.2% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
76
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
17,917
2.7% 
4.8
Two or More Races
18,631
2.8% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
67,526
10.3% 
17.6
Mexican
39,267
6.0% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
3,654
0.6% 
1.7
Cuban
1,744
0.3% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
22,861
3.5% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
587,070
89.7% 
82.4

Nashville, TN Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
23,503
5.3% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
29,845
6.7% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
107,804
24.1% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
87,100
19.5% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
28,958
6.5% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
103,708
23.2% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
65,723
14.7% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
53,348
12.0%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
393,293
88.0%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
169,431
37.9%
30.6

Nashville, TN Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
214,187
40.1%
33.5%
Now Married
216,104
40.5%
47.5
Divorced
69,935
13.1%
11.0%
Separated
9,458
1.8%
2.1
Widowed
24,230
4.5
5.8%

Nashville, TN Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
500,753
82.3%
78.5%
Languages other than english
107,870
17.7%
21.5%
Spanish
55,481
9.1%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
18,436
3.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
12,362
2.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
21,591
3.5%
1.0%

Nashville, TN Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
19,005
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
13,887
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
27,145
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
29,182
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
39,547
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
52,152
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
31,460
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
28,847
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
10,829
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
12,948
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
51,393
 
55,775
Per capita income
30,138
 
29,979

Nashville, TN Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
316
0.1%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
44,517
12.6%
9.8
Construction
19,872
5.6%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
83,446
23.7%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
27,346
7.8%
6.5
Information
9,104
2.6%
2.1
Manufacturing
26,733
7.6%
10.3
Other services except public administration
18,021
5.1%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
44,352
12.6%
11.3
Public administration
14,096
4.0%
4.6
Retail trade
38,293
10.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
17,590
5.0%
5.1
Wholesale trade
8,383
2.4%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
27,692
7.9%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
139,179
39.5%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
42,274
12.0%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
83,455
23.7%
23.6%
Service occupations
59,469
16.9%
18.0%

Nashville, TN Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
345,181
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
273,020
79.1%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
38,761
11.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
9,355
2.7%
5.2
Walked
6,413
1.9%
2.8
Other means
3,142
0.9%
1.8
Worked at home
14,490
4.2%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
25.0
 
26.0

Nashville, TN Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
21,055
7.9%
8.9
1 vehicles
101,774
38.4%
33.5
2 vehicles
102,503
38.7%
37.2
3 or more
39,670
15.0%
20.3

Nashville, TN Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
265,002
91.8%
87.7
Owner Occupied
142,864
53.9%
63.0
Renter Occupied
122,138
46.1%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
23,797
8.2%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Nashville, TN Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
288,799
1 room
6,782
2.3%
2.3
2 rooms
8,051
2.8%
2.5
3 rooms
30,685
10.6%
9.0
4 rooms
59,870
20.7%
16.6
5 rooms
57,820
20.0%
20.0
6 rooms
47,198
16.3%
17.9
7 rooms
33,275
11.5%
12.1
8 rooms
18,002
6.2%
8.5
9 rooms or more
27,116
9.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Nashville, TN Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
288,799
 
 
1-unit, detached
150,536
52.1%
61.4
1-unit, attached
18,428
6.4%
5.8
2-units
17,242
6.0%
3.7
3 or 4 units
10,812
3.7%
4.5
5 to 9 units
19,701
6.8%
4.8
10 to 19 units
31,032
10.7%
4.6
20 or more units
36,730
12.7%
8.8
Mobile home
4,072
1.4%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
246
0.1%
0.1

Nashville, TN Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
18,690
6.5%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
14,861
5.1%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
33,592
11.6%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
38,762
13.4%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
47,257
16.4%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
45,710
15.8%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
34,823
12.1%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
44,365
15.4%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
8,641
3.0%
2.5%
2014 or later
2,098
0.7%
0.5%

Nashville, TN Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
82,927
31.3%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
3,203
1.2%
4.7
Electricity
176,470
66.6%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
176
0.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
740
0.3%
2.0
Solar energy
51
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
208
0.1%
0.5
No fuel used
1,227
0.5%
1.2

Nashville, TN Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
101,927
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
509
0.5%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
3,199
3.1%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
3,960
3.9%
9.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
7,832
7.7%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
19,967
19.6%
20.3%
$500 to $999
24,862
24.4%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
41,598
40.8%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
44,898
44.4%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
15,341
15.2%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
11,792
11.7%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
7,428
7.3%
7.3%
35.0% or more
21,737
21.5%
22.3%
Not Computed
731
NR
NR

Nashville, TN Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
119,304 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
549
0.5%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
961
0.8%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
2,346
2.0%
4.1%
$1,500 to $1,999
8,511
7.1%
11.0%
Less than $500
14,168
11.9%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
36,336
30.5%
27.9%
$500 to $999
56,433
47.3%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
2,834
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
921
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
13,510
11.6%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
16,101
13.9%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
16,461
14.2%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
15,710
13.5%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
10,676
9.2%
9.2%
35.0% or more
43,711
37.6%
41.4%
Not Computed
5,969
NR
NR

Nashville, TN Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
142,864
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
3,022
2.1%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
13,029
9.1%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
32,501
22.7%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
29,704
20.8%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
28,613
20.0%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
24,763
17.3%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
8,940
6.3%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
2,292
1.6%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
185,000
 
194,500
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