Population 6,456,243

Homefacts State Report

Tennessee is home to more than 6 million residents, making it the 17th most populous of the 50 United States. Tennessee ranks 37th in total area (42,145.00 square miles) and 37th in population density (153.19 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 39 years, with 77.4% of the population 18 year and over.

According to Homefacts' records there are currently 18,507 criminal and sex offenders in Tennessee (approximately 28.67 offenders per 10,000 people). The unemployment rate in Tennessee is 3.8% .

Schools view a full school report for Tennessee

1,876 Public Schools

View All School Information

Crime view a full crime report for Tennessee

Search for crime activity and registered Sex Offenders in Tennessee by county or city by selecting one of the links. View a full report by visiting the Tennessee crime and registered Sex Offenders report pages.

18,507 Registered Sex Offenders found in Tennessee

A search for our database shows there are 18,507 registered Sex Offenders in Tennessee. Tennessee has a ratio of 28.67 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 4,140 incarcerated Sex Offenders in Tennessee. As well as 157 offenders whose location is unknown in Tennessee due to the offenders being transient or their address being unmappable.

Cities With The Highest Registered Offender Rate

Cities With The Lowest Registered Offender Rate

Search the offender database

Tennessee Registered Sex Offender Distribution

Registered Offenders per 10,000 population
  • > 30 per 10,000
  • 25 - 30 per 10,000
  • 20 -25 per 10,000
  • 10 - 20 per 10,000
  • < 10 per 10,000

Crime Index in Tennessee

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.

Real Estate search Tennessee real estate

Search for real estate in Tennessee by selecting one of the top for sale or rental markets links listed. For nearby or other top Tennessee real estate, home values, see our additional real estate links.

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$169,900 compared to December 2016
Median Sales Price
$145,000 compared to December 2016

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

27,029 Building Permits

Tennessee building permits average per year since 2001 is 27,315. In 2004, there was a high number of building permits with 41,943 and a low number of building permits in 2011 of 13,080. 64.30% of the building permits are for Single Family housing units in 2012.

View All Building Permits

Building Permits By Year

Environmental Hazards

68,014 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Tennessee
    view all
  • Registered Polluters
    in Tennessee
    view all
  • Superfunds
    in Tennessee
    view all
  • Tanks & Spills
    in Tennessee
    view all

Demographics view full Tennessee demographics report

Unemployment view full Tennessee unemployment report

Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Tennessee has ranged from 3.1% in December 2017 to 11.3% in June 2009. The current unemployment rate for Tennessee is 3.8% for January 2018. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Highest Unemployment Rate By City

Lowest Unemployment Rate By City


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bill Haslam
  • Sen. Lamar Alexander
  • Sen. Bob Corker
Thank you for visiting the Tennessee state page.
Feel Safe
with Homefacts free home and neighborhood alert emails
  • 2 New Registered Offenders
  • 1 Former Drug Lab Reported
  • Environmental Hazards
    and more
Feel Safe with Homefacts
free home and neighborhood alert emails