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 38.6 years, with 77.4% of the population 18 year and over.

According to Homefacts' records there are currently 27,895 criminal and sex offenders in Tennessee (approximately 43.21 offenders per 10,000 people). The unemployment rate in Tennessee is 3.5% .

Schools view a full school report for Tennessee

1,980 Public Schools

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.

27,895 Registered Sex Offenders found in Tennessee

A search for our database shows there are 27,895 registered Sex Offenders in Tennessee. Tennessee has a ratio of 43.21 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 228 incarcerated Sex Offenders in Tennessee. As well as 211 offenders whose location is unknown in Tennessee due to the offenders being transient or their address being unmappable.

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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.

Property Reports search Tennessee property reports

Real Estate Overview

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.

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Building Permits By Year

Environmental Hazards

68,014 Environmental Hazards

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Demographics view full Tennessee demographics report

Unemployment view full Tennessee unemployment report

Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Tennessee has ranged from 2.9% in April 2019 to 15.0% in April 2020. The current unemployment rate for Tennessee is 3.5% for August 2022. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

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State Representatives

  • Gov. Bill Haslam
  • Sen. Lamar Alexander
  • Sen. Bob Corker
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