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Tennessee State Data Center

We’re experts in accessing, understanding and disseminating data about Tennessee. We make it understandable and useful to citizens, businesses and agencies across the state.


2020 ACS 1-Year Data, Microdata Release Cancelled August 4, 2021 - On July 29th, the Census Bureau announced that disruptions in the first half of the 2020 to American Community Survey operations had significantly impacted the statistical reliability of some products and announced several product cancellations.
Tennessee Population Tops 6.9 Million in First 2020 Census Result April 28, 2021 - Tennessee’s resident population grew to 6,910,840 over the past decade according to new 2020 Census results. The 8.9% growth rate was slower than the two previous decades but was enough to move the state up one spot to become the nations 16th most populous.
Impact of COVID-19 on Population Migration Remains Unclear February 9, 2021 - The short-term health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are fairly clear, but the effects on population migration are not. Some recent reports begin to provide insight into the effect on Tennessee migration trends.

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births were reported in Tennessee in 2020. The National Vital Statistics Surveillance Report preliminarily showed a drop of 1,791 births compared to 2019, representing a 2.2 percent decline and the fewest since 2002. Early data shows 2021 births and natality could decline even more rapidly.


percent of Tennessee workers substituted telework for in-person work during the period June 23-July 5, according to week 33 results from the Household Pulse Survey; that’s down from 29.4 percent about the same time last year. The next bi-weekly update comes on August 11.

Featured Tools

Unemployment Insurance Claims for Tennessee, Regions and Counties
COVID-19 related layoffs sent unemployment claims to record levels in April, 2020. This dashboard provides detailed tracking of the claims filed for each county and region for March 2020 – July 2021.

Special Censuses in Tennessee (2010-2020)

Fifty-four incorporated municipalities in Tennessee conducted a special census since the 2010. This interactive map shows the of the history of those counts.

2013 and 2018 Core-based Statistical Area Comparison
In 2020, statistical agencies will begin using new metropolitan and micropolitan area boundaries. This app lets you compare the old new boundaries.

COVID-19 Resources

Tennessee COVID-19 Dashboard
We’re capturing daily updates from the Tennessee Department of Health to track the count of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the state.

COVID-19 Data for Tennessee
Our data repository includes daily updates on the statewide and county situation. A separate errata document is also maintained.

Coronavirus-19 Outbreak Response Experts (CORE-19)
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, researchers in public health, economics, public policy, agriculture, veterinary medicine and other disciplines are providing timely and evidence-based information for policymakers, industry and the public on pressing questions regarding the global pandemic.