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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.

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.

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.


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TNSDC Toplines


Distracted driver traffic crashes occurred in 2019 according to TN Department of Safety Homeland Security. 59 crashes resulted in fatalities. Shelby led the state both in number crashes (7,904) and rate – 0.768 per million vehicle miles traveled in 2018.


Permits for new housing units were issued across the state last year, up 10.4% over 2018. Tennessee ranked 10th nationally, equaling last year’s position. 70.5% of the permits were for single-dwelling homes, marking the decade-long average of 70.4%.

Featured Tools

2020 Census Employment by State
The U.S. Census Bureau will hire almost 500,000 temporary workers for the 2020 Census. Using BLS data, we’re tracking state-level hires to see the nationwide impact on employment.

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.

Tennessee Group Quarters GIS
This application was created to facilitate sharing and browsing of data contained in Tennessee Group Quarters database.