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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.


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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.

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Decrease in traffic was observed on the state’s roadways on Sunday, April 11th, compared to one year ago. Traffic analytics provider MS2 showed traffic was about 30% lower in the early part of April than it was last year. Early May numbers remain off -15%.


Unemployment insurance claims have been filed by Tennessee workers since March 21, 2020. This totals 14% of the state’s 3.36 million person labor force. The largest share of the claims have come from middle Tennessee. April unemployment will be released on May 22nd.

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.