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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.


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.
2020 Census Tennessee Update 2020 Census Data Product Delays Continue February 8, 2021 - An extended counting phase and processing issues have pushed the release date for the 2020 Census Data Products back several times. More definitive information is now available about apportionment and redistricting data release plans.
2019 Births Rates Show Continued Slowing February 5, 2021 - New Tennessee birth data shows that despite the state’s growing population, the number of births have remained relatively flat for nearly a decade. We took a look at the factors driving this trend and the state's falling birth rate.

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people were represented by each U.S. congressional representative on average in 2010. Tennessee has been apportioned nine seats since 1980, according to a new Census Bureau visualization. That number is expected to hold in 2020 when new numbers are released in late April.


visits were recorded at seven National Park Service sites in Tennessee in 2020, a -2.2% decrease from the previous year. The Great Smoky Mountains remains the nation’s most visited national park. Tennessee State Parks drew nearly 35 million visits last year and recorded visits last fall.

Featured Tools

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.

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.

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.