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Additional details on the experimental data product that will replace the 2020 American Community Survey 1-Year data are now available. A limited number of tables for the U.S. and states will be made available by November 30, 2021.


Population projections for Tennessee’s 345 cities and towns aren’t readily available. So we leveraged the Boyd Center’s county-level population projections and Census Bureau estimates to create a simple approach that can be replicated by communities across the state.


A proposal to increase the urban area population for Metropolitan Statistical Areas from 50,000 people to 100,000 people was published in January. TNSDC was among hundreds of organizations submitting a response to the Federal Register notice.


We used historic census data from the IPUMS National Historic GIS to look at some basic housing unit trends in Nashville/Davidson County including housing unit growth between 1990 and 2020 and changes to housing vacancy rates over the same period.


Population data is used to calculate infection rates and in cooperation with the Census Bureau, we’ve compiled new age data for all 95 Tennessee counties to help improve the accuracy of age-based COVID-19 rates.


Public Use Microdata Areas, or PUMAs, are statistical with no fewer than 100,000 people for which anonymized, individual Census responses are released. In late 2021, the State Data Center will lead an update to Tennessee’s PUMA boundaries.


According to 2018 census data, there were over 435,000 veterans living in Tennessee comprising about 8.5% of the state’s population. We’ve compiled links to state and county-level data to help ease the search for this information.


Want to see how the 2020 Census temporary hiring is affecting employment in your area? A new dashboard from the Tennessee State Data Center shows just how many temporary workers are employed in each state across the nation.