Category Archives: est-proj-4
Rise Among Tennesseans of Working, Retirement Age Drove Increase in 2021 State Population
The growth of adult population statewide was strong in 2021, but Tennessee’s two largest counties both saw population declines among people under age 65. We took at look at the last year of population change and how it varied by age across the state.
Tennessee’s Spring Hill Cracks Top 10 List of Nation’s Fastest Growing Cities in 2021
Spring Hill, located 30 miles south of Nashville, had the 10th largest percentage increase among U.S. cities in 2021. New Census Bureau data for the state’s 345 cities and towns showed strong growth for many of the state’s municipalities.
New Census Estimates Show Nashville-Davidson County Population Decrease in 2021
Did Nashville lose population last year? 2021 Population Estimate data from the US Census Bureau show that Davidson County, which is centered in fast-growing Middle Tennessee, ceded some of the 90,000 people it gained between 2010 and 2020. We take a close look at the numbers.
Tennessee Could Add Nearly 1 Million New Residents by 2040
Tennessee could grow by nearly a million people over the next 20 years and reach a total population of 7.87 million by 2040. New Boyd Center Population Projections for the state’s 95 counties are now available.
Net Migration Surge Boosts Tennessee Population in 2021; Natural Change Negative
2021 was one of the most dynamic years in population change in recent history. New data shows Tennessee’s population grew in 2021. Record net gains from domestic migration were offset by a rise in deaths and drop in births. We break down the early numbers.
Impact of COVID-19 on Population Migration Remains Unclear
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.
2019 Births Rates Show Continued Slowing
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.
2019 population estimates show continued growth in Tennessee, southeastern states
New population estimates show Tennessee still is the 16th most populous state, but it’s now within 63,000 of No. 15 Massachusetts after growing at a 0.85% rate last year.
2018-2070 Boyd Center Population Projections Released
The new projections incorporate the latest births, deaths and current population estimates to update the projections last released in 2017.
2018 Population Data Shows State’s Fastest-Growing Cities, Counties Are Mid-State
Based on the change in population between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, nine of the 10 cities with the largest gains were in Middle Tennessee. Murfreesboro and Clarksville were the state’s two fastest-growing cities of 2018. Metropolitan Nashville–Davidson County was third and ranked as the 24th most populous city in the nation.