The release of data collected in the 2020 Census takes place over several years, with the initial products focused on congressional apportionment and legislative redistricting.
We’ll provide links directly to U.S. Census Bureau products on this page, as well as Tennessee State Data Center geographic products, tools and analysis designed specifically to support Tennessee data users.
Download 2020 Census Data Files
The Redistricting Data released on August 12, 2021 are in “Legacy” formats that require processing before use. We’ve done the heavy-lifting and the data posted below are in formats that can be used with popular statistics and mapping software.
2020 QuickStats Tables and GIS Data
Our ready-to-use “QuickStats” products include a selection of the the most popular variables for cities/towns, counties, census tracts and block. Downloads are available in CSV, Excel and several geographic information system (GIS) formats.
2000 and 2010 Census Data
We compiled data from the 2000 and 2010 Census for the state and published them in formats that are compatible with our 2020 QuickStats products,
A maps series showing population change and data tables with information with race, ethnicity and housing units statistics from those earlier decades are included.
Sub-county total population
35 of Tennessee’s 345 incorporated areas fall in more than one county. In this table, each county is broken down into its sub-county parts which includes population in incorporated areas and unincorporated portions.
2020 Census Release Schedule
- 2020 Census P.L. 94-171 Geographic Support Products
- Apportionment Counts
- P.L. 94-171 Redistricting Tables as pipe-delimited text files
- P.L. 94-171 Redistricting Tables on data.census.gov (9/16/2021)
- Demographic Profiles (TBD)
- Demographic and Housing Characteristics File (TBD)
2020 Census Data Updates
2020 PUMA Geography Update
Public Use Microdata Areas, or PUMAs, are statistical areas 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.