Tennessee’s Growing Racial and Ethnic Diversity among 2020 Headlines
New 2020 Census data shows that the Tennessee is more diverse than it was ten year ago. Both changing demographics and new processing methods used by the Census Bureau are behind the change. We took a look at the new data and explain the trends.
2020 Population of Tennessee Counties and Incorporated Areas
New population totals for Tennessee counties and cities has been one of the most anticipated numbers to come out of the 2020 Census. We combined the new information with data from 2000 and 2010 to produce population totals and change for the twenty-year period.
2020 Census Redistricting Data Release Set for August 12th
By August 16, 2021, population data from the 2020 Census for the state’s counties and municipalities will be released. Because the data will require processing before it can be viewed, we compiled the basic information needed to plan for the release, access it and extract the new data.
Population Projections for Incorporated Areas in Tennessee
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.
Tennessee Population Tops 6.9 Million in First 2020 Census Result
Tennessee’s resident population grew to 6,910,840 over the past decade according to new 2020 Census results. The 8.9% growth rate was slower than the two previous decades but was enough to move the state up one spot to become the nations 16th most populous.
TNSDC Submits Comments on OMB Metropolitan Statistical Area Proposal
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.